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Richmond International Film Festival

International Film Festival.

About

The Richmond International Film Festival (RIFF) is a competitive festival that screens more than 60 international cutting edge films and provides industry panels, Q&As, live musical performances, and entertainment mixers that bring the spirit of Hollywood to beautiful Richmond, Virginia at the historic Byrd Theatre. In 2011, USA Today called the 1,300-seat theatre, "One of the top 10 places to still see a movie in splendor in the United States."

Awards

Over $20,000 awarded in cash and prizes, plus industry exposure. Several awards are given in overall main categories for film and screenplays as well as Outstanding Merit Awards, Best Actress/Best Actor, Best Director, Best Cinematography, and Best Music/Score.

  • Grand Jury Winners (Film). This is awarded to the overall best feature film and short film. The best feature film receives $750 cash and the best short film receives $500 cash;
  • Best of Festival Award for Best Narrative (Feature & Short) Best Animation (Short) Best Documentary (Feature & Short) Best Experimental (Short), and overall Best Music Video.
  • Grand Jury Winners (Screenplays). The best feature script receives $750 cash and the best short script receives $500 cash;
  • Audience Choice Awards (Best Feature film and Short film); 
  • Additional Awards (Film); 
  • Outstanding Merit Awards;
  • Short Film Production Award (One Writer & One Director).

Rules

  • We accept short films and scripts (40 min/pages or less) and feature films and scripts (41 min/pages or more).
  • Submit via Withoutabox or Filmfreeway. 
  • Projects completed after September 1, 2016.

Selection Media Type: DVD, Blu-Ray

Audio language: original

Subtitles language: English

Premiere Requirements

No premiere requirement

Jury and Organizers

Heather Waters (Director).

Documents

Place

United States
Richmond

Official website

rvafilmfestival.com

Contacts

Address:

Richmond International Film Festival
3126 W. Cary Street, #605
Richmond, VA 23221

Email: 
info@richmondfilmfestival.com

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Dates & Deadlines
  • Opening date
    April 27, 2017
  • Earlybird Deadline
    May 17, 2017
  • Regular Deadline
    June 30, 2017
  • Late Deadline
    August 15, 2017
  • Extended Deadline
    September 30, 2017
  • Extended Deadline
    November 01, 2017
  • Notifications
    February 01, 2018
  • Event dates
    24 — 29 April 2018
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Less than 41 minutes.

  • Earlybird Deadline — $35
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Less than 41 minutes, all genres.

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41 minutes or more, all genres

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Less than 41 minutes.

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41 minutes or more.

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All genres.

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Less than 41 minutes

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All genres

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