18th Annual

'Hollywood Reel Independent Film Festival'

February 01, 2019 to February 20, 2019

 
Category

PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARDS - Feature Films

 

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
April 19, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00
Regular Deadline
May 23, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 40.00
SUMMER EXTENSION - DISCOUNT DEADLINE
July 19, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 45.00
Late Deadline
October 2, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 55.00 50.00
FALL EXTENSION - DISCOUNT DEADLINE
November 1, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 60.00 55.00
Final Deadline
November 27, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 70.00 65.00
WAB Extended Deadline
December 25, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 85.00 70.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately January 10, 2019

RUNTIME
A runtime of any length is permitted

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
Project must not 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.

Peoples Choice Award For BEST PICTURE
This prize is shared with other categories.

Peoples Choice Award for BEST DIRECTOR

Category Rules

Peoples Choice Awards film submissions (if accepted for screening) are additionally nominated in consideration for our audience awards (to be voted on during the festival).

Peoples Choice Award nominated films, receive a score determined via a point system that factors 1.) number of tickets sold for their festival screening, 2.) number of votes received in balloting of audience members during the festival, and 3.) press votes, to determine each seasons winners.


PREVIEW SCREENER GUIDELINES:
All deadlines listed are firm POSTMARK deadlines.
List Running Time, Tracking Number, Films Name, and Aspect Ratio on film or packaging for any movies sent.

NTSC only. No PAL No BluRay preview screeners.
Watermarks are accepted on preview screeners only.
Menu Screens accepted on preview screeners only.

If you submit a preview screener via WAB Online Screener system, you may feel free to send an additional DVD backup (with WAB Tracking Number) if concerned about your online upload.


PRESS
If your film is chosen for exhibition it is recommended and suggested, but not required, for 1 to 2 standard size aka 27 x 41 aka One Sheet movie posters to be sent to our listed shipping address to help promote your film. These materials will NOT be returned.

Other size posters and materials are accepted. Feel free to send any press materials you prefer, but know that One Sheet Posters and postcards are most compatible for the majority of cinemas.