20th Annual

African American Women In Cinema Film Festival

March 27, 2018 to March 31, 2018


Category

Film

 

Deadlines & Entry Fees

All fees will be charged in U.S. Dollar

Online Services Offered
Entry Form
Fee Payment
Press Kit
Submission Copy
Earlybird Deadline
February 16, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 55.00 50.00
Student Fee 25.00 *
Regular Deadline
February 24, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 65.00 60.00
Student Fee 35.00 30.00
Late Deadline
March 2, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 75.00 70.00
Student Fee 45.00 40.00

Discounted fees apply to projects with pre-purchased Discount Packs, on entry fees greater than 30.00.


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately March 8, 2018

RUNTIME
Information not provided.

COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after January 1, 2016

PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects may originate from anywhere in the world

PREMIERE STATUS
No premiere requirement

DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Project must not have distribution

2 SUBMISSION COPIES REQUIRED

Submission & Exhibition Format Requirements

SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
Online
  Secure Online Screener
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
Media Files
  .MOV (QuickTime)

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
Media Files
  Other - Digital

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


Press Kit Requirements

A press kit is required with the entry form, including:
> Production Still Photos - Color Print
> Production Still Photos - Black&White Print
> Production Still Photos - Digital
> Photo of the Director - Black&White Print
> Photo of the Director - Digital
> Biography/Filmography - Director
> Biography/Filmography - Producer
> Biography/Filmography - Writer
> One-Sheet Art - Postcards
> One-Sheet Art - Fliers
> One-Sheet Art - Posters

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

Audience Choice Award
Sponsor:To be announced at Closing Award Ceremony

Category Rules

Films must be directed, written, produced by women filmmakers who are of the African, Latino, Asian or Native American Diaspora.

Filmmakers submitting their film for consideration of the 2018 AAWIC Film Festival must be 18 years old of age or older.

Films must be in the English language or have English language subtitles.

Films can be shot in any format and must be completed (credits, etc.).

Late Deadlines for all submissions are March 2, 2018 (NO EXCEPTIONS)

Shorts-maximum running time 40 minutes.

Feature Films (Including Documentaries, etc.)--Films must have a minimum running time of seventy-five (75) minutes.

Each Entry must be submitted as follows:

Two (2) Completed submission form(s) signed.

Non-refundable submission fee to be paid on-line. Festival will take Money orders or bank checks for mail in submissions. Also, you must include, One (1) self-address post card (will serve as notification of receipt of materials only). Title and name of entry must be on all materials and containers.


Please make all checks payable to: African American Women In Cinema.
Mail to (Mailing Address Only):
African American Women In Cinema
24 Metropolitan Oval
Suite #2D
Parkchester, NY 10462


Two (2) DVDs or USB format of film (please do not send sase or originals, as they will not be returned). No PAL formats accepted.

Two (2) copies of filmmaker bio and synopsis.

Two (2) copies of photo still from film.

Can submit multiple entries, however, separate form and fee are required for each.

Filmmakers will be solely responsible for the delivery of their film (including all shipping costs) regardless of format to and from the festival.