19th Annual

Savannah Film Festival

October 22, 2016 to October 29, 2016

 
Category

Documentary

 

Deadlines & Entry Fees

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
Earlybird Deadline
April 1, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00
Regular Deadline
June 15, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 40.00
Late Deadline
July 1, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 60.00 50.00
WAB Extended Deadline
July 15, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 65.00 60.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately September 10, 2016

RUNTIME
Shorts: From 5 minutes to 30 minutes
Features: From 40 minutes to 120 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after July 1, 2015

PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects may originate from anywhere in the world

PREMIERE STATUS
No premiere requirement

DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Project must not have distribution


Submission & Exhibition Format Requirements

SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
Online
  Secure Online Screener
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0  
REGION 1    

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DCP    
Film Gauge
  35mm

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


Press Kit Requirements

A press kit is requested but not required, including:
> Production Still Photos - Digital
> Photo of the Director - Digital
> Biography/Filmography - Director

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

1st Place
Best Documentary
Sponsor:No Sponsor

Best Editing Award
Avid presents the Best Editing award consisting of an editing software package valued at $2500 USD.
Sponsor:AVID
Cash Award Value: 2,500 U.S. Dollar
Value of Goods/Services: 2,500 U.S. Dollar
This prize is shared with other categories.

For films accepted for competition
The Savannah Film Festival provides 2 coach class round trip airline tickets* for two filmmakers associated with the film from anywhere in the continental United States, as well as festival passes, hotel accommodations* and meals for the duration of their stay during the festival. (*Some restrictions apply.)
Sponsor:No Sponsor
This prize is shared with other categories.

Category Rules

Feature Documentaries must be no LESS than 40 minutes in length. Documentary Shorts should be no MORE than 30 minutes in length. Running time is calculated by timing the head frame to the last frame of the ending credits.