27th Annual

Honolulu Rainbow Film Festival

August 06, 2016 to August 31, 2016

 
Category

Shorts

 

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
March 8, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 25.00 *
Regular Deadline
March 31, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 30.00 *
Late Deadline
April 8, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00
WAB Extended Deadline
April 30, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 40.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately May 30, 2016

RUNTIME
Shorts: maximum 30 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after November 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    
Media Files
  Other - Digital

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
Media Files
  .MOV (Quicktime)

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


Press Kit Requirements

A press kit is requested but not required, including:
> Production Still Photos - Digital
> Photo of the Director - Digital
> Biography/Filmography - Director
> Biography/Filmography - Producer
> Biography/Filmography - Writer
> One-Sheet Art - Postcards
> One-Sheet Art - Fliers
> One-Sheet Art - Posters
> Statement by the Director
> Press Clippings
> Anecdotal Accounts

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

Phred Love Award for Best Hawaii-made film
Sponsor:HRFF
This prize is shared with other categories.

Best Short Film
Sponsor:HRFF
This prize is shared with other categories.

Best Emerging Filmmaker
Sponsor:HRFF
This prize is shared with other categories.

Category Rules

27th Annual Honolulu Rainbow Film Festival
RULES OF ELIGIBILITY

1. Your submission must be submitted - online by March 8, 2016 for the EARLYBIRD DEADLINE, March 31, 2016 for the REGULAR DEADLINE, April 8, 2016 for the LATE DEADLINE, and April 30, 2016 for the WAB Extended Deadline.

2. Hawaii-based filmmakers are eligible for a fee waiver. Please email hrffsubmissions@gmail.com with proof of Hawaii residency (license number, school id, piece of mail w/ address) to obtain waiver code.

3. Your film should have been completed no earlier than Jan. 2015.

4. The Festival will consider works-in-progress, films with temporary sound tracks, digital outputs, and work that did not originate from film.

5. Online screeners are strongly preferred for submission. Register with WAB and send vimeo url and password protected link to:

HRFFsubmissions@gmail.com

6. We will inform you of our selection decision by approx. May 2016.


SUBMISSION:

1.We are only accepting online /password protected submissions this year.