12th Annual

HOLLYWOOD REEL INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL

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 45.00 35.00
Experimental Short (under 45 minutes) 35.00 30.00
Summer Discount Deadline
June 14, 2013
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 40.00
Experimental Short (under 45 minutes) 40.00 35.00
Regular Deadline
July 18, 2013
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 55.00 45.00
Experimental Short (under 45 minutes) 45.00 30.00
Fall Discount Deadline
August 16, 2013
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 60.00 40.00
Experimental Short (under 45 minutes) 50.00 40.00
Late Deadline
September 27, 2013
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 65.00 55.00
Experimental Short (under 45 minutes) 55.00 45.00
HRIFF Season Deadline
November 16, 2013
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 70.00 60.00
Experimental Short (under 45 minutes) 60.00 50.00
WAB Extended Deadline
December 16, 2013
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 100.00 70.00
Experimental Short (under 45 minutes) 70.00 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

COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after January 1, 2011

PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects may originate from anywhere in the world

PREMIERE STATUS
No premiere requirement

DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Projects may 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
OTHER

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 Experimental FIlm

BEST PICTURE
This prize is shared with other categories.

Best Director
This prize is shared with other categories.

BEST SHORT FEATURE
This prize is shared with other categories.

Peoples Choice Award for BEST DIRECTOR
This prize is shared with other categories.

Best Actor
This prize is shared with other categories.

Best Actress
This prize is shared with other categories.

Best Supporting Actor
This prize is shared with other categories.

Best Cinematography
This prize is shared with other categories.

Best Editing
This prize is shared with other categories.

Category Rules

Any experimental film or non-narrative Films without have major U.S. distribution, made for less then 20 million dollars in production costs is open to submit to this HRIFF category.

IMPORTANT NOTES:

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

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

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

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.