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23-Apr-2014 10:50pm PDT  

 

HOLLYWOOD REEL INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL

12 Annual: December 04, 2014 to December 22, 2014

 

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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
 
March 18, 2013
Earlybird Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 35.00
Experimental Short (under 45 minutes) 35.00 30.00


June 14, 2013
Summer Discount Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 40.00
Experimental Short (under 45 minutes) 40.00 35.00


July 18, 2013
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 55.00 45.00
Experimental Short (under 45 minutes) 45.00 30.00


August 16, 2013
Fall Discount Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 60.00 40.00
Experimental Short (under 45 minutes) 50.00 40.00


September 27, 2013
Late Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 65.00 55.00
Experimental Short (under 45 minutes) 55.00 45.00


November 16, 2013
HRIFF Season Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 70.00 60.00
Experimental Short (under 45 minutes) 60.00 50.00


December 16, 2013
WAB Extended Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 100.00 70.00
Experimental Short (under 45 minutes) 70.00 55.00



NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately 06-Jan-2014


RUNTIME
Shorts: From 8 minutes to 45 minutes


COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after 01-Jan-2011


PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects may originate from anywhere in the world


PREMIERE STATUS
No premiere requirement


DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Projects may have distribution


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


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 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.