14th 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
Under 8 Min. 20.00 15.00
Summer Discount Deadline
June 14, 2013
Regular Discounted
Under 8 Min. 25.00 20.00
WAB Summer Discount Deadline
June 14, 2013
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 25.00 20.00
Regular Deadline
July 18, 2013
Regular Discounted
Under 8 Min. 30.00 25.00
Fall Discount Deadline
August 16, 2013
Regular Discounted
Under 8 Min. 35.00 30.00
WAB Fall Discount Deadline
August 16, 2013
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 35.00 30.00
Late Deadline
September 27, 2013
Regular Discounted
Under 8 Min. 40.00 35.00
HRIFF Season Deadline
November 16, 2013
Regular Discounted
Under 8 Min. 45.00 40.00
WAB Extended Deadline
December 16, 2013
Regular Discounted
Under 8 Min. 60.00 45.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
January 5, 2014

RUNTIME
Shorts: maximum 8 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after December 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    

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 MUSIC VIDEO

Best Director
This prize is shared with other categories.

Best Editing
This prize is shared with other categories.

Category Rules

Any Music Video or film with a running time of 8 minutes or less. Films must not have major U.S. distribution and should have been made for under 20 million dollars in production costs. Music Videos may have major U.S. distribution, but should still be produced for under 20 million dollars.

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

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

Exhibition AND Screener DVDs WILL NOT be returned.

If your Music Video 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.