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21-Apr-2014 12:09am PDT  

 

Black Hills Film Festival

5 Annual: April 30, 2014 to May 04, 2014

  Short 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 1, 2013
Earlybird Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 25.00 20.00


January 1, 2014
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 30.00 25.00


January 17, 2014
Late Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 55.00 50.00


January 31, 2014
WAB Extended Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 70.00 55.00



NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately 01-Mar-2014


RUNTIME
Shorts: maximum 40 minutes


COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after 01-Jan-2012


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    

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

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

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


PRESSKIT REQUIREMENTS
A press kit is required, but only after acceptance.


PRIZES & AWARDS
This category is a competition.


Best Short 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 to be screened at the Black Hills Film Festival.
2. Only one title per entry.
3. Films must have been completed after January 1, 2012.
4. All films must be submitted on DVD (Region 0 or 1) and be the final version for consideration.
5. All films submitted must be available for exhibition on DVD or Blu-Ray formats depending on the venue chosen. BHFF will notify accepted films of presentation format needed including electronic.
6. Please mark the 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.