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28-May-2015 5:10am PDT  

 

Independent Film Festival of Boston

13 Annual: April 22, 2015 to April 29, 2015

  Short Film

 
 

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
 
October 31, 2014
Earlybird Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 25.00 20.00
Student Fee 15.00 *


November 28, 2014
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 35.00 30.00
Student Fee 20.00 15.00


December 15, 2014
Late Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 40.00
Student Fee 30.00 25.00


December 22, 2014
WAB Extended Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 55.00 50.00
Student Fee 45.00 40.00



NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately 25-Mar-2015


RUNTIME
Shorts: maximum 30 minutes


COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after 01-Mar-2014


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    
BLU-RAY
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


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 2014 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.