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GENERAL RULES for 2017

BIG APPLE FILM FESTIVAL RULES AND REGULATIONS

This year's festival will accept submissions until September 1, 2017.

Submission Fees

Feature Film Narratives
  • Early Deadline (June 15): $60
  • Regular Deadline (August 1) $70
  • Late Deadline (August 15) $80
  • WAB Extended Deadline (September 1) $90
Feature Documentaries
  • Early Deadline (June 15): $60
  • Regular Deadline (August 1) $70
  • Late Deadline (August 15) $80
  • WAB Extended Deadline (September 1) $90
Short Films, Short Documentaries, Animation Films, Student Films, Web Series
  • Early Deadline (June 15): $50
  • Regular Deadline (August 1) $60
  • Late Deadline (August 15) $70
  • WAB Extended Deadline (September 1) $80
$5 DISCOUNTS FOR ALL FILM SUBMITTED THROUGH WITHOUTABOX.COM

BIG APPLE FILM FESTIVAL RULES AND REGULATIONS

  1. Big Apple Film Festival accepts submissions for features, shorts, documentaries, short documentaries, animation, student films, and web series.
  2. All films submitted must have been completed on or after September 1, 2016.
  3. All films must be submitted with an online screener or on DVD in NTSC format.
  4. All feature narratives and feature documentaries must be over 70 minutes in length.
  5. All short film narratives and short documentaries must be under 70 minutes in length.
  6. Animated, student films, and web series of all lengths will be considered.
  7. All person or persons submitting must hold all necessary rights for the submission of the film, as well as all necessary clearances for public exhibition.
  8. Submissions can be made online through Withoutabox.com or FilmFreeway.com.
  9. Filmmakers will be notified of their submission status by approximately September 15, 2017.
  10. Please do not send press kits unless otherwise requested
  11. All rules and regulations must be read prior to submission
  12. ALL SUBMISSION FEES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE.