12th Annual

Biografilm Festival | International Celebration of Lives

June 10, 2016 to June 20, 2016

 
Category

International Competition

 

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
December 18, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 35.00 30.00
Regular Deadline
January 25, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 40.00
Late Deadline
February 22, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 55.00 50.00
Final Deadline
March 31, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 65.00 60.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately May 6, 2016

RUNTIME
Features: minimum 50 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after January 1, 2015

PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects may originate from anywhere in the world

PREMIERE STATUS
Projects must be a premiere in Italy

DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Projects may have distribution


Submission & Exhibition Format Requirements

SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
Online
  Secure Online Screener
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0  
Media Files
  .FLV (Flash Video)
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)
  .AVI (Audio-Video Interleaved)
  .WMV (Windows Media)
  .MOV (QuickTime)

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0  
BLU-RAY
REGION 0  
Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DCP  

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


Press Kit Requirements

A press kit is required, but only after acceptance.
> Production Still Photos - Digital
> Photo of the Director - Digital
> Biography/Filmography - Director
> Biography/Filmography - Producer
> One-Sheet Art - Posters
> Statement by the Director
> Press Clippings

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

1st Place
Best Film Unipol Award - Biografilm Festival 2016 for the Best Film
Sponsor:Unipol

2nd Place
Life Tales Award - Biografilm Festival 2016 for the Most Compelling Life Story

3rd Place
Premio Hera “Nuovi Talenti” | Biografilm Festival 2016 for the Best First Feature Film

Honorable Mention
Special Mention by the International Jury

Audience Choice Award
Audience Award - Biografilm Festival 2016
This prize is shared with other categories.

Category Rules

We select great Italian premieres, never been distributed in Italy, big and small stories that influenced and determined the world history, including:

> Biographical Fiction Films and Documentaries

> This section includes 10 films.

> Full length movies: over 50 minutes.

> Movies completed between 2015 and 2016.

> Italian Premiere strictly required.