Iris Prize Festival

9 Annual October 07, 2015 to October 11, 2015

 
Category

Feature Film

 

Deadlines & Entry Fees

All fees will be charged in United Kingdom Pound
...but you can display them in these other currencies:

Online Services Offered
Entry Form
Fee Payment
Press Kit
Submission Copy
Earlybird Deadline
March 30, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 15.00 *
Regular Deadline
June 1, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 20.00 15.00
Late Deadline
July 3, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 20.00 15.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately August 21, 2015

RUNTIME
Features: minimum 39 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after July 1, 2013

PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects may originate from anywhere in the world

PREMIERE STATUS
Projects must be a premiere in United Kingdom

DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Projects may have distribution


Submission & Exhibition Format Requirements

SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
Online
  Secure Online Screener
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0  
REGION 1  
REGION 2  
BLU-RAY
REGION 0  
REGION 2  
Media Files
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)
  .AVI (Audio-Video Interleaved)
  .MOV (QuickTime)

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
REGION 2    
Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DCP  
Media Files
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)
  .MOV (Quicktime)

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English
Welsh


Press Kit Requirements

A press kit is required with the entry form, including:
> Production Still Photos - Color Print
> Production Still Photos - Black&White Print
> Production Still Photos - Digital
> Photo of the Director - Color Print
> Photo of the Director - Black&White Print
> Photo of the Director - Digital
> Biography/Filmography - Director
> Biography/Filmography - Producer
> Biography/Filmography - Writer
> One-Sheet Art - Postcards
> One-Sheet Art - Posters
> Statement by the Director
> Press Clippings

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

Iris Prize Best Feature Award
The recipient of this Award is decided by an independent jury.
Sponsor:Martin Briggs
Cash Award Value: 1,000 United Kingdom Pound

Category Rules

All entries should be by, for, about or of significant interest to gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender or intersex audiences and must have been completed within 2 years prior to the submission deadline. (That is they must have been completed between 4 July 2013 and 3 July 2015.)

Any feature film will be eligible for the Iris Prize Best Feature Award which is a £1,000 cash prize kindly sponsored by Martin Briggs. The recipient of this Award is decided by an independent jury.

We’re sorry but any work submitted for consideration in 2014 is ineligible.

DVD or BluRay is the preferred format for submission viewing copies (but we are also able to view secure on-line screeners.). All viewing copies must be clearly labelled with the title of the work, running time, filmmaker’s name and contact details. Please test consumer burned DVDs on several DVD players prior to submitting your work.

If selected, you must be able to submit your work to be exhibited on DCP, or BluRay. (Note we cannot exhibit using other formats.)