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18-Apr-2014 4:47pm PDT  

 

British Independent Film Festival

5 Annual: May 09, 2014 to May 10, 2014

  Feature Film

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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 United Kingdom Pound
...but you can display them in these other currencies:

Online Services Offered
Entry Form
Fee Payment
Press Kit
Submission Copy
 
July 10, 2013
Earlybird Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 30.00 25.00
Student Fee 25.00 20.00


November 1, 2013
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00
Student Fee 35.00 30.00


March 15, 2014
Late Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 45.00
Student Fee 45.00 40.00


April 1, 2014
WAB Extended Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 65.00 50.00
Student Fee 65.00 50.00



NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately 23-Apr-2014


RUNTIME
Features: From 55 minutes to 180 minutes


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



3 SUBMISSION COPIES REQUIRED

SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
Online
  Secure Online Screener
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0  
REGION 2  
BLU-RAY
REGION 0  
REGION 2  

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

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

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


PRESSKIT REQUIREMENTS
A press kit is required, but only after acceptance.
> 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 - Fliers
> One-Sheet Art - Posters
> Statement by the Director
> Press Clippings
> Anecdotal Accounts


PRIZES & AWARDS
This category is a competition.


Best Feature Film


British Lion Award - Best Achievement in Film
Evidence must be given that the production company, producers, director or majority of the crew are British based or born. Or the majority of the film was shot in Britain.
This prize is shared with other categories.


Best Actor


Best Actress


Best Cinematography


Best Music


Best Screenplay


Best Director


CATEGORY RULES
Please ensure your film is of or over 55 minutes in length.
Please ensure that a DVD or Blu-Ray submission is made in the format R0 or R2.
The feature film submitted may have been completed at any time for submission, as there are no time constraints on this category.
Your film must not have been on general release in the UK prior to the festival.
Please note - we do not accept films shot in 4:3 unless the filmmaker has reformatted it to 16:9.