19th Annual

'Hollywood Reel Independent Film Festival' ®™

February 07, 2020 to February 27, 2020

 
Category

WORLD CINEMA - SHORT FILMS (all categories)

 

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
March 20, 2019
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 33.00 28.00
EarlyBird Extension - Discount Deadline
April 27, 2019
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 35.00 30.00
Regular Deadline
June 20, 2019
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 38.00 33.00
Summer Extension - Discount Deadline
July 1, 2019
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 39.00 34.00
Late Deadline
July 21, 2019
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 42.00 37.00
Late Extension - Discount Deadline
August 3, 2019
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 40.00
Final Deadline
August 14, 2019
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 45.00
WAB Extended Deadline
September 13, 2019
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 52.00 47.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately October 27, 2019

RUNTIME
Shorts: maximum 45 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 0    
REGION 1    

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DCP    
Media Files
  .FLV (Flash Video)
  .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:
> Biography/Filmography - Director
> Biography/Filmography - Producer
> One-Sheet Art - Postcards
> One-Sheet Art - Fliers
> One-Sheet Art - Posters

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

BEST SHORT FILM
This prize is shared with other categories.

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 Cinematography
This prize is shared with other categories.

Best Editing
This prize is shared with other categories.

Category Rules

Narrative films (with a running time of 45 minutes or less) that have been filmed or produced outside of the United States are eligible to submit in this category.

Films must not at have major U.S. theatrical distribution that directly competes with HRIFF screening dates, nor require any screening fees for exhibition at our festival.
Submitter agrees to have dealt with all such concerns before applying.

Submitter claims ownership or authorization of all materials submitted, and confirms festival's legal right to screen at our festival, any submissions entered (if accepted by festival).