18th Annual

'Hollywood Reel Independent Film Festival'

February 01, 2019 to February 20, 2019

 
Category

PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARDS - Short 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 10, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 35.00 30.00
EarlyBird Extension - Discount Deadline
May 7, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00
Regular Deadline
June 28, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 42.00 37.00
Summer Extension - Discount Deadline
July 10, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 44.00 39.00
Late Deadline
August 18, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 46.00 41.00
Fall Extension - Discount Deadline
September 18, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 48.00 43.00
Final Deadline
October 27, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 45.00
WAB Extended Deadline
December 1, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 60.00 55.00

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
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.

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.