BendFilm Festival

12 Annual October 08, 2015 to October 11, 2015

 
Category

Documentary Feature

 

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 23, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00
Regular Deadline
May 25, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 45.00
Late Deadline
June 15, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 60.00 55.00
WAB Extended Deadline
July 3, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 75.00 70.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately September 15, 2015

RUNTIME
Features: minimum 50 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after October 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    
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
Cash Award Value: 5,000 U.S. Dollar
This prize is shared with other categories.

Best Documentary
Sponsor:Jan and Jody Ward
Cash Award Value: 500 U.S. Dollar

Best Directing
Cash Award Value: 500 U.S. Dollar
This prize is shared with other categories.

Best Cinematography
This prize is shared with other categories.

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

Best of the Northwest
Awarded to the best film produced in Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Montana
Sponsor:Business for BendFilm
Cash Award Value: 500 U.S. Dollar

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 1st, 2015.