Melbourne Indie Film Festival – Film Submissions

Melbourne Indie Film Festival – Film Submissions

 

The Submissions for the Melbourne Indie Film Festival opened on the 7th of January 2016!

Submit your film exclusively through FilmFreeway!

Filmfreeway is simple, fast and easy to use!

You can submit using the secure online screener system offered by FilmFreeway, which will make it easy and quick to submit to the Melbourne Indie Film Festival, and many other major film festivals from around the world.

Get started now!

 

 

DIVERSITY

The Melbourne Indie Film Festival accepts all genres and types to be included in the festival program:

Drama, Comedy, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller, Horror, Documentaries, Animation, Student Films

The Festival accepts entries from around the world.

All films must be English or have subtitles in English.

DEADLINES:

7th January 2016 – SUBMISSIONS OPEN

7th February 2016 – Earlybird Deadline

31st March 2016 – Regular Deadline

30th April 2016 – Late Deadline

22nd May 2016 – Extended Deadline

 

SUBMISSION FEES:

SHORT FILMS (UNDER 25 MINUTES)

7th February 2016 – Earlybird: US$15.00

31st March 2016 – Regular: US$25.00

30th April 2016 – Late: US$30.00

22nd May 2016 – Extended: US$35.00

FEATURE FILMS  (FROM 45 MINUTES)

7th February 2016 – Earlybird: US$25.00

31st March 2016 – Regular: US$35.00

30th April 2016 – Late: US$40.00

22nd May 2016 – Extended: US$45.00

NOTIFICATION DATE:

18th June 2016

FESTIVAL DATES:

8th – 13th July 2016.

 

HOW TO SUBMIT:

Online Submissions accepted exclusively via FilmFreeway.

You can choose between “Secure Online Screener” via FilmFreeway,

Or Send your DVD Screener to the festival:

MELBOURNE  INDIE FILM FESTIVAL

ATT: SUBMISSIONS

PO BOX 143

GLADESVILLE NSW 1675

AUSTRALIA

DVD specifications: PAL compatible, All Regions.

DVDs MUST BE LABELED WITH:

FilmFreeway Tracking Number

Film Title

Running Time

Director’s name

Contact

Please do not put adhesive labels on the disc. Use a permanent marker to write the information on the disc or have it printed in the actual disc when using printable disc.

The submission and/or screener DVDs must be sent to the Festival with the following statement: “without commercial value, for cultural purposes only”. In order to facilitate customs clearance, please indicate a maximum value of AU$10 or less.

The festival does not pay for mailing/shipping costs.

The festival does not return DVD copies.