7th Annual

Manchester Lift-Off Film Festival

March 06, 2017 to March 10, 2017

 
Category

Feature Documentries

 

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
March 7, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 33.00 20.00
Student Fee 20.00 *
Festival Founders Feedback and Grades (delivered after festival) 240.00 200.00
Industry Professional Feedback (delivered after festival) 180.00 140.00
Peer Extended Feedback (delivered after festival) 120.00 100.00
Regular Deadline
March 21, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 33.00 21.00
Student Fee 20.00 *
Festival Founders Feedback and Grades (delivered after festival) 240.00 200.00
Industry Professional Feedback (delivered after festival) 180.00 140.00
Peer Extended Feedback (delivered after festival) 120.00 100.00
Late Deadline
April 4, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 33.00 22.00
Student Fee 20.00 *
Festival Founders Feedback and Grades (delivered after festival) 240.00 200.00
Industry Professional Feedback (delivered after festival) 180.00 140.00
Peer Extended Feedback (delivered after festival) 120.00 100.00
WAB Extended Deadline
April 18, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 33.00 23.00
Student Fee 20.00 *
Festival Founders Feedback and Grades (delivered after festival) 240.00 200.00
Industry Professional Feedback (delivered after festival) 180.00 140.00
Peer Extended Feedback (delivered after festival) 120.00 100.00
May Deadline
May 3, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 33.00 25.00
Student Fee 20.00 *
Festival Founders Feedback and Grades (delivered after festival) 240.00 200.00
Industry Professional Feedback (delivered after festival) 180.00 140.00
Peer Extended Feedback (delivered after festival) 120.00 100.00
Mid May Deadline
May 16, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 35.00 26.00
Student Fee 23.00 *
Festival Founders Feedback and Grades (delivered after festival) 240.00 200.00
Industry Professional Feedback (delivered after festival) 180.00 140.00
Peer Extended Feedback (delivered after festival) 120.00 100.00
Late May Deadline
May 30, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 35.00 27.00
Student Fee 23.00 *
Festival Founders Feedback and Grades (delivered after festival) 240.00 200.00
Industry Professional Feedback (delivered after festival) 180.00 140.00
Peer Extended Feedback (delivered after festival) 120.00 100.00
June Deadline
June 7, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 35.00 28.00
Student Fee 23.00 *
Festival Founders Feedback and Grades (delivered after festival) 240.00 200.00
Industry Professional Feedback (delivered after festival) 180.00 140.00
Peer Extended Feedback (delivered after festival) 120.00 100.00
Early June Deadline
June 13, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 38.00 29.00
Student Fee 25.00 *
Festival Founders Feedback and Grades (delivered after festival) 240.00 200.00
Industry Professional Feedback (delivered after festival) 180.00 140.00
Peer Extended Feedback (delivered after festival) 120.00 100.00
Mid June Deadline
June 20, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 38.00 30.00
Student Fee 25.00 *
Festival Founders Feedback and Grades (delivered after festival) 240.00 200.00
Industry Professional Feedback (delivered after festival) 180.00 140.00
Peer Extended Feedback (delivered after festival) 120.00 100.00
Late June Deadline
June 27, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 38.00 31.00
Student Fee 25.00 *
Festival Founders Feedback and Grades (delivered after festival) 240.00 200.00
Industry Professional Feedback (delivered after festival) 180.00 140.00
Peer Extended Feedback (delivered after festival) 120.00 100.00
July Deadline
July 5, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 38.00 32.00
Student Fee 25.00 *
Festival Founders Feedback and Grades (delivered after festival) 240.00 200.00
Industry Professional Feedback (delivered after festival) 180.00 140.00
Peer Extended Feedback (delivered after festival) 120.00 100.00
Early July Deadline
July 11, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 33.00
Student Fee 28.00 *
Festival Founders Feedback and Grades (delivered after festival) 240.00 200.00
Industry Professional Feedback (delivered after festival) 180.00 140.00
Peer Extended Feedback (delivered after festival) 120.00 100.00
Late July Deadline
July 25, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 34.00
Student Fee 28.00 *
Festival Founders Feedback and Grades (delivered after festival) 240.00 200.00
Industry Professional Feedback (delivered after festival) 180.00 140.00
Peer Extended Feedback (delivered after festival) 120.00 100.00
August Deadline
August 9, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00
Student Fee 28.00 *
Festival Founders Feedback and Grades (delivered after festival) 240.00 210.00
Industry Professional Feedback (delivered after festival) 180.00 150.00
Peer Extended Feedback (delivered after festival) 120.00 110.00
Early August Deadline
August 15, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 42.00 36.00
Student Fee 29.00 *
Festival Founders Feedback and Grades (delivered after festival) 240.00 210.00
Industry Professional Feedback (delivered after festival) 180.00 150.00
Peer Extended Feedback (delivered after festival) 120.00 110.00
Mid 1st August Deadline
August 18, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 43.00 36.00
Student Fee 30.00 *
Festival Founders Feedback and Grades (delivered after festival) 240.00 215.00
Industry Professional Feedback (delivered after festival) 180.00 150.00
Peer Extended Feedback (delivered after festival) 120.00 110.00
Mid August Deadline
August 22, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 43.00 37.00
Student Fee 30.00 *
Festival Founders Feedback and Grades (delivered after festival) 240.00 215.00
Industry Professional Feedback (delivered after festival) 180.00 150.00
Peer Extended Feedback (delivered after festival) 120.00 110.00
Late August Deadline
August 29, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 43.00 38.00
Student Fee 30.00 *
Festival Founders Feedback and Grades (delivered after festival) 240.00 220.00
Industry Professional Feedback (delivered after festival) 180.00 150.00
Peer Extended Feedback (delivered after festival) 120.00 110.00
September Deadline
September 6, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 43.00 38.00
Student Fee 30.00 *
Festival Founders Feedback and Grades (delivered after festival) 240.00 225.00
Industry Professional Feedback (delivered after festival) 180.00 155.00
Peer Extended Feedback (delivered after festival) 120.00 115.00
Mid September Deadline
September 19, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 39.00
Student Fee 33.00 26.00
Festival Founders Feedback and Grades (delivered after festival) 240.00 230.00
Industry Professional Feedback (delivered after festival) 180.00 160.00
Peer Extended Feedback (delivered after festival) 140.00 120.00
Early October Deadline
October 3, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 40.00
Student Fee 33.00 27.00
Festival Founders Feedback and Grades (delivered after festival) 240.00 230.00
Industry Professional Feedback (delivered after festival) 180.00 160.00
Peer Extended Feedback (delivered after festival) 140.00 120.00
Mid October Deadline
October 17, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 40.00
Student Fee 33.00 28.00
Festival Founders Feedback and Grades (delivered after festival) 240.00 230.00
Industry Professional Feedback (delivered after festival) 180.00 160.00
Peer Extended Feedback (delivered after festival) 140.00 120.00
November Deadline
November 1, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 40.00
Student Fee 33.00 28.00
Festival Founders Feedback and Grades (delivered after festival) 250.00 230.00
Industry Professional Feedback (delivered after festival) 190.00 160.00
Peer Extended Feedback (delivered after festival) 150.00 120.00
Early November Deadline
November 7, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 46.00 41.00
Student Fee 34.00 29.00
Festival Founders Feedback and Grades (delivered after festival) 250.00 230.00
Industry Professional Feedback (delivered after festival) 190.00 160.00
Peer Extended Feedback (delivered after festival) 150.00 120.00
Mid November Deadline
November 14, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 47.00 42.00
Student Fee 35.00 30.00
Festival Founders Feedback and Grades (delivered after festival) 250.00 230.00
Industry Professional Feedback (delivered after festival) 190.00 160.00
Peer Extended Feedback (delivered after festival) 150.00 120.00
Late November Deadline
November 28, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 48.00 43.00
Student Fee 36.00 30.00
Festival Founders Feedback and Grades (delivered after festival) 240.00 230.00
Industry Professional Feedback (delivered after festival) 190.00 160.00
Peer Extended Feedback (delivered after festival) 150.00 120.00
December Deadline
December 5, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 49.00 44.00
Student Fee 37.00 31.00
Festival Founders Feedback and Grades (delivered after festival) 240.00 230.00
Industry Professional Feedback (delivered after festival) 190.00 160.00
Peer Extended Feedback (delivered after festival) 150.00 120.00
Mid December Deadline
December 19, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 45.00
Student Fee 38.00 32.00
Festival Founders Feedback and Grades (delivered after festival) 240.00 230.00
Industry Professional Feedback (delivered after festival) 190.00 160.00
Peer Extended Feedback (delivered after festival) 150.00 120.00
January Deadline
January 2, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 55.00 50.00
Student Fee 40.00 35.00
Festival Founders Feedback and Grades (delivered after festival) 240.00 230.00
Industry Professional Feedback (delivered after festival) 190.00 160.00
Peer Extended Feedback (delivered after festival) 150.00 120.00
Early January Deadline
January 5, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 58.00 50.00
Student Fee 40.00 35.00
Festival Founders Feedback and Grades (delivered after festival) 240.00 230.00
Industry Professional Feedback (delivered after festival) 190.00 160.00
Peer Extended Feedback (delivered after festival) 150.00 120.00
Final Deadline
January 10, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 60.00 55.00
Student Fee 40.00 35.00
Festival Founders Feedback and Grades (delivered after festival) 240.00 230.00
Industry Professional Feedback (delivered after festival) 200.00 160.00
Peer Extended Feedback (delivered after festival) 160.00 120.00
Final Deadline Extended
January 16, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 63.00 55.00
Student Fee 43.00 35.00
Festival Founders Feedback and Grades (delivered after festival) 240.00 230.00
Industry Professional Feedback (delivered after festival) 200.00 160.00
Peer Extended Feedback (delivered after festival) 160.00 120.00
Final January Deadline
January 23, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 64.00 56.00
Student Fee 44.00 36.00
Festival Founders Feedback and Grades (delivered after festival) 240.00 230.00
Industry Professional Feedback (delivered after festival) 200.00 160.00
Peer Extended Feedback (delivered after festival) 160.00 120.00
Decision Deadline
January 31, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 65.00 57.00
Student Fee 45.00 37.00
Festival Founders Feedback and Grades (delivered after festival) 240.00 230.00
Industry Professional Feedback (delivered after festival) 200.00 160.00
Peer Extended Feedback (delivered after festival) 160.00 120.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately February 5, 2017

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
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)
  .MOV (Quicktime)
  .WMV (Windows Media)
  .AVI (Audio-Video Interleaved)
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.

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.