14th Annual

Independent Film Festival of Boston

April 27, 2016 to May 04, 2016

 
Category

Narrative Feature

 

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
October 5, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 35.00 30.00
Student Fee 20.00 15.00
Regular Deadline
November 30, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 40.00
Student Fee 25.00 20.00
Late Deadline
December 14, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 55.00 50.00
Student Fee 35.00 30.00
WAB Extended Deadline
December 21, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 75.00 70.00
Student Fee 50.00 45.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately March 28, 2016

RUNTIME
Features: From 30 minutes to 150 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after January 1, 2015

PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects may originate from anywhere in the world

PREMIERE STATUS
Projects must be a premiere in MA

DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Projects may have distribution


Submission & Exhibition Format Requirements

SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
REGION 1    

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
OTHER
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
HDCAM    
Media Files
  DCP
  HDCAM
  Sony HDCAM
Film Gauge
  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
> 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.

Grand Jury Prize - Narrative Feature
IFFBoston's signature trophy is presented to the Grand Jury Prize winner. In-kind prizes vary year-to-year, and range from $3000-$8000.

Special Jury Prize - Narrative Feature
The Special Jury Prize winner is presented with a framed award certificate and a prize with an in-kind value from $1000 to $3000. Prizes vary from year-to-year.

Audience Award - Narrative Feature
The Audience Award prize winner is presented with a framed award certificate.
Sponsor:No Sponsor

Category Rules

Narrative Features may be in any language. If the language is one other than English then English subtitles are required. Length of features may be anywhere from 30 minutes to 150 minutes. Narrative Features include live action, animation, and experimental features. Films that have screened prior to May 2015 are not eligible for screening. Films with distribution in place are accepted, but filmmaker must notify IFFBoston of the films distribution status and distributor contact info.Films will not be accepted if they formally premiere in Massachusetts prior to festival. Accepted films may not screen in the state of Massachusetts between time of acceptance and screening at the Independent Film Festival Boston.