Winter Film Awards

5 Annual February 24, 2016 to February 27, 2016

 
Category

 

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
September 1, 2014
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 25.00 20.00
Student Fee 15.00 *
Regular Deadline
November 1, 2014
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00
Student Fee 20.00 15.00
Late Deadline
December 1, 2014
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 45.00
Student Fee 40.00 35.00
WAB Extended Deadline
December 10, 2014
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 100.00 90.00
Student Fee 80.00 70.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately January 5, 2015

RUNTIME
Shorts: From 1 minutes to 70 minutes
Features: From 70 minutes to 180 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after January 1, 2010

PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects may originate from anywhere in the world

PREMIERE STATUS
No premiere requirement

DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Projects may have distribution

2 SUBMISSION COPIES REQUIRED

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
OTHER

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
Media Files
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)
  .MOV (Quicktime)
  .WMV (Windows Media)
  .AVI (Audio-Video Interleaved)
Film Gauge
  16mm
  35mm

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English
OTHER


Press Kit Requirements

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

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

Best Documentary
The Grand Jury Prize for Best Documentary is the festival trophy given to the winning film.

Category Rules

This category is in competition and include non-fiction films originating from all over the world and the United States of America. The film should be in the English language OR with English subtitles, and should be in the documentary form.

Documentary Films are eligible for Awards for: Best Documentary, Best Director, Perspectives, Best Student Film and Best Original Score

PLEASE INDICATE IN SYNOPSIS if your film includes at least 12 minutes of original music that is integral to the film (10 minutes for shorts). Original music is eligible for an award for BEST ORIGINAL SCORE.