9th Annual

BACK IN THE BOX COMPETITION

December 15, 2017 to December 22, 2017

 
Category

Film - Feature

 

Deadlines & Entry Fees

All fees will be charged in U.S. Dollar

Online Services Offered
Entry Form
Fee Payment
Press Kit
Submission Copy
First Call Deadline
July 13, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 20.00 *
End of Summer Deadline
August 17, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 25.00 *
Earlybird Deadline
September 14, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 30.00 *
Regular Deadline
October 12, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 35.00 30.00
Late Deadline
November 16, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 40.00
WAB Extended Deadline
December 7, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 65.00 50.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
December 14, 2017

RUNTIME
Features: From 75 minutes to 300 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
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
BLU-RAY
REGION 1    
Media Files
  .AVI (Audio-Video Interleaved)
  .MOV (QuickTime)
  CD-ROM

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
BLU-RAY
REGION 1    
Media Files
  CD-ROM
  .MOV (Quicktime)
  .AVI (Audio-Video Interleaved)

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


Press Kit Requirements

Do not submit a press kit.

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

Best Feature Film
Certificate of Achievement Award. IMDB Listing.
Sponsor:Fernleif Productions
Cash Award Value: 250 U.S. Dollar
Value of Goods/Services: 250 U.S. Dollar

Best Director
Certificate of Achievement Award. IMDB Listing.
Sponsor:Fernleif Productions
This prize is shared with other categories.

Best Actor
Certificate of Achievement Award. IMDB Listing.
Sponsor:Fernleif Productions
This prize is shared with other categories.

Best Actress
Certificate of Achievement Award. IMDB Listing.
Sponsor:Fernleif Productions
This prize is shared with other categories.

Best Supporting Actor
Certificate of Achievement Award. IMDB Listing.
Sponsor:Fernleif Productions
This prize is shared with other categories.

Best Supporting Actress
Certificate of Achievement Award. IMDB Listing.
Sponsor:Fernleif Productions
This prize is shared with other categories.

Category Rules

1. Submissions must not have been previously optioned or purchased.
2. Submissions must be in English.
3. Submissions can be in any genre.
4. Submissions must be appropriate length for category entered.
5. Submissions must be formatted by industry standards.
6. All check payments must be payable in U.S. dollars to “Fernleif Productions” and drawn from U.S. banks. U.S. Money Orders are also accepted.
7. Any check returned to us for non-payment will be subject to a $15 service fee.
8. To enter the BIB Competition you must agree to its Terms and Conditions.
9. Film and Screenplay selection for the Festival will be made by the Festival Committee. All decisions are final.

GUIDELINES:
1. Please provide only one primary contact on your application form.
2. Title page should include Name, Address, Phone Number, email, WGA registration (if registered) and genre/type of submission.
3. In the event of multiple owners, any award will be divided equally among owners.
4. If you are sending your entry by mail and would like delivery confirmation, please include a self-addressed stamped postcard with your submission package.
5. BIB is not responsible for submission that are stolen or lost in transit.

SCRIPT REGISTRY:

To protect your intellectual property we suggest you register your work with the Writers Guild of America, west (www.wga.org or call 323 782 4500) and the US Patent and Trademark Office.