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16-Apr-2014 12:11pm PDT  

 

British Independent Film Festival

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

  Short 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 25.00 20.00
Student Fee 20.00 15.00


November 1, 2013
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 30.00 25.00
Student Fee 25.00 20.00


March 15, 2014
Late Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00
Student Fee 35.00 30.00


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
Shorts: From 1 minutes to 55 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  
Media Files
  .MOV (QuickTime)

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
  Other - Digital
  .MOV (Quicktime)

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


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


PRIZES & AWARDS
This category is a competition.


Best Short Film


British Lion Award


Best Director


Best Actor
This prize is shared with other categories.


Best Actress
This prize is shared with other categories.


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