2nd Annual

BZN International Film Festival

June 06, 2019 to June 09, 2019

 
Category

Shorts: Drama, Comedy, Documentary, Animation

 

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
October 15, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 35.00 30.00
Regular Deadline
December 31, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 40.00
Late Deadline
February 15, 2019
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 45.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately March 15, 2019

RUNTIME
Information not provided.

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

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DCP    
Media Files
  .MOV (Quicktime)
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)
  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
> Biography/Filmography - Producer
> Biography/Filmography - Writer
> One-Sheet Art - Fliers
> One-Sheet Art - Posters
> Statement by the Director

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

Audience Choice Award
Every film that screens will be considered for an Audience Award in the following areas: Audience Award - Narrative Short Audience Award - Narrative Feature Audience Award - Documentary Short Audience Award - Documentary Feature Audience Award - Animation Short Audience Award - Animation Feature Every film will also be considered for the BZN Award, given to the film, short or feature, that most honors the BZN Mission.
This prize is shared with other categories.

Category Rules

• Entry fees are non refundable and are payable by credit card only.

• Non-English language films must be subtitled in English.

• If a feature film is accepted, we encourage one female filmmaker or member of the film team attend the festival to represent the film during the audience Q&A and participate in the festival experience.

• Filmmaker has all necessary legal authority and rights required to submit this film to the BZN.

• All filmmakers will be notified by March 15 of their status.

• If accepted, the filmmaker will assume all responsibility for shipping and insurance costs to / from the Festival Office. Please include all relevant return addresses & instructions in the packaging.

• The date, time and location of the screenings of films are solely at the discretion of the Bozeman Film Celebration.

• . In certain cases BZN may request a QuickTime file, and will contact the filmmaker directly if so. BZN does not accept H264 files. (Please read this handy guide if you're having any issues with prepping your screening materials: bit.ly/2m10Qkn)

• BZN is not a “premiere” festival meaning that your film does not have to be a premiere to be accepted.

Questions regarding submissions to BZN may be directed to filmoffice@bozemanfilmcelebration.com

Terms

• By submitting your film, you grant BZN the right to utilize an excerpt from this film submitted and accepted for exhibition at the Celebration for promotional purposes. Additionally, you will indemnify and hold harmless BZN from any and all claims, liabilities, losses, damages, and expenses which may be incurred by reason of any claim involving copyright, trademark, credits, publicity, screening, and loss of or damage to the screening material entered.

We look forward to seeing your film!