16th Annual

New York Indian Film Festival

May 07, 2016 to May 14, 2016

 
Category

FEATURE NARRATIVE

 

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
October 1, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00
Regular Deadline
December 1, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 40.00
Late Deadline
February 1, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 80.00 75.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately May 1, 2016

RUNTIME
Features: minimum 30 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
No requirement for completed by date

PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects may originate from anywhere in the world

PREMIERE STATUS
Projects must be a premiere in New York and Tri-State Area

DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Project must not have distribution


Submission & Exhibition Format Requirements

SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
Online
  Secure Online Screener

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DCP    

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


Press Kit Requirements

A press kit is required with the entry form, including:
> Production Still Photos - Digital
> Photo of the Director - Digital
> Biography/Filmography - Director

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

Best Feature Film
Awarded by the Festival Jury to the Best Feature Film (Films are nominated by the Selection Committee)

Best Director
Awarded by the Festival Jury to the Best Director (Films are nominated by the Selection Committee)

Best Actor
Awarded by the Festival Jury to the Best Actor (Films are nominated by the Selection Committee)

Best Actress
Awarded by the Festival Jury to the Best Actress (Films are nominated by the Selection Committee)

Best Screenplay
Awarded by the Festival Jury to the Best Screenplay (Films are nominated by the Selection Committee)

Category Rules

In addition to the requirements listed above and below, Entrants must comply with all Entry Rules and Regulations, including all deadlines, film length, entry material and other requirements, as outlined in the General Rules section.

ELIGIBILITY
Submitted works MUST satisfy ANY ONE of the eligibility criteria below:

INDEPENDENT CINEMA
The Film's country of origin is within the Indian Subcontinent: India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Afghanistan, Bhutan.

OR

DIASPORA CINEMA
The film features a significant contribution by a Filmmaker(s), Actor(s), Writer(s), Director(s) of South Asian descent living outside the subcontinent. This may include films made by Non-South Asians which feature significant South Asian content, inspiration or subject matter.


ENTRY MATERIALS
All entries must include the following:

1. ENTRY FORM - completed on withoutabox
2. SUBMISSION FEES - Paid in full
3. PREVIEW COPIES - A Secure Online Screener
4. PRESS KIT – including: 4 Hi-Res publicity stills,15 sec trailer, Director's picture & bio, Cast and Crew information.

Please submit digital materials via withoutabox or email nyiff@iaac.us