14th Annual

HOLLYWOOD REEL INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL

February 05, 2017 to February 20, 2017

 
Category

Music Video Competition

 

Deadlines & Entry Fees

All fees will be charged in U.S. Dollar
...but you can display them in these other currencies:

Online Services Offered
Entry Form
Fee Payment
Press Kit
Submission Copy
Earlybird Deadline
May 6, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 20.00 *
WAB Summer Discount Deadline
June 18, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 25.00 *
Regular Deadline
July 23, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 30.00 *
WAB Fall Discount Deadline
August 6, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 35.00 25.00
Late Deadline
September 3, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 28.00
WAB Final Discount Deadline
October 15, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 30.00
WAB Extended Deadline
November 28, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 35.00

Discounted fees apply to projects with pre-purchased Discount Packs, on entry fees greater than 30.00.


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately January 11, 2017

RUNTIME
Shorts: maximum 5 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after January 1, 2014

PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects may originate from anywhere in the world

PREMIERE STATUS
No premiere requirement

DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Projects may have distribution


Submission & Exhibition Format Requirements

SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
Online
  Secure Online Screener
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
REGION 1    

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


Press Kit Requirements

A press kit is requested but not required, including:
> One-Sheet Art - Postcards
> One-Sheet Art - Posters

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

BEST MUSIC VIDEO

Best Director
This prize is shared with other categories.

Best Editing
This prize is shared with other categories.

Category Rules

Any music video or film with a running time under 5 minutes is eligible in this category.

Films must not require any screening fees for exhibition at HRIFF. Submitter agrees to have legally dealt with these concerns before applying.

PREVIEW SCREENER GUIDELINES:
WAB Online Screeners ONLY accepted or DVD
Only formats excepted for PREVIEW SCREENER COPY

All deadlines listed are firm POSTMARK deadlines.

List Running Time, Tracking Number, Films Name, and Aspect Ratio
on film or packaging for any movies sent.

NTSC only. No PAL.
No BluRay preview screeners.
Watermarks are accepted on preview screeners only.
Menu Screens accepted on preview screeners only.

No VIMEO link uploads. If you submit a preview screener via WAB Online Screener system, you may feel free to send an additional DVD backup (with WAB Tracking Number) if concerned about your online upload.


EXHIBITION ACCEPTED PRINT GUIDELINES:
If your film is accepted into HRIFF programming,
please note:

NO MENU SCREENS or watermarks on EXHIBITION COPY.

If submitting a BluRay EXHIBITION PRINT:
HRIFF requires AN ADDITIONAL DVD backup with identical chapter markings. NTSC Region 0 or 1.

Please contact HRIFF if you have a 35mm print.

If venue allows DCP - Festival will contact feature filmmakers to request. DO NOT SEND UNSOLICITED DCP. They will NOT be returned.


RETURNS
Exhibition Screener DVD / BluRay copies will NOT be returned by mail and will NOT be returned at the festival.
Any Preview Screeners WILL NOT be returned.
35mm prints will be returned via messenger.
DCP's can be picked at Festival Hospitality 24 hours after screening and on the last day of festival, or by messenger (at submitter cost).

Please note that any and all posters and/or promotional materials will NOT be returned by mail, nor at festival.


PRESS
If your film is chosen for exhibition it is recommended and suggested, but not required, for 1 to 2 standard size aka 27 x 41 aka One Sheet movie posters to be sent to our listed shipping address to help promote your film. These materials will NOT be returned.

Other size posters and materials are accepted. Feel free to send any press materials you prefer, but know that One Sheet Posters and postcards are most compatible for the majority of cinemas.