13th Annual

Hoboken International Film Festival




Deadlines & Entry Fees

All fees will be charged in U.S. Dollar

Online Services Offered
Entry Form
Fee Payment
Submission Copy
Earlybird Deadline
November 15, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 45.00
Regular Deadline
February 1, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 55.00 45.00
Late Deadline
March 30, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 60.00 55.00
WAB Extended Deadline
April 10, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 80.00 65.00

Discounted fees apply to projects with pre-purchased Discount Packs, on entry fees greater than 30.00.

Category Details

Approximately April 20, 2018

Submission & Exhibition Format Requirements

Text Files
  Paper (Printed Hard Copy)
  PDF (.pdf)
  Microsoft Word (.doc)
  Microsoft Word (.docx)

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

Best Unproduced Screenplay
Sponsor:No Sponsor
Cash Award Value: 500 U.S. Dollar

Category Rules

HIFF will accept submissions of unproduced feature-length screenplays for this category. Screenplays must be at least 50 pages but no more than 180 pages. This category includes the following prize: Best Unproduced Screenplay ($500).

Cash prizes are conditioned upon winners personal presence and acceptance at the festival's Gala Awards Ceremony. The winner of the jury awards for Best Feature Film, Best Documentary Feature, Best Short Film, Best TV Pilot and the Audience Award Best of the Festival, must be personally accepted by the projects' producer, director or executive producer in order to be eligible for the cash prizes. In order to receive any cash prize, the winner's film must have been submitted with the appropriate submission fee; films submitted without their respective submission fees are not eligible for cash prizes, though they may win HIFF award(s) and are entitled to the trophies if they do win any HIFF award(s).

In the event that HIFF pays for airfare and/or hotel accommodations for any filmmakers and/or any individuals whatsoever, those said filmmakers/individuals shall forfeit the right to receive any cash prize(s) in a monetary value up to an amount equal to HIFF's payment of his/her airfare and/or hotel accommodations.