Boston International Film Festival

14 Annual April 14, 2016 to April 18, 2016

 
Category

Indie Spirit/Dramatic Competition Feature

 

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
August 7, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 45.00
Regular Deadline
October 23, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 60.00 55.00
Late Deadline
December 11, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 70.00 65.00
WAB Extended Deadline
December 28, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 70.00 65.00
Late Extended Deadline
January 8, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 80.00 65.00

Discounted fees apply to projects with pre-purchased Discount Packs, on entry fees greater than 15.00.


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately March 18, 2016

RUNTIME
Features: From 45 minutes to 150 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after January 1, 2012

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

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SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
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Film Gauge
  16mm
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EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


Press Kit Requirements

A press kit is requested but not required, including:


Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

Best of Fest Award
Sponsor:BIFF
Cash Award Value: 1,000 U.S. Dollar

Category Rules

Programs
We are Accepting submissions for feature Narrative and Documentary, short Narrative and Documentary. Shorts will play prior to a feature or in a shorts program. All genres are welcome. The festival programming staff will place your film in the appropriate category.

Works in Progress
Works in Progress are accepted for final deadlines only. WP should be clearly marked on the videotape or DVD Work in Progress or Rough Cut and also indicate when exactly the final edited version will be available

Eligibility
All Projects:

1) Must have been completed after January 1, 2012.

2) Cannot have been broadcast on television or the Internet in the US prior to the festival.

3) Projects in a foreign language must have English subtitles prior to submission.

4) Cannot have been financed or produced by a major studio Production.