13th Annual

Hollywood Black Film Festival

October 02, 2013 to October 06, 2013

 
Category

Documentary

 

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
May 5, 2013
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 65.00 60.00
Regular Deadline
June 16, 2013
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 75.00 70.00
Late Deadline
July 1, 2013
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 85.00 80.00
WAB Extended Deadline
July 8, 2013
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 85.00 80.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately August 1, 2013

RUNTIME
Shorts: maximum 60 minutes
Features: From 60 minutes to 90 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after September 1, 2012

PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects may originate from anywhere in the world

PREMIERE STATUS
No premiere requirement

DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Projects may have distribution


Submission & Exhibition Format Requirements

SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
Online
  Secure Online Screener
Media Files
  Other - Digital

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English
OTHER

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

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English
OTHER


Press Kit Requirements

A press kit is required with the entry form, including:
> Production Still Photos - Digital
> Photo of the Director - Digital
> Biography/Filmography - Director
> Biography/Filmography - Producer
> Biography/Filmography - Writer

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

1st Place
Sponsor:HBFF

Category Rules

Documentary films must have been completed after September 1, 2012.

The Hollywood Black Film Festival welcomes film submissions from all filmmakers, however to be eligible for our competitive program one of the film's creative principals, i.e. the writer, director or producer MUST BE BLACK OR OF AFRICAN HERITAGE. All other films will be considered for our invitational program.

Please notify the festival in your application if your submission does not meet the requirements for the competitive program and you wish to be considered for the invitational program. Failure to notify the festival of your eligibility status can/will result in disqualification of your submission.

An Electronic Press Kit is required to complete your submission. It is not necessary to send a paper press kit or other promotional materials with your submission.