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16-Apr-2014 12:31am PDT  

 

Hamptons International Film Festival

22 Annual: October 09, 2014 to October 13, 2014

  Narrative Feature

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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
 
April 7, 2014
Earlybird Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 60.00 55.00


May 5, 2014
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 75.00 70.00


June 2, 2014
Late Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 95.00 90.00


June 16, 2014
WAB Extended Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 110.00 95.00



NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately 14-Sep-2014


RUNTIME
Features: minimum 40 minutes


COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after 01-Jan-2013


PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects may originate from anywhere in the world


PREMIERE STATUS
No premiere requirement


DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Projects may have distribution


SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
Online
  Secure Online Screener
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0  
REGION 1  

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DCP  
HDCAM  
Film Gauge
  35mm

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


PRESSKIT REQUIREMENTS
Do not submit a press kit.


PRIZES & AWARDS
This category is a competition.


Golden Starfish Award for Best Narrative Feature
The Narrative Film Award is a film production package of in-kind goods and services, with a total value of over $145,000.
Value of Goods/Services: 145,000 U.S. Dollar


The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Feature Film Prize in Science and Technology
The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Feature Film Prize in Science and Technology is a cash prize awarded to a feature-length film that explores science and technology themes in fresh, innovative ways and depicts scientists, engineers, inventors, or mathematicians in a realistic and compelling fashion. (Note: HIFF has given out this award for the last 13 years, and will do so this year pending approval of our Grant renewal).
Sponsor:Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
Cash Award Value: 25,000 U.S. Dollar


The Brizzolara Family Foundation Award for a Film of Conflict & Resolution
For the past fourteen years, the Films of Conflict & Resolution program has presented films that focus on the realities of war and human conflict around the world, and inspire discussion about the possibilities for resolution. One film from this program will be awarded $5,000 as the Brizzolara Family Foundation Award winner. We have shown many films in this section that have gone on to significant acclaim, including THE SQUARE (Oscar nominee); WAR WITCH (Oscar nominee); THE FOG OF WAR (Oscar winner); NOWHERE IN AFRICA (Oscar Winner, US Premiere); NO MAN’S LAND (Oscar winner); RABBIT A LA BERLIN (Oscar nominee), BULLY, RISING FROM ASHES (World Premiere); CHRONICLE OF A DISAPPEARANCE; CITY OF LIFE AND DEATH (US Premiere); SISTERS IN LAW; and many more. Prior to the festival, one film will be recognized as an honoree with the Brizzolara Family Foundation Award for a Film of Conflict & Resolution. This film will receive a $5,000 cash prize. There will be a special program designed around the issues presented in the honored film.
Sponsor:The Brizzolara Family Foundation
Cash Award Value: 5,000 U.S. Dollar
This prize is shared with other categories.


The Jeremy Nussbaum Prize for Provocative Fiction
The Jeremy Nussbaum Prize for Provocative Fiction, recognizing uncompromising stories that have an undercurrent of politics or philosophy; edgy films that demand intellectual engagement.
Cash Award Value: 5,000 U.S. Dollar


The Victor Rabinowitz & Joanne Grant Award For Social Justice
Presented to the film in the festival that most exemplifies the themes of social justice and civil liberties
Sponsor:Louis M. Rabinowitz Foundation
Cash Award Value: 1,500 U.S. Dollar
This prize is shared with other categories.


The Tangerine Entertainment Juice Award
The Tangerine Entertainment Juice Award honors an outstanding female filmmaker with a cash prize of $1,000.
Sponsor:Tangerine Entertainment
Cash Award Value: 1,000 U.S. Dollar


The Wouter Barendrecht Pioneering Vision Award
Honors an emerging feature filmmaker who is a creative risk taker and is fearlessly dedicated to their craft. In memory of a great innovator in the film industry, Wouter Barendrecht.
Cash Award Value: 1,000 U.S. Dollar


The Zelda Penzel Giving Voice to the Voiceless Award
The Zelda Penzel Giving Voice to the Voiceless Award is presented to a film in the Festival raising public awareness about contemporary social issues, including the moral and ethical treatment and the rights of animals, as well as environmental protection. The winning selection will hopefully inspire compassion and positive change. The award is bestowed on behalf of Zelda Penzel, a long time educator and a volunteer at HIFF since its inception.
Cash Award Value: 1,000 U.S. Dollar
This prize is shared with other categories.


Audience Award for Best Narrative Feature
Sponsor:Hamptons International Film Festival


CATEGORY RULES
General Eligibility

These regulations apply to all sections:
-Films must have been completed after January 1, 2013
-HIFF will not consider previously submitted films
-Films may not have been released theatrically or shown on television in the U.S. prior to the festival. We also prefer that films not be available online prior to the festival.
-We prefer films to have not screened on the East End of Long Island prior to the festival's dates. If there are any questions regarding premiere status, please contact the Festival at programming@hamptonsfilmfest.org
-The Hamptons presents all films in their original language. Non-English language films must have English subtitles
-If you are submitting a work- in- progress, the DVD must be clearly marked as a work- in- progress or rough cut. The festival will only be able to consider one version of each film submitted and does not accept replacement cuts for consideration. Please take this into account when deciding when to submit your cut.
- HDCam is the preferred exhibition format for the festival.
- HIFF will exhibit 35mm and DCP at the festival's discretion.
- For programming consideration, the festival will also consider Vimeo links for the complete film. Please email your Vimeo link to Programming@hamptonsfilmfest.org once your submission is complete

Golden Starfish Award Eligibility (Please read carefully):
-Awarded to one filmmaker in each category: Narrative feature, Documentary, Narrative Short, and Documentary Short.
-Preference given to emerging filmmakers
-Preference will be given to films that have at least a NY State Premiere
-Preference will be given to films that have not shown in more than a total of five US festivals prior to the HIFF dates and that have not announced US distribution.