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Submission Checklist


Films must be original submissions.

Required film lengths are as follows:

  • shorts must be 30 minutes or less;

  • animated films must be 60 minutes or less;

  • documentaries must be less than 90 minutes.

  • Features must be less than 90 minutes.


All submissions for preview must be in DVD format.


  • If accepted for exhibition, the final copy must be submitted on DVD.

  • Any foreign language films must have English subtitles or be dubbed in English.

  • All DVDs and other materials become the property of the Boston Bike Film Festival and will not be returned.

  • Payment must be sent in the form of a personal check, company check, or money order.

  • Works-in-progress will not be considered.

  • If accepted for submission, we ask that filmmakers be available on October 23, 2015 in Arlington, MA for Q&A sessions following their respective films.

  • DVD must be accompanied by the submission form, a signed release form, and non-refundable payment.

  • All films must be postmarked by September 1, 2015. No exceptions will be made.

  • Early bird submissions - postmarked by Aug 1st: $15.00 Regular submissions: Aug 2nd-Sept 1st: $20.00 All submissions must be postmarked by September 1, 2015.

  • Payment should be made out to: Boston Bike Film Festival

  • Don't forget to include a completed and signed:

Entries must be mailed to:

Boston Bike Film Festival

47 Florence St. #1, 

Somerville, MA 02145

Questions: contact Cat.Bryant at


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