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30-Mar-2015 9:14am PDT  

 

IRVINE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

5 Annual January 15, 2016 to January 21, 2016

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International
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Video
Short
Feature
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13700 Alton Parkway #154
Irvine CA 92618
USA
Phone: 949-800-6163
info@irvinefilmfest.com
http://www.IrvineFilmFest.com

OPEN CALL FOR ENTRIES • Select a Category of Entry to continue.

Feature Narrative
Features films over 50 minutes in length
Short Narrative
Shorts under 50 minutes in length
Feature Documentaries
Feature Documentary over 50 minutes in length
Short Documentaries
Short Documentary under 50 minutes in length
Animation Short
Short films under 50 minutes in length
College/University Short
College/Universities
Any genre under 30 minutes
Trailers
Trailers must be under 4mins
Short Young Adult K-12
All films K-6 must be under 5 mins
All films 7-12 must be under 10 mins
Webisodes
Webisodes must be under 15 mins. One web series submission can have multiple episodes within 15 minutes.
Music Videos
Music Videos should be under 7 mins.
Television Pilots
No longer than 1 hour long. Must have been completed after JAN 1, 2010
Feature Screenplays
Submissions can be from any and all genres.
Features are from 60-140 pages
Short Screenplays
Submissions can be from any and all genres
Short Screenplays are from 1-59 pages

MISSION & OBJECTIVE
The Irvine International Film Festival (IIFF) celebrates the power of individual expression and diverse points of views. Offering more than a competition but an opportunity for filmmakers to learn & network.

Irvine International Film Festival will always be a friendly approachable festival. Major distributors and Academy Award Winning Judges are part of the decision making process. Last year 11 of our Official Selections made it on the Oscars short list and 9 were nominated for an Oscar.


ABOUT THE FESTIVAL
Offering more than simply a film competition, IIFF is a thrilling place to swap perspectives, merge ideas, engage in eye-opening debates, forge new friendships, and uncover unknown talents. It all unfolds in sun-dappled Irvine, California, not far from the entertainment capital of the world. Recent Academy favorites, including The Act of Killing and The Lady in Number Six: Music Changed My Life established early momentum at this festival.

Major film distributors and Academy Award-winning judges infuse IIFF with countless opportunities to champion, celebrate, and enhance promising filmmaking careers. Last year alone, 11 of the festival’s Official Selections were shortlisted for Academy Awards, with nine Oscar nominations between them. With so much talent funneled right to Hollywood’s back door, it’s no wonder so many industry heavyweights pay a visit, year after year.

IIFF eagerly welcomes international and American narrative features and shorts, documentary features and shorts, animated features and shorts, student films, American and international trailers, webisodes, music videos, and feature-length and short-form screenplays. It all converges in Irvine for a spectacular three days. At this unforgettable festival, talent truly has no limits.

The festival thrills at opportunities to honor up-and-coming filmmakers and industry veterans, side by side. last year, IIFF welcomed seven-time Emmy winning actor Ed Asner (Up, The Mary Tyler Moore Show) and Academy Award winning director John G. Avildsen (Rocky), both of whom received Lifetime Achievement Awards.

ORGANIZERS
Jack Kaprielian (Co-Partner) ; Jack Kaprielian (Executive Director) ; Jennifer Reed ; Kevin Derek (Festival Director) ; Kevin Derek (Festival Director) ; Renee Hendrixson (Programming)

GENERAL RULES
SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS
We prefer online screeners.

All films must have been completed after January 1, 2013

Film must be submitted in NTSC DVD or BluRay .

Do not send us original masters because the DVD’s will not be returned.

DVD’s should be labeled with the title, running time, email and your phone number.

We do accept work in progress but your film needs to be close to completion for us to be able to make a decision. If your film is selected it must be complete before 12-1-2014

If submitting from Withoutabox, make sure you place your WAB# on the DVD

Do not send us your press kit until your film has been selected.

All Non-English films MUST have English subtitles

You may submit more than one film. Each film must be submitted separately with your form and appropriate fee

If you like to get a confirmation of your submission. Please enclose a self-address stamped postcard, which we can send back to you.

If you are under the age of 18 a legal guardian must submit for you.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

I am authorized to submit this film to the festival. All information provided on application form is true, to the best of my knowledge. If the film is selected for the Festival, I give permission for The Irvine International Film Festival to use images, sounds and excerpts from the work for promotional purposes in all media and on The IIFF website. I hold the Irvine International Film Festival harmless from damage or loss of the print en route or otherwise during the course of the Festival’s possession of the film. This agreement constitutes approval that IIFF may present the film at the 2015 Irvine International Film Festival.