8th Annual

Manchester Lift-Off Film Festival

March 11, 2019 to March 15, 2019

 
Category

Feature Documentries

 

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 11, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 20.00 *
Student Fee 15.00 *
Lift-Off Extended Feedback - Includes Submission 100.00 80.00
Regular Deadline
April 16, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 20.00 *
Student Fee 16.00 *
Lift-Off Extended Feedback - Includes Submission 100.00 80.00
Late Deadline
April 23, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 20.00 *
Student Fee 17.00 *
Lift-Off Extended Feedback - Includes Submission 100.00 80.00
WAB Extended Deadline
May 2, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 21.00 *
Student Fee 17.00 *
Lift-Off Extended Feedback - Includes Submission 100.00 80.00
Early May Deadline
May 8, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 22.00 *
Student Fee 17.00 *
Lift-Off Extended Feedback - Includes Submission 100.00 80.00
Mid May Deadline 1
May 14, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 23.00 *
Student Fee 18.00 *
Lift-Off Extended Feedback - Includes Submission 100.00 80.00
Mid May Deadline 2
May 22, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 24.00 *
Student Fee 19.00 *
Lift-Off Extended Feedback - Includes Submission 100.00 80.00
Late May Deadline
May 30, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 25.00 *
Student Fee 20.00 *
Lift-Off Extended Feedback - Includes Submission 100.00 80.00
Early June Deadline
June 5, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 26.00 *
Student Fee 21.00 *
Lift-Off Extended Feedback - Includes Submission 100.00 80.00
Mid June Deadline 1
June 11, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 27.00 *
Student Fee 22.00 *
Lift-Off Extended Feedback - Includes Submission 100.00 80.00
Early June Deadline 2
June 19, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 28.00 *
Student Fee 23.00 *
Lift-Off Extended Feedback - Includes Submission 100.00 80.00
Early July Deadline
July 2, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 30.00 *
Student Fee 25.00 *
Lift-Off Extended Feedback - Includes Submission 100.00 80.00
Mid July Deadline 1
July 10, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 30.00 *
Student Fee 25.00 *
Lift-Off Extended Feedback - Includes Submission 100.00 80.00
Mid July Deadline 2
July 16, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 30.00 *
Student Fee 26.00 *
Lift-Off Extended Feedback - Includes Submission 100.00 80.00
Late July Deadline
July 25, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 30.00 *
Student Fee 27.00 *
Lift-Off Extended Feedback - Includes Submission 100.00 80.00
Early August Deadline
August 1, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 31.00 26.00
Student Fee 27.00 *
Lift-Off Extended Feedback - Includes Submission 100.00 80.00
Mid August Deadline 1
August 8, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 31.00 26.00
Student Fee 28.00 *
Lift-Off Extended Feedback - Includes Submission 100.00 80.00
Mid August Deadline 2
August 13, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 32.00 27.00
Student Fee 28.00 *
Lift-Off Extended Feedback - Includes Submission 100.00 80.00
Mid August Deadline 3
August 20, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 33.00 28.00
Student Fee 29.00 *
Lift-Off Extended Feedback - Includes Submission 100.00 80.00
Late August Deadline
August 29, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 34.00 29.00
Student Fee 29.00 *
Lift-Off Extended Feedback - Includes Submission 100.00 80.00
Early September Deadline
September 5, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 34.00 29.00
Student Fee 30.00 *
Lift-Off Extended Feedback - Includes Submission 100.00 80.00
Mid September Deadline 1
September 10, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 35.00 30.00
Student Fee 30.00 *
Lift-Off Extended Feedback - Includes Submission 100.00 80.00
Mid September Deadline 2
September 18, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 35.00 30.00
Student Fee 30.00 *
Lift-Off Extended Feedback - Includes Submission 100.00 80.00
Late September Deadline
September 24, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 36.00 31.00
Student Fee 31.00 26.00
Lift-Off Extended Feedback - Includes Submission 100.00 80.00
Early October Deadline
October 1, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 36.00 31.00
Student Fee 32.00 27.00
Lift-Off Extended Feedback - Includes Submission 100.00 80.00
Mid October Deadline 1
October 9, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 37.00 32.00
Student Fee 32.00 27.00
Lift-Off Extended Feedback - Includes Submission 100.00 80.00
Mid October Deadline 2
October 24, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 38.00 33.00
Student Fee 34.00 29.00
Lift-Off Extended Feedback - Includes Submission 100.00 80.00
Late October Deadline
October 31, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 39.00 34.00
Student Fee 34.00 29.00
Lift-Off Extended Feedback - Includes Submission 100.00 80.00
Early November Deadline
November 5, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 39.00 34.00
Student Fee 35.00 30.00
Lift-Off Extended Feedback - Includes Submission 100.00 80.00
Mid November Deadline 1
November 12, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 39.00 34.00
Student Fee 35.00 30.00
Lift-Off Extended Feedback - Includes Submission 100.00 80.00
Mid November Deadline 2
November 21, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 39.00 34.00
Student Fee 35.00 30.00
Lift-Off Extended Feedback - Includes Submission 100.00 80.00
Late November Deadline
November 28, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00
Student Fee 35.00 30.00
Lift-Off Extended Feedback - Includes Submission 100.00 80.00
Early December Deadline
December 5, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 41.00 36.00
Student Fee 36.00 31.00
Lift-Off Extended Feedback - Includes Submission 100.00 80.00
Mid December Deadline 1
December 10, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 42.00 37.00
Student Fee 37.00 32.00
Mid December Deadline 2
December 18, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 42.00 37.00
Student Fee 37.00 32.00
Lift-Off Extended Feedback - Includes Submission 100.00 80.00
Late December Deadline
December 26, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 43.00 38.00
Student Fee 38.00 33.00
Lift-Off Extended Feedback - Includes Submission 100.00 80.00
Early January Deadline
January 2, 2019
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 44.00 39.00
Student Fee 39.00 34.00
Lift-Off Extended Feedback - Includes Submission 100.00 80.00
Mid January Deadline 1
January 7, 2019
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 40.00
Student Fee 40.00 35.00
Lift-Off Extended Feedback - Includes Submission 100.00 80.00
Mid January Deadline 2
January 16, 2019
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 46.00 41.00
Student Fee 41.00 36.00
Lift-Off Extended Feedback - Includes Submission 100.00 80.00
Mid January Deadline 3
January 21, 2019
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 47.00 42.00
Student Fee 42.00 37.00
Lift-Off Extended Feedback - Includes Submission 100.00 80.00
Late January Deadline
January 28, 2019
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 48.00 43.00
Student Fee 43.00 38.00
Lift-Off Extended Feedback - Includes Submission 100.00 80.00
Early February Deadline
February 4, 2019
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 49.00 44.00
Student Fee 44.00 39.00
Lift-Off Extended Feedback - Includes Submission 100.00 80.00
Mid February Deadline 1
February 11, 2019
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 45.00
Student Fee 45.00 40.00
Lift-Off Extended Feedback - Includes Submission 100.00 80.00
Decision Deadline
February 18, 2019
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 45.00
Student Fee 45.00 40.00
Lift-Off Extended Feedback - Includes Submission 100.00 80.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately February 20, 2019

RUNTIME
Features: minimum 30 minutes

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
Media Files
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)
  .AVI (Audio-Video Interleaved)
  Other - Digital
  .MOV (QuickTime)

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

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

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


Press Kit Requirements

A press kit is requested but not required, including:


Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

1st Place
Official selections at all proceeding Lift-Off Film Festivals worldwide. And additional software bundles.
Sponsor:Lift-Off Global Network
Value of Goods/Services: 1,000,000 United Kingdom Pound
This prize is shared with other categories.

Representation at the major film markets
We will take your project to the major film markets with the look to get you representation, and your work distributed. For more information see... http://www.lift-off-festivals.com/lift-off-helps-filmmakers/
Sponsor:Lift-Off Global Network
Value of Goods/Services: 1,000,000 U.S. Dollar
This prize is shared with other categories.

Season Award Nominations
The Lift-Off End of Season Award Nominations. See here for details: http://www.lift-off-festivals.com/lift-off-season-awards
Sponsor:Lift-Off Global Network
Value of Goods/Services: 1,000,000 U.S. Dollar

Category Rules

Notice of submission acceptance will be made by email. Please make sure that anything from us doesn't land into your spam folder.

Final programming decisions will be made by the screening committee in
early February with one slot remaining for our special decision deadline. All entrants will be notified on the WAB system.