10th Annual

Louisville's International Festival of Film

October 11, 2018 to October 13, 2018

 
Category

Features

 

Deadlines & Entry Fees

All fees will be charged in U.S. Dollar

Online Services Offered
Entry Form
Fee Payment
Press Kit
Submission Copy
Earlybird Deadline
April 15, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 30.00 *
Regular Deadline
May 15, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00
Late Deadline
June 15, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 40.00
WAB Extended Deadline
August 10, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 70.00 65.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately August 25, 2018

RUNTIME
Information not provided.

COMPLETION DATE
No requirement for completed by date

PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects may originate from anywhere in the world

PREMIERE STATUS
No premiere requirement

DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Projects may have distribution

2 SUBMISSION COPIES REQUIRED

Submission & Exhibition Format Requirements

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    

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
> Biography/Filmography - Writer
> One-Sheet Art - Postcards
> One-Sheet Art - Fliers
> One-Sheet Art - Posters

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

Best of Fest Award
Lonely Seal Releasing will award one feature film, one year of international distribution with waived administrative fees, a value of up to $50,000. The winning feature film with be presented to several thousand motion picture buyers throughout the world for the purpose of generating sales. Additionally, it will be prominently showcased at the Lonely Seal Releasing booth at the 2019 Cannes Film Market during the Cannes Film Festival. “Louisville’s Festival of Film,” is a remarkably dynamic film festival that deserves to have its finest work represented worldwide, so I’m thrilled to be working closely with Conrad Bachmann to bring this award to fruition,” said Lonely Seal Releasing founder Hammad Zaidi. Cash and prizes will be distributed at the end of the festival. Winners must be in attendance to receive any award other then monetary awards or the Final Draft Program.
Sponsor:Lonely Seal Releasing
Value of Goods/Services: 50,000 U.S. Dollar
This prize is shared with other categories.

Category Rules

In presskit, filmmaker must include:
• 1920X1080 (landscape) or 16:9 (landscape) ratio poster to use, if selected, for program and website. Image must be in high-res JPG format.
• Submission must include: Title, origin of film, length of film, director, producer, writer, short synopsis (2-4 sentences), category of film and whether it's a world or Kentucky premier.