14th Annual

BendFilm Festival

October 12, 2017 to October 15, 2017

 
Category

Narrative Feature

 

Deadlines & Entry Fees

All fees will be charged in U.S. Dollar

Online Services Offered
Entry Form
Fee Payment
Press Kit
Submission Copy
Earlybird Deadline
February 28, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 41.00 36.00
Regular Deadline
April 25, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 51.00 46.00
Late Deadline
May 23, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 61.00 56.00
WAB Extended Deadline
June 22, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 76.00 71.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately September 15, 2017

RUNTIME
Features: minimum 50 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after October 1, 2015

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
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
Media Files
  Other - Digital
  .MOV (Quicktime)
  .FLV (Flash Video)
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)
  .AVI (Audio-Video Interleaved)
  .WMV (Windows Media)
  DCP

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English
OTHER


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

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

Best of Show
Sponsor:Brook Resrouces
Cash Award Value: 5,000 U.S. Dollar
This prize is shared with other categories.

Best Directing
Sponsor:Independent WOMEN for Independent Film
Cash Award Value: 500 U.S. Dollar
This prize is shared with other categories.

Best Narrative Feature
$60,000 camera package courtesy of Panavision
Sponsor:Panavision
Value of Goods/Services: 60,000 U.S. Dollar

Katie Merritt Audience Award
Cash Award Value: 500 U.S. Dollar
This prize is shared with other categories.

Best of the Northwest
Award given to the best film produced in Washington, Oregon, Idaho or Montana
Sponsor:Business for BendFilm
Cash Award Value: 500 U.S. Dollar
Value of Goods/Services: 500 U.S. Dollar
This prize is shared with other categories.

Best Cinematography
Sponsor:Business for BendFilm
Cash Award Value: 500 U.S. Dollar
Value of Goods/Services: 500 U.S. Dollar
This prize is shared with other categories.

Category Rules

Films with major distribution may not qualify for juried competition, but would still be eligible for audience awards. Filmmakers should be prepared to submit a final cut of their film for screening on or before September 1, 2017