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03-Mar-2015 2:40pm PDT  

 

The Boonies International

1 Annual: January 10, 2015 to January 11, 2015

  Feature Films

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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
 
November 15, 2014
Earlybird Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 15.00 *
Student Fee 10.00 *


November 30, 2014
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 20.00 15.00
Student Fee 10.00 *


December 1, 2014
Late Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 25.00 20.00
Student Fee 10.00 *


December 23, 2014
WAB Extended Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 30.00 25.00
Student Fee 10.00 *



NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately 27-Dec-2014


RUNTIME
Shorts: maximum 50 minutes
Features: minimum 50 minutes


COMPLETION DATE
No requirement for completed by date.


PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects may originate from anywhere in the world


PREMIERE STATUS
No premiere requirement


DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Project must not have distribution


SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
BLU-RAY
REGION 1    
Analog VideoNTSCPALSECAM
VHS    
Media Files
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)
  .AVI (Audio-Video Interleaved)
  .WMV (Windows Media)
  .MOV (QuickTime)
  CD-ROM

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
BLU-RAY
REGION 1    
Analog VideoNTSCPALSECAM
VHS    
Media Files
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)
  CD-ROM
  .MOV (Quicktime)
  .WMV (Windows Media)
  .AVI (Audio-Video Interleaved)
Film Gauge
  35mm

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
> Statement by the Director


PRIZES & AWARDS
This category is a competition.


1st Place
Sponsor:Northern PA Film Office
Cash Award Value: 500 U.S. Dollar


2nd Place
Sponsor:The Boonies International Film Festival
Cash Award Value: 250 U.S. Dollar


3rd Place
Sponsor:Northern PA Film Office
Cash Award Value: 125 U.S. Dollar
This prize is shared with other categories.


CATEGORY RULES
Submission Deadline: Postmark December 23, 2014 for festival January 10 & 11, 2015.
Submissions are accepted through Withoutabox.com online submission process.

1. Film from any year are being accepted during first festival. Films must be completed prior to festival January 10, 2015.


2. Narrative and Documentary Film and Music Videos which have been distributed or has screened on television or is financed or initiated by a major film studio are not eligible for competition, though they are welcome for special screenings. This does not apply if the film was an Official Boonies selection prior to its distribution or films production deal, financed or initiated by a major film studio.

3. Selected and Competition Films will be announced no later than December 27, 2014.

4. Feature films must be 50 minutes and over.

5. Short films must be under 50 minutes.

6. Music Videos must be 30 minutes or under.

7. Same fees and rules apply to features, short films and music videos.

8. All non-English speaking films must have English subtitles.

9. The festival is open to filmmakers of all ages. All minor filmmakers must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.

10. No pornographic or “adult” films.