6th Annual

The Prairie State Film Festival

August 04, 2017 to August 06, 2017

 
Category

FEATURE FILMS

 

Deadlines & Entry Fees

All fees will be charged in U.S. Dollar

Online Services Offered
Entry Form
Fee Payment
Press Kit
Submission Copy
Earlybird Deadline
November 4, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 30.00 *
Student Fee 30.00 *
Regular Deadline
February 3, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00
Student Fee 35.00 30.00
Late Deadline
March 31, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 45.00
Student Fee 45.00 40.00
WAB Extended Deadline
April 28, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 60.00 55.00
Student Fee 55.00 50.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately May 19, 2017

RUNTIME
Features: From 45 minutes to 210 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
No requirement for completed by date

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
Media Files
  Other - Digital

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
Media Files
  .MOV (Quicktime)
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)
  .AVI (Audio-Video Interleaved)

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


Press Kit Requirements

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

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

Best Prairie State Film
Awarded to best Illinois produced film.
This prize is shared with other categories.

Best Feature

Best Director
This prize is shared with other categories.

Best Actor
This prize is shared with other categories.

Best Actress
This prize is shared with other categories.

Best Supporting Actor
This prize is shared with other categories.

Best Supporting Actress
This prize is shared with other categories.

Best Writer
This prize is shared with other categories.

Best Cinematography
This prize is shared with other categories.

Best Editing
This prize is shared with other categories.

Best Music
This prize is shared with other categories.

Best Sound
This prize is shared with other categories.

Director Choice Award
Festival Directors Choice - Top Film Of Festival
Sponsor:WillyAdkins.com
This prize is shared with other categories.

Category Rules

Certification of Entrant I, the undersigned, acknowledge and agree:

1 . I have read, understated and fully comply with all submission eligibility information, Submission Guidelines, Terms and Conditions of Entry and Entry Eligibility requirements.

2 . To the best of my knowledge, all of the statements in this document are true;

3 . This film or video is not subject to any litigation nor is threatened by any litigation;

4 . I am duly authorized to submit this film to the festival;

5 . I hold Breaking Fate Entertainment Inc. / The Prairie State Film Festival harmless from any damage to the print(s) or tape(s) en route or otherwise during the course of the festival’s possession of the film;

6 . I hold Breaking Fate Entertainment Inc. / The Prairie State Film Festival, its owners, management, juries, subsidiaries, agents, sponsors, affiliates, and etc. harmless from any and all claims of liability resulting from my entry.

7 . I certify that I have full rights to the use of the music in the entered work.

8 . I give permission for Breaking Fate Entertainment Inc. / The Prairie State Film Festival to use stills, titles, copy, and/or information from the film for promotional purposes

9 . I give permission for Breaking Fate Entertainment Inc. / The Prairie State Film Festival to screen the film at the Festival.

OTHER NOTES:

There is NO 'Film Made By' date. We have shown horror films from as early as the 30's. Please feel free to submit your early work as well as your current.

Films showing nudity are permissible, however sexual penetration will be disqualified.

PLEASE NOTE: We DO NOT pay screening fees. If any screening fee is requested by filmmaker(s), the associated film will be disqualified.