35th Annual

Chicago International Children's Film Festival

November 01, 2018 to November 09, 2018

 
Category

 

Deadlines & Entry Fees

All fees will be charged in U.S. Dollar

Online Services Offered
Entry Form
Fee Payment
Press Kit
Submission Copy
Regular Deadline
May 31, 2017
Regular Discounted
No Entry Fee 0.00 *

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately August 31, 2017

RUNTIME
Shorts: maximum 60 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after January 1, 2015

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
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0  
REGION 1  
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
Media Files
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)
  .AVI (Audio-Video Interleaved)
  .WMV (Windows Media)

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0  
REGION 1  
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
Media Files
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)
  .AVI (Audio-Video Interleaved)
  .WMV (Windows Media)

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


Press Kit Requirements

A press kit is requested but not required, including:
> Production Still Photos - Digital
> Photo of the Director - Digital
> Biography/Filmography - Director

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

Youth Jury Prizes
Awards are given in the form of certificates. Award for best youth-produced (directed by youth Ages 15-18).
Sponsor:Facets

Youth Jury Prize for Best Feature Film
Best film made for children or youth in feature length format (live-action, animated, documentary).
Sponsor:Facets

Category Rules

Films that have been produced by teens aged 15 - 18 are considered to be teen-produced. An adult supervisor is allowed; however, the entire film must be conceived and produced by children with minimal adult input. Teen-produced films must match the Festival criteria outlined in Festival guidelines. There is no entry fee for teen-produced films.