.VIFF! - VEGAS INDIE FILM FEST!

6 Annual May 01, 2016 to May 09, 2016

 
Category

NEVADA BASED SHORT FILMS

 

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
Pre-Earlybird Deadline
July 15, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 35.00 30.00
Earlybird Deadline
September 15, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 40.00
Regular Deadline
December 15, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 45.00
Late Deadline
January 15, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 65.00 60.00
Decision Deadline
February 15, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 70.00 65.00
WAB Extended Deadline
March 15, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 85.00 70.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately April 14, 2016

RUNTIME
Shorts: maximum 49 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
No requirement for completed by date

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  
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
REGION 1    

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

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


Press Kit Requirements

A press kit is required, but only after acceptance.


Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

GOLDEN BULB
VIFF! GOLDEN BULBS are unique trophy awards taken directly from the World Famous Welcome to Las Vegas Sign!
Sponsor:Welcome to Las Vegas Sign
Value of Goods/Services: 500 U.S. Dollar
This prize is shared with other categories.

Category Rules

1. Entrants must submit a SECURE ONLINE SCREENER or DVD or Bluray in NTSC region 0 or 1 viewing copy for consideration. Private Vimeo links also accepted, just email vegasiff@gmail.com so we can forward to our judges.
2. Entries must be postmarked according to the deadline. If you pay entry fee for an earlier deadline before your film arrives, it will not be considered and passed to judging panel until remaining balance is paid in full. Please include a check for the remaining balance to ensure proper consideration for films arriving past their payed and scheduled deadline. Preferred deliver is Online Screener. For Mail Deliveries, we prefer USPS, but please DO NOT request a SIGNATURE CONFIRMATION. Fedex, UPS and other international and private mail companies are fine too, but again - DO NOT request a SIGNATURE CONFIRMATION - in case one of our staff members are unavailable, the film may be returned to sender.
3. Entry will not be processed without an accompanying Online Screener, DVD or Bluray, however you will incur submission charges through WAB.
4. Please include WAB tracking number on DVD and all paperwork when submitting.
5. For publications purposes, if your film/video is selected for screening, entrants must be prepared to supply at least three electronic images (publicity stills) either in jpeg or PDF format, 300 dpi.
6. Upon acceptance a web sized video preview (trailer) is highly encouraged.
7. Exceptions to the festival regulations must be authorized by one of the Festival Directors.
8. We are looking forward to viewing your film or reading your script.