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20-Apr-2014 9:37pm PDT  

 

Independent Film Festival of Boston

11 Annual: April 23, 2014 to April 30, 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 U.S. Dollar
...but you can display them in these other currencies:

Online Services Offered
Entry Form
Fee Payment
Press Kit
Submission Copy
 
August 30, 2013
Earlybird Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 30.00 25.00
Student Fee 15.00 *


October 31, 2013
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00
Student Fee 20.00 15.00


November 29, 2013
Late Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 55.00 50.00
Student Fee 35.00 30.00


December 6, 2013
WAB Extended Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 75.00 65.00
Student Fee 50.00 45.00



NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately 25-Mar-2014


RUNTIME
Shorts: maximum 30 minutes


COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after 01-May-2012


PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects may originate from anywhere in the world


PREMIERE STATUS
Projects must be a premiere in Boston


DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Projects may have distribution


SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English
OTHER

EXHIBITION FORMATS
Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
HDCAM    
Film Gauge
  35mm

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English
OTHER


PRESSKIT 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 - Short Film
IFFBoston's signature trophy is presented to the prize winner. In-kind prizes vary from year-to-year.
Sponsor:No Sponsor


Special Jury Prize - Short Film
A framed award certificate is presented to the award winner. In-kind prizes vary from year-to-year.
Sponsor:No Sponsor


Audience Choice Award
A framed certificate with the winning film and director's name on it will be presented to the filmmaker after the festival.
Sponsor:No Sponsor


CATEGORY RULES
Short films 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 1 minutes to 30 minutes. Short films include live action, animation, and experimental shorts. Films that have screened prior to May 2013 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. All accepted short films may not be screened in the state of Massachusetts between the date of acceptance and the screening date at the Independent Film Festival Boston.