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16-Apr-2014 3:11pm PDT  

 

Bahamas International Film Festival

11 Annual: December 04, 2014 to December 14, 2014

  Shorts

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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 14, 2014
Earlybird Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00


May 4, 2014
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 45.00


June 14, 2014
Late Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 60.00 55.00


July 4, 2014
WAB Extended Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 70.00 65.00


July 14, 2014
Late Late Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 80.00 75.00



NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately 05-Nov-2014


RUNTIME
Shorts: From 1 minutes to 30 minutes


COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after 01-Jan-2011


PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects may originate from anywhere in the world


PREMIERE STATUS
Projects must be a premiere in Bahamas


DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Projects may have distribution


SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
Online
  Secure Online Screener

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
HDCAM    

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


PRIZES & AWARDS
This category is a competition.


Special Jury Award


CATEGORY RULES
1. Films must have been completed after January 2012.

2. All non-English language films must have English subtitles.

3. Films must be available for Festival screening on Quicktime, HDcam (NTSC)

4. Preview tapes will not be returned. After the Festival, tapes will be archived and made available to buyers and distributors upon request.

5. Label the outside of your package: FOR FESTIVAL PREVIEW ONLY-NO COMMERCIAL VALUE. Do not value the package any higher than $10 Dollars.

6. Do not send tapes in fibre-filled envelopes as the dust can damage tapes and viewing equipment.

7. Submissions may not be withdrawn from the Festival once they have been entered, except at the sole discretion of the Festival.

8.All selected films may be excerpted (up to 2 minutes) for publicity purposes.

9. Preview films must be labeled with the title, running time and contact information. DO NOT send film prints, master tapes or other originals.

10. After selection, acceptance letters will be sent electronically: please provide an e-mail address.

11. Films not accepted will not be notified to check status please visit your submission on withoutabox.

12. Films accepted to BIFF must be Bahamian Premieres. Films Screened anywhere in The Bahamas will not be eligible for acceptance.

Thank you