15th Annual

Independent Film Festival Boston

April 26, 2017 to May 04, 2017

 
Category

Short Film

 

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
December 23, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00
Student Fee 20.00 *
Regular Deadline
December 30, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 40.00
Student Fee 25.00 *
Late Deadline
January 6, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 45.00
Student Fee 35.00 30.00
WAB Extended Deadline
January 13, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 55.00 50.00
Student Fee 45.00 40.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately March 28, 2017

RUNTIME
Shorts: maximum 30 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after March 1, 2016

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
English
OTHER

EXHIBITION FORMATS
Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DCP    
Media Files
  DCP
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 - 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 March 2016 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.