13th Annual

Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles

April 08, 2015 to April 12, 2015

 
Category

Shorts

 

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
November 28, 2014
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 35.00 30.00
Regular Deadline
January 16, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 45.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately February 27, 2015

RUNTIME
Shorts: maximum 40 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after January 1, 2013

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  
Media Files
  Other - Digital
  .MOV (QuickTime)

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DCP    
DigiBeta    
HDCAM    
Analog VideoNTSCPALSECAM
BetaSP    
Film Gauge
  16mm
  35mm

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English
OTHER


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
> Biography/Filmography - Writer
> One-Sheet Art - Posters
> Press Clippings

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

Best Short
Scriptwriting, Budgeting, Scheduling, Editing Software
Value of Goods/Services: 3,000 U.S. Dollar
This prize is shared with other categories.

Audience Choice Award
Scriptwriting, Budgeting, Scheduling, Editing Software
Value of Goods/Services: 3,000 U.S. Dollar

Category Rules

Submission Rules

Films from or about India, with or without an Indian theme, made by Indian and international filmmakers, produced in 2013 or later, and films that have not had a public screening in Los Angeles are eligible to be submitted.

Filmmakers may submit more than one entry. Each entry must be accompanied by the entry form and the entry fee.

Submission DVDs must be labeled with the tracking number, title, running time, format (PAL or NTSC), contact information on DVD label. Submission DVDs will not be returned.

FIlmmakers may submit their film online via Withoutabox, or by providing a link to an external site and any passwords needed to view the film (i.e., vimeo).

The entry fee is non-refundable. We only accept checks, US money orders or credit card payments through Withoutabox. Please make check or money order payable to Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles, in US dollars.

If your film is selected, you will be required to provide 10 DVD (NTSC) screeners, a press kit with press reviews, synopsis, full credits, film stills, trailer (or film clips), posters, and a director's bio with a headshot.

All filmmakers will be notified via email by February 27, 2015.