BE FILM International Features Festival is dedicated to showcasing new international independent feature films looking for US distribution. All films should have been completed within the year prior to the festival. No film completed prior to January 2013 will be accepted. All submissions are preferred via Withoutabox, otherwise you can pay via Paypal and complete the Submission Form (click here to download).
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*All entries must be shipped prepaid.
*Do not declare a value on your submission, as this will hold it up in customs.
*Preview format must be DVD. Preview DVD’s should be clearly labeled with the title, running time and contact information (name, phone number, e-mail.) or WAB number.
*If you are submitting more than one entry, a separate submission is required for each film, although they may be mailed together.
*No DVD entries will be returned.
*NTSC and PAL submissions in all regions will be accepted.
*Films which have been broadcast on cable, television, or have had an international theatrical release outside the USA prior to BEFILMIFF are eligible for entries.
*All films must have English subtitles, or be dubbed in English.
*All entrants certify that they have been given full rights to use any or all music in their films.
*Film producers are responsible for insurance and shipping costs of films to BEFILMIFF.
*If you choose not to submit via Withoutabox, you can also submit via postal mail, and pay the submission fee via PayPal and send us the signed entry form downloaded on our website.
* BEFILMIFF will not be liable for any damage to entries.
*If selected to be showcased during the festival, all screening copies must be received by October 17, 2014.
Deadlines: Early bird Jul 24, 2014 $50;
Regular Aug 24, 2014 $60; late Sept 24, 2014 $70
No entries will be accepted later than Sept 30, 2014
To be eligible for consideration all entries must be postmarked by the appropriate postmark deadline listed above.
BEFILMIFF c/o Laurence Asseraf
422 E 72nd St. #42A
New York, NY 10021
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If your film is accepted into the festival you will be notified by October 1st 2014.
We will also post a list of all accepted films on this site soon thereafter
All filmmakers attending the festival will be responsible for travel, lodging, and all other expenses incurred for their attendance.
All selected films will be automatically eligible to screen at the BEFILMGIF (BE FILM Grenadines International Festival) that will take place in the island of Bequia in the Grenadines March 13-18, 2015