14th Annual

DOXA Documentary Film Festival

April 30, 2015 to May 10, 2015


Category

Documentary

 

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
November 3, 2014
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 25.00 20.00
Canadian Filmmakers 20.00 15.00
Regular Deadline
December 15, 2014
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 35.00 30.00
Canadian Filmmakers 25.00 20.00
Late Deadline
January 2, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 55.00 50.00
Canadian Filmmakers 45.00 40.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
March 31, 2015

RUNTIME
A runtime of any length is permitted

COMPLETION DATE
No requirement for completed by date

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
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0  
BLU-RAY
REGION 0  
Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
HDCAM  
DigiBeta  
Analog VideoNTSCPALSECAM
VHS    
Media Files
  .FLV (Flash Video)
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)
  .AVI (Audio-Video Interleaved)
  .WMV (Windows Media)
  Other - Digital
  .MOV (QuickTime)

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DCP  
MiniDV    
DigiBeta  
DVCAM  
HDCAM  
Other    
Analog VideoNTSCPALSECAM
BetaSP  
Media Files
  Other - Digital
  .MOV (Quicktime)
Film Gauge
  16mm
  35mm

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 - Postcards
> One-Sheet Art - Posters
> Press Clippings

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

Feature Documentary
Award for best feature documentary.
Sponsor:No Sponsor

Short Documentary
Sponsor:No Sponsor

Colin Low Award
Sponsor:National Film Board of Canada
Cash Award Value: 1,000 Canadian Dollar

The Nigel Moore Award for Youth Programming
The Nigel Moore Award for Youth Programming, named in memory of Nigel Moore is adjudicated by a Youth Jury.
Cash Award Value: 1,000 Canadian Dollar

Category Rules

• Submissions Open September 29, 2014
• Early Bird Submission Deadline November 3, 2014
• Regular Submission Deadline December 15, 2014
• Late Entry Deadline January 2, 2015

All entrants will be notified March 31, 2015.
• Projects screened or broadcast in Vancouver prior to the festival are ineligible.
• Preview DVDs must be labelled with title, running time and contact information.
• Please preview your DVD submissions; defective materials will be discarded.
• Rough cuts are eligible ONLY IF final cuts will be available by February 16, 2015
• Preview DVDs will not be returned.
• Work produced in languages other than English must be subtitled in English.
• Please enclose a brief synopsis and screening history.
• More weight is given to projects which do not take a conventional journalistic or commercial approach.
• Entries from outside Canada must be clearly marked: “FOR FESTIVAL PREVIEW ONLY - NO COMMERCIAL VALUE.”
• Please do not send your work via UPS (United Parcel Service); they have large brokerage fees and the package will be returned at the sender’s expense.