The BeBop Channel Dance and Theatre Film Festival is a unique festival that rewards our Officially Selected films and web series with Stock Grants. We select films and web/television series of all lengths and genres in the areas of dance and theatre that demonstrate, in the spirit of multi-cultural expression, themes, topics and cinematic performances of dance and theatre . The 2021 festival will take place on August 10-12, 2021 at The BeBop Hotel Festival in Poughkeepsie, New York- about 90 minutes north of New York City. Please visit https://www.beboptv.com/hotel-festival for additional festival details.

Eligible selections will appear on The BeBop Channel and its associated platforms.

All Official Selections over 7 minutes are eligible to receive up to 2,000 shares of The BeBop Channel Corporation stock in the form of Restricted Stock Grants as part of a Licensing Agreement and Category Winners receive Award Certificates. Works under 7 minutes are eligible to receive up to 1,000 shares and filmmakers with collections accepted to the festival are eligible to receive a custom combination of shares.

CALL FOR ENTRIES:  SCRIPTED AND UNSCRIPTED CINEMATIC DANCE and THEATRE  WORKS 

ENTRY FEE IS RETURNED IF YOUR FILM IS NOT SELECTED

Dates & Deadlines
Deadline:  June 1, 2021
Notification Date:  December 1, 2020 thru July 1, 2021.
Festival Date:  August 10-12, 2021
Location: Poughkeepsie, New York

ENTRY CATEGORIES

​NOTE: We do Not Discern Between Formats During the Submission Process i.e., films vs web series, features vs shorts, or animation etc.. However, we do make those distinctions when we present our awards. We accept works of all genres and formats for consideration in the categories of:

Theatre
SCRIPTED
UNSCRIPTED

​Dance
SCRIPTED
UNSCRIPTED

GENERAL RULES

ENTRY FEE IS RETURNED IF YOUR FILM IS NOT SELECTED

Works can be submitted regardless of when they were completed.

Submissions do not have to be premieres to be selected for exhibition.

Non-English projects must contain English subtitles if selected for
screening.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

ALL SUBMITTERS MUST AGREE TO:

1) Submit via the FilmFreeway screener directly or linking to Vimeo. YOUTUBE submissions (even via the FilmFreeway screener) are not accepted.

2) Be subject to a 10 day window to decline The BeBop Channel Stock Grant/License Agreement which will be emailed to Official Selections. (Declining the agreement/grant will not affect Official Selection Status)

3) Official Selections proceeding with Stock Grant/License Agreements receive 1,000 shares (over 7 minutes) or up to 500 shares (under 7 minutes) or a custom combination of shares for filmmaker collections, of restricted company stock and the agreements expire December 31, 2023. The agreements are non-exclusive-- meaning that filmmakers may distribute their films on other platforms with an exception a public Youtube account.

4) Make your film(s) available for download by the festival until June 15, 2021, should the film(s) be accepted.

Applicant(s) must have the legal ownership right to participate in
the festival.

If your submission is selected for screening, you agree to provide
the festival with promotional materials such as stills and bios.

The BeBop Channel Corporation is hereby granted the right to utilize
promotional materials and excerpts from any film accepted for exhibition at the Festival for promotional purposes. 

The individual or corporation submitting the film hereby warrants that it is authorized to commit the film for screening, and understands and accepts these requirements and regulations.

The SUBMITTER shall indemnify and hold harmless The BeBop Channel Corporation, and its affiliates and employees from and against any and all claims, liabilities, losses, damages, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney's fees, and costs of the court) which may be incurred by reason of any claim involving
copyright, trademark, credits, publicity and screening.

Contact Festival Staff at submit@beboptv.com for questions.

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  • Akash rajput

    It was a good experience, Great work.

    December 2020
  • Digcenia Mejias

    It's an amazing festival with filmakers from all over the world

    November 2020
  • Paeman Arianfar

    the best Festival ever I joined.

    September 2020
  • Thanks so much about all

    September 2020
  • Ebrahim Mohammed

    thanks for selection check our new short film with thanks

    September 2020