Filmmakers, Withoutabox
  Not logged in
  • English
  • German
  • French
  • Spanish
16-Apr-2014 3:06pm PDT  

 

Boston International Film Festival

12 Annual: April 18, 2014 to April 27, 2014

  Indie Spirit/Dramatic Competition Feature

 Switch Category
 

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
 
September 6, 2013
Earlybird Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 45.00


November 8, 2013
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 60.00 55.00


December 13, 2013
Late Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 70.00 65.00


December 27, 2013
WAB Extended Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 80.00 65.00


January 16, 2014
Late Extended Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 80.00 65.00



NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately 12-Mar-2014


RUNTIME
Features: From 45 minutes to 150 minutes


COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after 01-Jan-2010


PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects may originate from anywhere in the world


PREMIERE STATUS
No premiere requirement


DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Projects may have distribution


SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
REGION 2    
REGION 3    
REGION 4    
REGION 5    
REGION 6    
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
REGION 2    
REGION 3    
REGION 4    
REGION 5    
REGION 6    
Mobile
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
REGION 2    
REGION 3    
REGION 4    
REGION 5    
REGION 6    

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
REGION 2    
REGION 3    
REGION 4    
REGION 5    
REGION 6    
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
REGION 2    
REGION 3    
REGION 4    
REGION 5    
REGION 6    
Mobile
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
REGION 2    
REGION 3    
REGION 4    
REGION 5    
REGION 6    
Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
SDV    
MiniDV    
DigiBeta    
DVCAM    
HDCAM    
DVCPro    
Analog VideoNTSCPALSECAM
BetaSP    
Film Gauge
  16mm
  35mm

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


PRESSKIT 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, 2010.

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.