HOLLYWOOD REEL INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL

12 Annual February 03, 2016 to February 21, 2016

 
Category

 

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 18, 2013
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 30.00
WAB Summer Discount Deadline
June 14, 2013
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 55.00 35.00
Regular Deadline
July 18, 2013
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 60.00 35.00
WAB Fall Discount Deadline
August 16, 2013
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 65.00 35.00
Late Deadline
September 27, 2013
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 70.00 45.00
HRIFF Season Deadline
November 16, 2013
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 75.00 50.00
WAB Extended Deadline
December 16, 2013
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 85.00 55.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately January 6, 2014

RUNTIME
Shorts: From 8 minutes to 45 minutes
Features: minimum 45 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after December 1, 2012

PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects must originate from North America

PREMIERE STATUS
No premiere requirement

DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Project must not have distribution


Submission & Exhibition Format Requirements

SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
Online
  Secure Online Screener
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
Film Gauge
  35mm

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 - Fliers
> One-Sheet Art - Posters
> Statement by the Director
> Press Clippings
> Anecdotal Accounts

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

Best Student Film

Category Rules

Any film made by enrolled North American film students.

Films must not have major U.S. distribution and should have been made for less then 1 million dollars in production costs.


IMPORTANT NOTES:

Please send a copy of your student ID with your Screener Copy OR email this information to HRIFF at info.HRIFF@gmail.com at the time you send your Screener Copy.

Please only WAB Online Screener or DVD accepted for SCREENER/ SUBMISSION copies of your film sent for review.

HRIFF accepts watermarks on screener copies, but not EXHIBITION copies.

NO MENU SCREENS (or watermarks) on your EXHIBITION COPY.

Both Exhibition AND Screener DVDs & Blu Rays WILL NOT be returned.

If submitting an Exhibition BluRay copy you will need to also send a back-up DVD copy with no watermark, no menu screen, and the same chapter breaks as the BluRay copy.

If your film is chosen for exhibition please send (if you can) between 1 and 3 standard size (27" x 41" aka One Sheet) movie posters so we can promote your film at the festival. These posters will not be returned.