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17-Apr-2014 3:00am PDT  

 

Chicago International Film Festival

50 Annual: October 09, 2014 to October 23, 2014

  Feature Length Documentaries

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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 28, 2014
Earlybird Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 70.00 65.00
Student Fee 40.00 35.00


June 20, 2014
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 80.00 75.00
Student Fee 50.00 45.00


July 7, 2014
Late Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 150.00 145.00
Student Fee 80.00 75.00



NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately 05-Sep-2014


RUNTIME
Features: minimum 40 minutes


COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after 01-Jun-2013


PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects may originate from anywhere in the world


PREMIERE STATUS
Projects must be a premiere in Chicago


DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Projects may have distribution


SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0  
REGION 1  
BLU-RAY
REGION 0  
REGION 1  

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DCP    
HDCAM  
Film Gauge
  35mm

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


PRESSKIT REQUIREMENTS
Do not submit a press kit.


PRIZES & AWARDS
This category is a competition.


Gold and Silver Hugos
The Hugo Statue is the Symbol of discovery and the Festival's highest honor. Hugo statues area awarded only to outstanding productions of incomparable excellence, creativity, and originality.


CATEGORY RULES
To be eligible for the Docufest Competition, films may NOT have U.S. distribution and MUST be a U.S. premiere. Films that do not meet these requirements are still accepted and may be programmed out of competition.