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INDIE WEEK 2016 Launch Party

November 15, 2016 5:00 pm

All the VIP's, Delegates, media, performers, sponsors, and many more specials guests celebrate the opening of INDIE WEEK. Performances and DJ along with some free food. This was the highlight event to be at in 2015 and 2016 will be even bigger and better!

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CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

RiFF is currently seeking submissions for their 2016 independent film showcase.
Filmmakers are invited to submit independent short films, music videos, feature films or documentaries
that are related to music and completed between July 1, 2015 and June 30, 2016.


 

FEATURES, DOCUMENTARIES, SHORTS

Features (70 minutes or longer), Documentaries (50 minutes or longer), Shorts (no longer than 30 minutes).

EARLY PRICING $30 (Reg. $35)

Early Pricing Deadline: Jun 5/16

CLICK BELOW TO SUBMIT YOUR FILM


 

MUSIC VIDEOS

Music Videos must have a running time of no more than 5 minutes.

PRICING: $10

Deadline: Aug 31/16

CLICK BELOW TO SUBMIT YOUR VIDEO


 

INFO

RiFF offers filmmakers and musicians a one of a kind place to screen their films and network with industry professionals. Take a look at some of the impressive industry representatives who've taken part in the past.

Past Keynotes, Judges, and Panelists:
John Densmore (The Doors / Film Producer), Bernie Finkelstein (True North/MuchFact), Joan Prowse (CineFocus), Jason Hook (Five Finger Death Punch/"Hired Gun"), Paul Nelson (Guitarist/Manager for Johnny Winter), Avi Federgreen (Producer/Distributor), John Galway (The Harold Greenberg Fund), Avi Diamond (Warner Music Canada, Manager, Film + TV, Synch and Brand Partnerships), Leah Jaunzems (Producer and VP of Development at Darius Films), Rob Stefaniuk (Writer/Director/Producer "Suck"), Steve Nash (48 Hour Film Project)


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QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Videos must have been completed between July 1, 2015 and June 30, 2016
  • Short Films must have a running time of no longer than 30 minutes
  • Music Videos must have a running time of no more than 5 minutes
  • Feature Films must have a running time of 70 minutes or longer
  • Documentary Films must have a running time of 50 minutes or longer
  • Films in a language other than English must be subtitled in English
  • Must be related to music

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SELECTED ENTRIES RECEIVE:

  • All Access Pass for all RiFF Screenings
  • Entry to all RiFF parties
  • Entry to all Indie Week performances
  • Entry to all industry panels
  • Entry to Indie Week opening party and Indie Week Finals
  • Artist swag bag

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DETAILS:

  • Upon selections filmmakers will be required to provide:
  • HD Cam, DCP or BluRay screener
  • High-res dvd or BluRay backup screener
  • Digital Press Kit (including 3 high resolution stills, director and producer head shots, filmmaker bios, full credit listings, log line and a 75 word synopsis)
  • Social Media Links

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QUESTIONS:

Email: info@reelindiefilmfest.com



2015 Winners


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Best Feature: Forced Perspective

Sponsored by
Red Square Motion


Director:
Nick Cavalier

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Best Short: alone in north america

Sponsored by
9 Light Entertainment

Director:
David Hilbert & The Morning After Girls

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Best Music Video: Will Currie & The Country French

Sponsored by
The Harold Greenberg Fund

Song:
"No, nothing"

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This project is funded in part by FACTOR, the Government of Canada and Canada’s private radio broadcasters.
Ce projet est financé en partie par FACTOR, le gouvernement du Canada et les radiodiffuseurs privés du Canada.

Indie Week would like to thank the Ontario Music Development Corporation for their support.