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25-May-2015 6:37pm PDT  

 

Boston International Film Festival

13 Annual: April 09, 2015 to April 19, 2015

  Indie Spirit/Dramatic Competition Feature

 
 

Deadlines & Entry Fees

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

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
 
August 8, 2014
Earlybird Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 45.00


September 12, 2014
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 60.00 55.00


November 14, 2014
Late Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 70.00 65.00


January 2, 2015
Late Extended Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 80.00 65.00


January 23, 2015
WAB Extended Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 80.00 65.00



NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately 12-Mar-2015


RUNTIME
Features: From 45 minutes to 150 minutes


COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after 01-Jan-2011


PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects may originate from anywhere in the world


PREMIERE STATUS
No premiere requirement


DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Projects may have distribution


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SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
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English

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Film Gauge
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  35mm

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, 2011.

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.