Black International Film Festival Submissions

CALL FOR ENTRIES 2016!

Eligible:

Submissions

Short Films, First Features, Documentaries,

The Birmingham Black International Film Festival is once again calling for film submissions for this year's Festival due to take place in Birmingham (UK) from 24th Oct – 29st Oct 2016. We are seeking films from the Caribbean, USA, Africa, Europe, Worldwide, and of course UK & Ireland. Submissions are not exclusive to people of colour but must either feature people of colour, address minority issues, be produced by people of colour or involve people of colour who have had a significant role in the film's production. Chosen submissions will be screened throughout the Festival and on Festival associated visual platforms. All films selected for the Festival will also be entered into the BIF Festival's awards programme and winners will be announced at the MViSA Awards at the ICC, Birmingham on the 29tht October 2016.

 


Early Submission Deadline:

UK. and INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILMS Tuesday, 28th July, 2016 - £20 / $30 entry fee


UK. and INTERNATIONAL FEATURE FILMS and DOCUMENTARIES

Friday,7th August 2016 - £25 / $40 entry fee

Official Submission Deadline:

UK and INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILMS Friday, 10th October 2016 - £30 / $45 ENTRY FEE


UK and INTERNATIONAL FEATURE FILMS and DOCUMENTARIES

Monday, 21th September 2015 - £40 / $60 entry fee

Late Submission Deadline:

UK and INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILMS Monday, 15th October, 2016 £40 / $60 ENTRY FEE


UK and INTERNATIONAL FEATURE FILMS and DOCUMENTARIES

Monday, 15th October, 2016 - £60 / $90 entry fee








What To Do Next

Please read the Rules and Conditions before you fill out the Registration Form. It is VERY IMPORTANT that you read and understand these conditions as your completion confirms your acceptance.

Please download the submission form below and complete all required fields. This information is added into our database and will only be as accurate at the information you have supplied. Please advise of any changes immediately so that we are able to contact you without any unnecessary delays.

As part of your press kit we will need you to provide a screening copy as well as a detailed bio or synopsis. Your submission form must include a short synopsis, program description, short bio and film length Once you have completed your submission form and all required fields for your entry, please post to the address on your downloaded submission form.

On receipt you will be assigned a registration number. Your registration number is unique to you and should be quoted in all future correspondence and any addition items. Be sure to keep a copy of your submission form for your own records


WHAT HAPPENS NEXT

All selected films for inclusion in the festival will also be entered into our awards program for selection for a possible MViSA nomination. Winners which will be honoured at the Movie, Video & Screen Awards, (M-ViSAs) taking place at the prestigious ICC Birmingham on Saturday 29th October 2016.

PLEASE NOTE -. The deadline for all submissions is 15th October 2016 submit film here


Downloads Your Forms

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