26th Annual

- LOS ANGELES IFS FILM FEST - Independent Filmmakers Showcase© 2018 (L.A. / Santa Monica / Beverly Hills)

May 03, 2018 to May 15, 2018

 
Category

IFS Monthly - Feature Film Showcases

 

Deadlines & Entry Fees

All fees will be charged in U.S. Dollar

Online Services Offered
Entry Form
Fee Payment
Press Kit
Submission Copy
Earlybird Deadline
July 10, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 55.00 50.00
IFS Blast - Special Discount Deadline
October 10, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 60.00 55.00
Regular Deadline
December 30, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 70.00 60.00
Late Deadline
January 28, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 85.00 60.00
WAB Extended Deadline
March 3, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 100.00 75.00

Discounted fees apply to projects with pre-purchased Discount Packs, on entry fees greater than 30.00.


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately March 24, 2018

RUNTIME
Shorts: From 10 minutes to 30 minutes
Features: From 30 minutes to 240 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    

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
Analog VideoNTSCPALSECAM
VHS    
Media Files
  .MOV (Quicktime)
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)
Film Gauge
  16mm

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


Press Kit Requirements

Do not submit a press kit.

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

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 CINEMATOGRAPHY
This prize is shared with other categories.

Honorable Mention
This prize is shared with other categories.

Official Selection
This prize is shared with other categories.

Category Rules

Independent Filmmakers Showcase (IFS) Showcases: Recognizing the best independent and underground filmmakers working outside of the studio system with monthly film screening events and Question and Answer sessions with new directors.

IFS Monthly Showcase Events are not part of the IFS Film Festival.
To submit to the IFS Film Festival please choose any of the IFS Film Festival submission categories listed on Withoutabox.


IFS Monthly Film Showcase SUBMISSION GUIDELINES:

Any film with a running time of 30 minutes or longer is eligible to enter this category of Feature Film submission. Feature Films must have completed production in the last 24 months.

World Premieres, North American Premieres and Regional Premieres are looked on favorably for Monthly Showcase events, but films may have been screened at up to five other North American film festivals and still remain eligible for screening at the IFS Monthly Screening Events.