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25-May-2015 12:37pm PDT  

 

San Luis Obispo International Film Festival

21 Annual: March 10, 2015 to March 15, 2015

  George Sidney Independent Film Competition

 
 

Deadlines & Entry Fees

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

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
 
September 15, 2014
Earlybird Deadline
Regular Discounted
Short (45 and less mins) 30.00 25.00
Feature (45+ mins.) 40.00 35.00
Student Film (any length) 25.00 20.00


October 31, 2014
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
Short (45 and less mins) 40.00 35.00
Feature (45+ mins) 50.00 45.00
Student Film (any length) 30.00 25.00


November 28, 2014
Late Deadline
Regular Discounted
Short (45 and less mins) 50.00 45.00
Feature (45+ mins) 60.00 55.00
Student Film (any length) 40.00 35.00


December 15, 2014
WAB Extended Deadline
Regular Discounted
Short (45 and less mins) 65.00 60.00
Feature (45+ mins) 75.00 70.00
Student Film (any length) 55.00 50.00



NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately 01-Feb-2015


RUNTIME
Shorts: maximum 45 minutes
Features: minimum 45 minutes


COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after 01-Mar-2013


PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects may originate from anywhere in the world


PREMIERE STATUS
No premiere requirement


DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Projects may have distribution



3 SUBMISSION COPIES REQUIRED

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
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)
  .MOV (Quicktime)

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


Press Kit Requirements
A press kit is required, but only after acceptance.
> One-Sheet Art - Postcards
> One-Sheet Art - Posters


Prizes & Awards
This category is a competition.


Best Feature Film
Sponsor:No Sponsor
Cash Award Value: 1,000 U.S. Dollar


Best Feature Documentary
Sponsor:No Sponsor
Cash Award Value: 1,000 U.S. Dollar


Best Student Film
Any length
Sponsor:No Sponsor
Cash Award Value: 500 U.S. Dollar


Best Short Film
Best Film under 60 min.
Sponsor:No Sponsor
Cash Award Value: 500 U.S. Dollar


Best Animated Film
Cash Award Value: 500 U.S. Dollar


Best of Fest Award
To be announced
Sponsor:No Sponsor
Value of Goods/Services: 1,000 U.S. Dollar


Category Rules
Deadline: Submissions in all categories must be received by November 28, 2014. Our WAB extended late submission deadline is December 15, 2014. Absolutely no late submissions will be considered after this date.

The SLOIFF reserves the right to determine eligibility of any work submitted. All films submitted must have a completion date after March 1, 2013. For purposes of submission, secure links to Vimeo or YouTube screeners are preferred. Region 0 or 1 DVD or blu-ray will also be accepted. Multiple entries accepted: please, one film per screening copy.

Notification: Films selected for screening at the festival will be notified no later than February 1, 2015. Please do not contact the SLOIFF to inquire about submission disposition. All submitted materials become property of the SLOIFF and will not be returned.

Payment: All entries must be accompanied by a check or money order payable to the SAN LUIS OBISPO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL for the full submission fee [please see submission fee schedule in listing]. Multiple submissions require separate payments: please do not combine fees into one check or money order.

Please visit our website, www.slofilmfest.org, for listing of complete rules, eligibility, and regulations.