54th Annual

Chicago International Film Festival

October 10, 2018 to October 21, 2018

 
Category

Feature Length Documentaries

 

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
April 9, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 70.00 65.00
Student Fee 40.00 35.00
Regular Deadline
June 18, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 80.00 75.00
Student Fee 50.00 45.00
Late Deadline
July 9, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 150.00 145.00
Student Fee 80.00 75.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately August 31, 2018

RUNTIME
Information not provided.

COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after October 1, 2017

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 & Exhibition Format Requirements

SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
Online
  Secure Online Screener
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0  
REGION 1  
BLU-RAY
REGION 0  
REGION 1  
Media Files
  Other - Digital

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DCP    
Media Files
  Other - Digital
  .MOV (Quicktime)

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


Press Kit 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 Documentary Competition, films MUST be a U.S. premiere. Films that do not meet this requirement are still accepted and may be programmed out of competition.