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18-Apr-2015 4:39pm PDT  

 

Honolulu Rainbow Film Festival

26 Annual: June 04, 2015 to June 07, 2015

  Features

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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
 
December 20, 2014
Earlybird Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 35.00 30.00
Hawaii-Based Filmmakers 0.00 *


January 20, 2015
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 40.00
Hawaii-Based Filmmaker 0.00 *


February 20, 2015
Late Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 55.00 50.00
Hawaii-Based Filmmakers 0.00 *


March 20, 2015
WAB Extended Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 65.00 60.00



NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately 30-Apr-2015


RUNTIME
Features: minimum 30 minutes


COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after 01-Nov-2012


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    
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    
Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DCP    

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


PRESSKIT 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.


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


Adam Baran Award For Best Film
Sponsor:HRFF
This prize is shared with other categories.


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


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


Best Documetary Feature Film
Sponsor:HRFF


CATEGORY RULES
26th Annual Honolulu Rainbow Film Festival
RULES OF ELIGIBILITY

1. Your submission must be submitted - online or mailed to the HRFF office and bear a postmark of December 20, 2014 for the EARLYBIRD DEADLINE, January 20, 2015 for the REGULAR DEADLINE, February 20, 2015 for the LATE DEADLINE, and March 20, 2015 for the WAB Extended Deadline.

2. Entry fee is waived for all Hawaii-based filmmakers. Verification may be required.

3. Your film should have been completed no earlier than Nov 2013.

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. April 2015.


SHIPPING INFORMATION

1. Packaging - Ship your screeners in a bubble-pack envelope whenever possible. If you must use a fiber-pack, please wrap the DVD in a plastic bag. The festival is not responsible for damage to tapes incurred during transport.

2. Costs & Labeling - All shipping costs to and from Honolulu must be borne by the sender. All tapes must indicate title, shipper's name, and return shipping address. To confirm receipt, please include a self-addressed stamped postcard with your entry.

3. International entries - All entries from outside the U.S. should be sent Air Mail Registered or by parcel or express service. The Festival cannot accept entries shipped by air freight if customs and delivery fees are not paid.

4. Return of Entries: Preview copies will not be returned.
Submitted press materials will not be returned.