Island Film Festival is open to filmmakers working in ALL
GENRES, SUBJECTS AND FORMATS.
Feature, Short, Documentary Feature, Documentary Short, Experimental, Horror, Animation, Music Video.
Entries must be submitted on
DVD (any format or region) or Blu-Ray (Region 1). Foreign language films must be dubbed or
subtitled in English. Shorts are categorized as anything under 40 minutes. Features are categorized as anything 40 minutes and over. Please do not send press kits, posters, postcards, or any support materials
until requested to do so.
FEES & DEADLINES
EARLY BIRD DEADLINE February 21, 2014 (postmarked) $30 , REGULAR DEADLINE April 25, 2014 (postmarked) $35. LATE DEADLINE June 27, 2014 (postmarked) $40. EXTENDED LATE DEADLINE July 11, 2014 (postmarked) $45. All entry fees are non-refundable.
Fees for entries from outside the United States must be paid by international bank draft/money order payable from a U.S. bank. See coneyislandfilmfestival.com/international.html for examples.
Cost of shipping is the responsibility of the entrant. Tapes/DVDs
must be sent to the festival prepaid. C.O.D.'s will be refused. All
tapes/DVDs must be labeled with the title of the entry and running time. The festival cannot accept responsibilty for damage
or loss of materials in transit.
OF SUBMISSION DISC
We strongly encourage you to only send materials you do not wish to
have returned, it's cheaper and easier for all involved. Please do
not send us masters, originals, your only copy, etc. Discs will
not be returned unless requested, please mark the appropriate box
on your entry form and pay the return fee. Allow 8 weeks after the
festival date for returns. Although due care will be exercised, indiefilmpage.com / CIFF
cannot accept responsibility for lost or damaged tapes/dvds. Please
do not send self-addressed stamped envelopes for video returns, we
will not use them.
ISLAND FILM FESTIVAL
SEPTEMBER 19-21, 2014
CALL FOR ENTRIES STARTS JANUARY 2014
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Click here for our
PAPER ENTRY FORM. You are welcome to print out the form and mail it in if you are
unable to apply online through Withoutabox.
Coney Island Film Festival
c/o Coney Island USA
1208 Surf Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11224
Please note: Do not use registered or certified mail. Use First class, Priority, Airmail or Media Mail. Fedex, UPS and DHL also accepted.
SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION
All entries will be viewed by the selection committee. Selected films will be announced on or around August 20, 2014. All entrants will be contacted with final decision by email. Exhibition format is Blu-Ray or DVD NTSC. The festival does
not pay rental fees for submitted work. The Festival dates are September 19- 21, 2014.
The festival jury will present awards to films and videos selected as
best in these categories: Feature, Short, Documentary Feature, Documentary
Short, Experimental, Animation, Horror, Music Video and "Made in Coney Island", Festival Appreciation.
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