Video files must be of projection quality.
MPEG-4 (Note: We do not support MPEG-1 or MPEG-2)
ProRes 4.2.2 HQ
RESOLUTIONS AND FRAME RATES:
Up to 1080p resolution (1920 x 1080)
Stereo right/left audio only
A couple of seconds of black at beginning and end of film
No color bars
No test tones
No countdown leaders
Your film must be no longer than 10 minutes.
Your film must be acceptable for a PG-13 audience.
The first 5 seconds of your film must be a black screen.
Filmmakers can use their own original music in their film, or they may use music that is copyright-free or public domain.
Each filmmaker may submit up to two films.
Must be 12 to 18 years of age and in middle school or high school to enter.
Other than being used as actors, adults cannot be involved in significant phases of the film’s production.
The film must include teen actors.
The film must not be plagiarized from other works.
The film cannot depict drug use in a recreational manner or include sex and nudity.
BIFF reserves the right to disqualify any film that it deems inappropriate for a teen audience.