Boston International Film Festival
E n t r y   F o r m
April 11 - 21, 2014
FILM/video

Original Title______________________________________________

English Title_______________________________________________

Language of film___________________________________________

Short______                Feature_____

(All subtitles must be in English)

Country of Production_______________________________________

If USA please specify  state___________________________________

Year of Completion___________   Production Budget_____________

Is this screening a world premiere? Yes___ No___

Is this the director’s first film? Yes___ No___

Running time in minutes___________

Shooting Format:        FILM: 35 mm___  (S)16 mm___  8 mm___

VIDEO: HD CAM___    Other video format (Please specify which format)_______________________________

Narrative? ___ Documentary? ___  Animation?___ Feature length?___ Short?___

DVD or VHS preview format: NTSC___


Please note: BI Film Festival does not accept films in competition that premiere more than three years before date of
festival. Works-in-progress are welcome provided the final print is ready by March 5, 2014.

PRODUCTION

Producer

Name____________________________________________________


Address__________________________________________________


Phone_________________________ Fax_______________________

Email____________________________________________________



Director

Name____________________________________________________


Address__________________________________________________

Phone_________________________ Fax_______________________



Production Company

Name____________________________________________________



Address__________________________________________________



Phone_________________________ Fax_______________________


Submission starts and deadline dates:

Early bird deadline for features and shorts September 6, 2013
Standard deadline for shorts October 11, 2013
Standard deadline for features November 8, 2013
Final deadline for shorts November 29, 2013
Final deadline for features December 13, 2013
Extended deadline for Shorts December 20, 2013
Extended deadline for features December 27, 2013

Late Extended deadline for features and shorts January 16, 2014


DOCUMENTATION

Please include the following items with this entry form: Lead actors and Director’s biography and
filmography, black & white stills from the film and film synopsis If the film is selected, you will be
contacted regarding the required quantities of the following materials: Complete press kit, including
posters, postcards, video clips, black & white photo of director and performers.

April 11 - 21, 2014

Films may screen in Film format 35mm, 16,mm, HD and video format at the discretion of The Festival.

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

Running time in minutes___________ No. of reels___________

Aspect Ratio:______________

Screening Format for Festival:

FILM: 35 mm___  16 mm___

VIDEO (NTSC only): HD CAM___ Digital Beta cam ___ Beta cam SP___ DVD___ tapes, no. of tapes___  
Other video format (Please specify which format)___

Color___ Black & White___


Logline (One Sentence)_______________________________________________________________

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Brief

Synopsis___________________________________________________________________________
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If you wish to have your DVD or VHS preview returned, please enclose US postal paid envelope with
this entry form. The film entrant declares that he/she is empowered to lend the print of the film now
entered and commits to refrain from withdrawing the film from the Festival. The entrant further commits
to, and agrees with, the following:

a) No entry shall have been screened commercially or released in video format or available on the
internet prior to the Festival dates (exceptions may be made at the discretion of the Festival),

b) The print must be sent in the format so indicated,

c) Entrants must cover the expenses related to transportation of the documentation, DVD or VHS
preview tapes and, later, the 35mm or 16mm print, to the Festival (indicates “No Commercial Value”)
and BIFF will cover the expenses related to the return of the film print,

d) Extracts of the selected film may be broadcast on television and/or radio for promotional purposes
only, and

e) All DVD or VHS preview tapes in the possession of the Festival may be available during the Festival
only at an exclusive viewing stand for participants.


DEADLINES FOR SELECTED FILMS

All exhibition prints and digital files must be received by April 1, 2014 for selected films,  The entry of a
film to the Boston International Film Festival signifies an acceptance of the regulations and statements
provided with and in this form.

1. I have read, understood and complied with all eligibility requirements of the categories for which I
would like this film to be considered;

2. To the best of my knowledge, all the statements in this document are true;

3. This film is not subject to litigation nor is threatened by any litigation;

4. I am duly authorized, on my own behalf and on behalf of an other person or entity who has any
ownership rights in the film, to submit this film to the Festival and I represent that this submission will
not violate any law or any right of any person or entity;

5. I hold the Boston International Film Festival and their affiliated and related entities, harmless from (a)
any damage to or loss of the print of the film or any other material submitted by me hereunder en
route to or from the Festival or otherwise during the course of the Festival's possession of the film and
(b) any breach of any of the foregoing certifications.


Print Name of Entrant__________________________________________________


Entrant's Signature______________________________________ Date__________




Payment Amount (Payment can be made by check or money order in US Dollars payable to;

“BI Film Festival” or Credit Card (American Express, Visa, or Master Card)

___$35-Short Early Deadline                   ___$50-Feature Early Deadline

___$45-Short Final Deadline                   ___$60-Feature Final Deadline

___$50-Short Extended Deadline ___$70-Feature Extended deadline

Shipping (All submission must be sent prepaid including any applicable customs fees to:

Boston International Film Festival
PO Box 240023, Dorchester, MA 02124 USA
(617) 482-3900  

How did you hear about BIFF?

____Moviemakers ____Filmmaker ____Indep. Film & Video

____Film Threat  ____ Screen Int’l ____ Variety ____ IndieWIRE  ____ Int’l Documentary ____ other
festival/film market

____ Other (specify) _______________________________________