Bay Street Film Festival

11 Annual September 09, 2015 to September 13, 2015

 
Category

International: All Genres

 

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
February 27, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 25.00 20.00
Student Fee 15.00 *
Regular Deadline
March 27, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 30.00 25.00
Student Fee 20.00 15.00
Late Deadline
April 24, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 35.00 30.00
Student Fee 25.00 20.00
WAB Extended Deadline
May 15, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 40.00
Student Fee 30.00 25.00

Discounted fees apply to projects with pre-purchased Discount Packs, on entry fees greater than 15.00.


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately August 1, 2015

RUNTIME
Shorts: maximum 30 minutes
Features: From 30 minutes to 90 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after June 1, 2012

PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects must originate from All countries OUTSIDE Canada

PREMIERE STATUS
No premiere requirement

DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Projects may have distribution


Submission & Exhibition Format Requirements

SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
Online
  Secure Online Screener
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0  
REGION 1  
BLU-RAY
REGION 0  
REGION 1  
Media Files
  .MOV (QuickTime)

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
French
OTHER
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0  
REGION 1  
BLU-RAY
REGION 0  
REGION 1  
Media Files
  .MOV (Quicktime)

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
French
English
OTHER


Press Kit Requirements

A press kit is requested but not required, including:
> Production Still Photos - Digital
> Photo of the Director - Digital
> Biography/Filmography - Director
> One-Sheet Art - Postcards
> One-Sheet Art - Posters

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

People's Choice Award
People's choice awards are determined by ballot entry filled by festival attendees. The award carries no cash value, however a certificate will be presented to the director(s) of winning films at the close of the festival.
Sponsor:Bay Street Film Festival
This prize is shared with other categories.

Category Rules

Criteria for eligibility are:

- Works must made within the past three years.

- Films in languages other than English with English subtitles will be accepted for consideration.

- Maximum length 90 minutes (less preferred).

- Submissions must be completed works with release date of June 2012 or later.

- Please add a .jpg image in your electronic press kit that we can use for the program.

- We prefer on-line screeners when possible.

- The final program of the festival will be posted August 1, 2015 (date approximate) on the festival website.

- The "People’s Choice Awards" will be announced on or around September 14, 2015 (date approximate) following the close of the festival.

Although this is a non-competitive film festival, "People’s Choice Awards" are given to the 10 films judged to be the best by festival audiences.

If your film is selected for the festival, the Bay Street Film Festival requests your permission to keep a copy in our library for free loan for educational purposes to individuals or organizations in our region. We do not duplicate or sell these materials; they are strictly loaned for educational purposes only. Otherwise, the video and accompanying materials will be kept in the Bay Street Film Festival library.