12th Annual

Boulder International Film Festival

March 03, 2016 to March 06, 2016

 
Category

Short Documentary

 

Deadlines & Entry Fees

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
Earlybird Deadline
July 17, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00
Regular Deadline
August 17, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 45.00
Late Deadline
September 14, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 55.00 50.00
WAB Extended Deadline
October 19, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 60.00 55.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately February 10, 2016

RUNTIME
Shorts: maximum 45 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after January 1, 2014

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    

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DCP  
Media Files
  DCP
  .MOV (Quicktime)

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


Press Kit Requirements

Do not submit a press kit.

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

Audience Choice Award
Sponsor:Boulder International Film Festival
This prize is shared with other categories.

Best Short Documentary
Sponsor:Boulder International Film Festival

Category Rules

1. Only one title per entry.

2. Films must have been completed after January 1, 2014.

3. The Film should not be commercially available on DVD, Blu-Ray, on-demand service or other format intended for private viewing and will not air on television, via internet streaming service or other public broadcast in the United States prior to March 6, 2016.

4. All films must be submitted on DVD (Region 0 or 1) NTSC for consideration or online through Withoutabox. Please ensure that your disc plays in a standard DVD player before you mail it to us.

5. We can screen DCP in two of our venues. DCP must be DCI compliant, keys must be open for window as specified by Festival. If we schedule your film in our non-DCP venue, we will require a Digital File Format (Quicktime) or a professionally made Bluray for screening. Blurays or Quicktime files must be provided as a backup for ALL exhibition copies including DCP.