Palm Springs International Film Festival

27 Annual January 01, 2016 to January 11, 2016

 
Category

Documentary Feature

 

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
Regular Deadline
August 20, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 75.00 70.00
Late Deadline
September 4, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 95.00 90.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately December 4, 2015

RUNTIME
Features: minimum 70 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after January 1, 2014

PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects may originate from anywhere in the world

PREMIERE STATUS
No premiere requirement

DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Projects may have distribution


Submission & Exhibition Format Requirements

SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
Online
  Secure Online Screener

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DCP    

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


Press Kit Requirements

A press kit is required, but only after acceptance.
> Production Still Photos - Digital
> Photo of the Director - Digital
> Biography/Filmography - Director
> One-Sheet Art - Posters

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

The John Schlesinger Award for Directorial Debut Documentary

Fipresci Prize for Best Foreign Language Film of the Year
This prize is shared with other categories.

Cine Latino Award
This prize is shared with other categories.

Bridging the Borders Award
This prize is shared with other categories.

Audience Choice Award

Category Rules

PLEASE NOTE ALL DEADLINES ARE "RECEIVED BY" DEADLINES, NOT POSTMARK DEADLINES!

The Festival reserves the right to complete any information not supplied by the filmmaker from whatever source available and will not be responsible if incorrect information is entered.

Publicity Materials for Accepted Films:

Permission for PSIFF to use an excerpt from any accepted film (not exceeding 3 minutes), for promotional purposes is considered granted unless otherwise noted. Please send color stills (digital download service (i.e. yousendit, etc.) or sent by email (jpegs) to programming@psfilmfest.org.

If selected, please note that we request the following additional materials for all accepted films: Color Stills (photos) - 5; Press Kit; Poster - 3; DVD copies - 3; Quicktime/MPEG Trailer (if available).

Photos are strongly encouraged to be submitted by email to programming@psfilmfest.org in jpg format (minimum 300 dpi). Please clearly identify your film title in subject heading of email when sending photos and name your photos filmtitle1, filmtitle2, etc.