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MISSION & OBJECTIVE
An established and recognized magazine on the film circuit, Independent Film Quarterly brings you our Film & Webisode Festival. The festival provides a platform where filmmakers can showcase their work (features, shorts, webisodes, animation, music videos and documentaries) and increase opportunities for producers and maximize potential for distribution. “Independent Film Quarterly brought you the interviews, now we bring you the Festival.”
ABOUT THE FESTIVAL
Independent Film Quarterly Film & Webisode Festival is a first of its kind where a film magazine brings together both film and new media in a competitive-festival setting. The Festival will exhibit a selection of short- and long-form works that exhibit strong personal visions combined with the highest standards of artistic merit and technical achievement.
The Festival aims to discover, showcase, and celebrate the work of today's up-and-comers, established professionals and tomorrow's industry leaders. In addition to features, documentaries, music videos, animations and short films, the Festival is interested in receiving webisode content from artists, directors, and producers developing webisodes and web series.
ABOUT INDEPENDENT FILM QUARTERLY
Independent Film Quarterly is one of the fastest growing film magazines featuring exclusive in-depth Q&A interviews with celebrated iconic figures in film and music and key players in the independent and mainstream film, music and TV communities.
Independent Film Quarterly has conducted in-depth interviews with A-List to Indie talent, including: Adrien Brody, Dennis Hopper, Atom Egoyan, John Waters, Abel Ferrara, Danny Boyle, Dario Argento, Jason Reitman, Vincent Gallo, Alex Cox, Todd Haynes, Mike Figgis, Charlie Kaufman & Michel Gondry, John Sayles, Danny Trejo, Danny Glover, Michelle Rodriguez, Asia Argento, Catherine Keener, Willem Dafoe, Rutger Hauer, Olympia Dukakis, Sean Lennon, Julian Lennon, Michael Madsen, Leelee Sobieski, Melissa Leo, Devon Aoki, Robert Davi, Giancarlo Esposito, Country Music Legend Willie Nelson, Eric Roberts, Ludivine Sagnier, Kristanna Loken, Emmanuelle Seigner, Janice Dickinson, Cecile de France, Ed Burns, Jackie Warner, Moby, Alec Baldwin, Gretchen Mol, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Ed Pressman, L.M. Kit Carson and Nick Nolte.
IFQ’s website www.independentfilmquarterly.com receives over 500,000 visitors per year and is growing daily. The online version of IFQ magazine features exclusive online Q&A interviews and specializes in film and music reviews and coverage of film festivals and industry related events.
Nicole Holland (Director); Nicole Holland (Festival Registrar)
Early Bird: February 28th, 2014
Regular: March 31st, 2014
Late: April 30th, 2014
Extended: May 30th, 2014
Feature length Film: 60 to 120 minutes
Feature Documentary: 60 to 120 minutes
Short Film: up to 59 minutes
Short Documentary: up to 59 minutes
New Media: Webisodes (Web Episodes) up to 20 minutes (one webisode per entry)
All films must be in English or with English subtitles.
Submission Package Requirements
Each Submission must have a completed and signed entry form.
Rules for selected films:
Filmmakers for the competition will be notified.
Additional Materials & Deadlines:
If your film is selected, you must provide the following:
Additional preview copies (DVD or Bluray) of the film.
The screening copy in the best available format accepted by the festival
For all materials, shipping and handling costs to the festival office will be covered by the entrant. Preview copies will be retained by the festival.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Other Rules & Regulations:
IFQ Film & Webisode Festival reserves the right to determine eligibility of any projects.
IFQ Film & Webisode Festival will accept works completed in any media format; film, video or digital. If accepted, the producer agrees to provide the festival with the presentation format the festival indicates.
For purposes of submission, all preview copies must be submitted on DVD, Bluray or by Secure Online Screener.
Final program determinations will be made available to entrants in writing via email. Except in emergencies, please do not call the festival offices.
All submission materials become the property of IFQ Film & Webisode Festival and will not be returned.
By submitting your material, you acknowledge the IFQ Film & Webisode Festival's right to copy any submitted material and to utilize your performance and image for the festival's non-commercial use.