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26-May-2015 6:45am PDT  

 

BendFilm Festival

12 Annual: October 08, 2015 to October 11, 2015

  Narrative Feature

 
 

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
 
March 23, 2015
Earlybird Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00


May 25, 2015
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 45.00


June 15, 2015
Late Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 60.00 55.00


July 3, 2015
WAB Extended Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 75.00 70.00



NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately 15-Sep-2015


RUNTIME
Features: minimum 50 minutes


COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after 01-Oct-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 COPY FORMATS
Online
  Secure Online Screener
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
Media Files
  Other - Digital

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

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

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
> One-Sheet Art - Postcards
> One-Sheet Art - Posters
> Anecdotal Accounts


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


Best Performance
Sponsor:Business for BendFilm
Cash Award Value: 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.


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.


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, 2015