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22-Apr-2014 11:59pm PDT  

 

DOC NYC

5 Annual: November 13, 2014 to November 20, 2014

  Competition Features (NYC premiere requirement)

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DEADLINES & ENTRY FEES

Discounted fees apply to projects with pre-purchased Discount Packs, on entry fees greater than 15.00.

All fees will be charged in U.S. Dollar
...but you can display them in these other currencies:

Online Services Offered
Entry Form
Fee Payment
Press Kit
Submission Copy
 
March 7, 2014
Earlybird Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00


May 30, 2014
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 45.00


June 27, 2014
Late Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 60.00 55.00


July 31, 2014
WAB Extended Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 70.00 65.00



NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately 08-Sep-2014


RUNTIME
Features: minimum 41 minutes


COMPLETION DATE
No requirement for completed by date.


PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects may originate from anywhere in the world


PREMIERE STATUS
Projects must be a premiere in NYC


DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Projects may have distribution


SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DCP  
DigiBeta  
HDCAM  
Analog VideoNTSCPALSECAM
BetaSP  
Film Gauge
  35mm

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


PRESSKIT REQUIREMENTS
A press kit is required, but only after acceptance.
> Production Still Photos - Digital
> Photo of the Director - Digital
> Biography/Filmography - Director
> Biography/Filmography - Producer
> Biography/Filmography - Writer
> Statement by the Director
> Press Clippings


PRIZES & AWARDS
This category is a competition.


Metropolis Jury Prize
One-week theatrical, awards-qualifying run at IFC Center and Digital Cinema Package (DCP) from Technicolor-Postworks NY.
Sponsor:IFC Center and Technicolor-Postworks NY


Viewfinder Jury Prize
One-week theatrical, awards-qualifying run at IFC Center and Digital Cinema Package (DCP) from Technicolor-Postworks NY.
Sponsor:IFC Center and Technicolor-PostWorks NY


DOC NYC Audience Award
A selection of 50 DVDs from the IFC Films and Sundance Selects library.
Sponsor:SundanceNow


CATEGORY RULES
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:
• To be eligible for inclusion in the Metropolis or Viewfinder competition sections, the documentary must not have screened publicly in NYC prior to the Festival, nor have been broadcast on US television.
• Previously submitted documentaries will not be accepted, unless the film has undergone significant content changes (60% or more) and meets all other submission requirements.
• Feature documentaries are more than forty one (41) minutes, including all credits.
• If the documentary is in a language other than English, it must be subtitled or dubbed in English.
• Promotional, instructional or industrial films, and raw documentation of performances are not eligible.

SUBMISSIONS GUIDELINES:
• Please submit one DVD (Region 1 or Region-free NTSC).
• Each DVD must have an individual outer case.
• All entries must be labeled with the title, running time, WAB tracking number, and contact information (contact name, e-mail and phone number). This information must be on the DVD itself and on the outer case.
• DOC NYC will make every attempt to contact you if there is damage to an entry, but cannot be held responsible if entry is not considered due to poorly recorded or unplayable media.
• Please do not send submissions in fiber-filled envelopes, as the dust damages DVD players.
• Filmmakers may submit more than one documentary; each documentary must be accompanied by its own Entry Form and Entry Fee.
• All entries must be sent with prepaid shipping. Collect or C.O.D. (cash on delivery) shipments are not accepted. DOC NYC will not assume responsibility or accept shipments incurring expenses for terminal charges, duties, taxes or customs brokerage. Please indicate on your shipping bill that all transportation and customs charges will be billed to the sender.
• The Entry Fee is non-refundable.
• DVDs and other submitted materials will not be returned. Please do not send film prints, master tapes or other originals.
• All entrants will be notified of their status by Sept. 8, 2014 via e-mail.
• Please keep us informed of any changes regarding your contact information by emailing programming@DOCNYC.net
• Due to the number of submissions, DOC NYC cannot provide feedback on any entries.
• For questions regarding submissions, see DOC NYC FAQs or email programming@DOCNYC.net with "ENTRIES" in the subject line.