16th Annual

SNOB (Somewhat North Of Boston) Film Festival

November 08, 2018 to November 11, 2018

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Longs (30+ min)
All films 30 min or longer (shorts over 30 min or feature length films) of all Categories i.e. Documentary, Fiction Drama, Fiction Action/Adventure, Fiction Comedy, Other. Open to content comparable to G, PG, PG-13, or R standards.
Shorts (Under 30 min)
All Short Films under 30 minutes of all Categories i.e. Documentary, Fiction Drama, Fiction Action/Adventure, Fiction Comedy, Other. Open to content comparable to G, PG, PG-13, or R standards.


The SNOB (Somewhat North of Boston) Film Festival is a grassroots effort to showcase and support independent filmmaking. It strives to bring films to the area that local audiences might not otherwise see. The New England Indie Fest is presenting the 17th Annual SNOB Film Festival to Central NH.


The SNOB (Somewhat North of Boston) Film Festival / New England Indie Fest is excited to be bringing its 16th season of exceptional independent film to audiences from Concord, New Hampshire and beyond. This year, we hope to highlight films with a positive message, while including some offbeat comedy, and other more dramatic genres. We have also add a few special categories this year.

The Somewhat North Of Boston Film Festival will be running at Red River Theatres in downtown Concord, NH. To learn more about this year's event visit: www.SNOBFilmFestival.com.


Amber Fixler (Distributor); J Doherty (Festival Registrar); Jay Doherty (Executive Director); Jenn Doherty (KNOB (Kids North Of Boston) Director); Matt Fixler (Editor / Writer); Richie LeBlanc (Officer)


All films submitted to the SNOB (Somewhat North of Boston) Film Festival must be accompanied with a completed submission form and the required, non-refundable submission fee.

Films may be submitted to the festival electronically via Withoutabox.

Selection for the SNOB Film Festival is decided by the Film Selection Committee. All selected filmmakers will be notified by the staff and invited to participate in the festival. Filmmakers will be notified as soon as possible once selected for inclusion.

Films must be made within two years of submission deadline.

Films posted on public websites will not be accepted (i.e. public youtube or filmmakers webpage or facebook page)

No film shall use unlicensed material of any kind. This includes, but is not limited to, music, songs, soundtracks, or intellectual property of another.

The SNOB Film Festival will make a reasonable effort to ensure unauthorized intellectual property is not selected. However, ultimate liability rests with the filmmaker.

IMPORTANT / NEW THIS YEAR: All films submissions must have a New Hampshire connection. Some examples of a regional NH connection.
- Films made, shot, or edited in NH
- Director or other filmmakers from or currently in NH'
- Actors from or currently residing in NH
- Tech, sound, production people from or currently living in NH
- Film set in or referencing NH
- Family current living in NH
Please list in your cover letter, your NH connection.

If film is selected the following information will be required:
- Digital exhibit copy of the film
- Short description of the film
- Two digital film stills
- One digital one-sheet poster for the film

Note submission fees film start extremely reasonable and double at each deadline. Submit films early to save money. No time deadline extensions will be given.


By submitting an entry, Entrant recognizes and accepts their work will be screened without compensation, both during the selection process and in the theater, if selected.

Entrant agrees not to hold SNOB (Somewhat North Of Boston) Film Festival (New England Indie Fest) liable for any damages that may occur to his work, either in-transit, or while in possession of SNOB Film Festival staff.

Submitting authorizes the SNOB Film Festival to use clips and/or stills of the submitted film in promotional materials for the SNOB Film Festival, both currently and in the future.

All work submitted to the SNOB Film Festival will be digitized and made available on a secure site for the festival judges to review.

Entrant agrees to the Official Rules, and further agrees to indemnify and hold the SNOB Film Festival Parties and their respective affiliates, officers, directors, agents, co-branders or other partners, and any of their employees (collectively, the "Project Indemnitees"), harmless from any and all claims, damages, expenses, costs (including reasonable attorneys' fees) and liabilities (including settlements), brought or asserted by any third party against any of the Project Indemnitees due to or arising out of the Entrant's Entry materials in this Project, or the Entrant's conduct during and in connection with this Project, including but not limited to trademark, copyright, or other intellectual property rights, right of publicity, right of privacy or defamation.

Entrant agrees to release, indemnify and hold harmless the SNOB Film Festival and Associated Parties from any and all claims that any advertising, presentation, web content or any other material subsequently produced, presented, and/or prepared by or on behalf of the SNOB Film Festival or the Associated Parties infringes on the rights of Entrant's work as contained in any Entry.