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
either FilmFreeway online screener, Withoutabox online screener, 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 19, 2016 $25 , REGULAR DEADLINE April 15, 2016 $30. LATE DEADLINE June 24, 2016 $35. EXTENDED LATE DEADLINE July 8, 2016 $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 16-18, 2016
CALL FOR ENTRIES IS CLOSED! DEADLINE WAIVERS ARE POSSIBLE IF YOU EMAIL US.
Whether you submit early or late, has no bearing on the selection process. All films are given equal chance for selection, regardless of when they are submitted! We do not invite films to play with us. We rely solely, on our call for entries!
Coney Island Film Festival has two ways to submit online.
Coney Island Film Festival proudly accepts entries via FilmFreeway.com, the world's best online submissions platform. FilmFreeway offers free HD online screeners, Vimeo and YouTube integration, and more. Click to submit with FilmFreeway.
You can also submit via our paper entry form.
If YOU DID NOT CHOOSE TO USE AN ONLINE SCREENER, MAIL
DISC ENTRIES TO:
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 August 21, 2016. All entrants will be contacted with final decision by email. Exhibition format is Blu-Ray (Region 1) or DVD NTSC. The festival does
not pay rental fees for submitted work. The Festival dates are September 16 - 18, 2016.
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".
us. We will respond within 24hrs.
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