|Submission starts and deadline dates:
Early bird deadline for features and shorts
September 21, 2012
Standard deadline for shorts October 19, 2012
Standard deadline for features November 16, 2012
Final deadline for shorts November 23, 2012
Final deadline for features December 7, 2012
Extended deadline for Shorts December 21, 2012
Extended deadline for features December 28, 2012
Late Extended deadline for Shorts and features
January 4, 2013
Early deadline shorts $35 Features $50
Standard deadline shorts $45 Features $60
Final deadline shorts $45 Features $60
Extended deadline Shorts $50 Features $70
Payment can be made by check or money order in
US dollars payable to:
BI Film Festival
We are Accepting submissions for feature Narrative
and Documentary, short Narrative and
Documentary. Shorts will play prior to a feature or in
a shorts program. All genres are welcome. The
festival programming staff will place your film in the
Eligibility: All Projects:
1) Must have been completed after January 1, 2010.
2) Can not have been broadcast on television or the
Internet in the US prior to the festival.
3) Projects in a foreign language must have English
subtitles prior to submission.
4) Can not have been financed or produced by a
major studio Production
Shorts: Less than 45 minutes
Features: 45 minutes or longer
Works in Progress:
Works in Progress are accepted for final deadlines
only. WP should be clearly marked on the videotape
or DVD “Work in Progress” or “RoughCut” and also
indicate when exactly the final edited version will be
All Entries must include the following:
1) DVD (NTSC) labeled with the movie title of
project, Director and producer contact number and
2) Completed and signed “BI Film Festival”
3) Entry Fee.
4) Any available press materials and Media-Kit,
Credit list, Lead Actors and Directors bio and Photo.
Submitted materials will not be returned and there
are no refunds.
The programming staff of the festival will select film
in their discretion. Those selected will be notified via
email or regular mail. On or about March 12, 2013.
Those not selected will be notified via email or
regular mail the following week.
If selected you should be able to provide the
1) Exhibition print or video.
2) 2 Full press kits including film stills and directors
bio and Photo.
3) 60 Seconds Digital Video clip or trailer for
4) The project synopsis, Cast and crew credits
When sending in more than one project, each one
must have its own submission material. You may
use one check to cover entry fees for all works you
are submitting at the same time.
All submissions must be sent prepaid including any
applicable customs fees to:
Bway 7 Productions ATTN: Submissions for BI
Film Festival PO Box 240023 Dorchester MA
If your project is selected, you are responsible
for delivery of the exhibition print or video to
our offices by the designated date. The festival
will handle the return shipping of your print or
video after the conclusion of the festival.
If you have questions regarding the submissions
process, please email
Boston International Film
P.O. Box 240023 Boston, MA
Bway 7 Productions Inc.
ATTN: BI Film Festival
PO Box 240023 Dorchester,
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