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18-Apr-2014 6:50pm PDT  

 

Chicago Horror Film Festival

15 Annual: September 26, 2014 to September 27, 2014

  Feature 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
 
December 25, 2013
Earlybird Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 25.00 20.00
Student Fee 25.00 20.00


March 30, 2014
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 35.00 30.00
Student Fee 30.00 25.00


June 15, 2014
Late Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 40.00
Student Fee 40.00 35.00


June 29, 2014
WAB Extended Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 65.00 55.00
Student Fee 50.00 40.00


July 14, 2014
Final Cut Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 100.00 80.00
Student Fee 90.00 70.00



NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately 28-Jul-2014


RUNTIME
Features: From 45 minutes to 240 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



2 SUBMISSION COPIES REQUIRED

SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
Online
  Secure Online Screener
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
VCD    

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
OTHER
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
REGION 1    

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English
OTHER


PRESSKIT REQUIREMENTS
A press kit is required, but only after acceptance.
> One-Sheet Art - Postcards
> One-Sheet Art - Fliers
> One-Sheet Art - Posters


PRIZES & AWARDS
This category is a competition.


Directors Choice Award
Festival Director's Top Choice Film of Festival
Sponsor:Spook Show Entertainment
This prize is shared with other categories.


Best Feature Film
Sponsor:Spook Show Entertainment


Best Director
Sponsor:Spook Show Entertainment
This prize is shared with other categories.


Best Actor
Sponsor:Spook Show Entertainment
This prize is shared with other categories.


Best Actress
Sponsor:Spook Show Entertainment
This prize is shared with other categories.


Best Special Effects
Sponsor:Spook Show Entertainment
This prize is shared with other categories.


Best Comedic Horror Film
Sponsor:Spook Show Entertainment
This prize is shared with other categories.


Best Supporting Actor
Sponsor:Spook Show Entertainment
This prize is shared with other categories.


Best Supporting Actress
Sponsor:Spook Show Entertainment
This prize is shared with other categories.


Best Cinematography
Sponsor:Spook Show Entertainment
This prize is shared with other categories.


Best Sound
This prize is shared with other categories.


CATEGORY RULES
This category is open to any film that might be considered a horror film, or anything of a disturbing nature, dark art and/or frightening.

There is NO 'Film Made By' date. We have shown horror films from as early as the 30's. Please feel free to submit your early work as well as your current work.

Rules for Submissions

The rules are basic but necessary. Please take a quick look at the info below before you submit.

I, the undersigned, acknowledge and agree:

I have read, understated and fully comply with all submission eligibility information, Submission Guidelines, Terms and Conditions of Entry and Entry Eligibility requirements.

To the best of my knowledge, all of the statements in this submission are true.

This film or video is not subject to any litigation nor is threatened by any litigation.

I am duly authorized to submit this film to the festival.

I hold Breaking Fate Entertainment / The Chicago Horror Film Festival harmless from any damage to the print(s) or media materials(s) en route or otherwise during the course of the festival’s possession of the film.

I hold Breaking Fate Entertainment / The Chicago Horror Film Festival its owners, management, juries, subsidiaries, agents, sponsors, affiliates, and etc. harmless from any and all claims of liability resulting from my entry.

I certify that I have full rights to the use of the music in the entered work.

I give permission for Breaking Fate Entertainment / The Chicago Horror Film Festival to use stills, titles, copy, and/or information from the short for promotional purposes

I give permission for Breaking Fate Entertainment / The Chicago Horror Film Festival to screen the film at the Festival for which it was submitted.

If selected I will provide Breaking Fate Entertainment / The Chicago Horror Film Festival with a digital copy of my films movie poster (in vertical format) for use on the festival website.