7th Annual

Black Hills Film Festival

May 04, 2016 to May 07, 2016

 
Category

Feature Film

 

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
November 15, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 35.00 30.00
Regular Deadline
December 15, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00
Late Deadline
January 11, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 75.00 70.00
WAB Extended Deadline
January 18, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 80.00 75.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately March 1, 2016

RUNTIME
Features: minimum 40 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after January 1, 2013

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 & Exhibition Format Requirements

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

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DCP    
Media Files
  DCP

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


Press Kit Requirements

A press kit is required, but only after acceptance.


Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

Best Feature Film
Bronze Statue plus Cash Prize
Cash Award Value: 500 U.S. Dollar

Category Rules

1. Films that have been screened in South Dakota within a 100 mile radius of the Black Hills Film Festival to a paying public audience are not eligible for competition for cash and prizes at the Black Hills Film Festival.
2. Only one title per entry.
3. Films must have been completed after January 1, 2013.
4. All films must be submitted on DVD (Region 0 or 1) and must be the completed final version for consideration. NO ROUGH CUTS.
5. All films submitted must be available for exhibition on DVD, Blu-Ray, or DCP formats depending on the assigned venue. BHFF will notify accepted films of presentation format needed including electronic.
6. Please mark the submission DVD with the title of your project, running time, year of production, your name, contact information and category.
7. International or Non-English speaking films must be subtitled or dubbed in English.
8. If you are entering as a student, please enclose a copy of your student ID with entry.
9. All entries will become the property of the Black Hills Film Festival and WILL NOT BE RETURNED.
10. BHFF reserves the right to decline awarding a prize in any category.
11. Films may not be withdrawn after acceptance into the Festival.
12. The entrant acknowledges and agrees that all matters not covered by these regulations, and questions arising from them, will be decided by Festival organizers or programmers at their discretion.