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01-Mar-2015 8:42am PDT  

 

Winter Film Awards

4 Annual: February 25, 2015 to February 28, 2015

  Documentary Feature Competition

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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
 
September 1, 2014
Earlybird Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 25.00 20.00
Student Fee 15.00 *


November 1, 2014
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00
Student Fee 20.00 15.00


December 1, 2014
Late Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 45.00
Student Fee 40.00 35.00


December 10, 2014
WAB Extended Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 100.00 90.00
Student Fee 80.00 70.00



NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately 05-Jan-2015


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


COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after 01-Jan-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 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


PRESSKIT 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.