5th Annual

Filmfestival Kitzbuehel

August 21, 2017 to August 27, 2017

 
Category

Documentary Feature Film

 

Deadlines & Entry Fees

All fees will be charged in Euro
...but you can display them in these other currencies:

Online Services Offered
Entry Form
Fee Payment
Press Kit
Submission Copy
Early Deadline
October 15, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 28.00 *
Earlybird Deadline
November 1, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 35.00 30.00
Regular Deadline
March 26, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 47.00 42.00
Late Deadline
April 9, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 57.00 52.00
Extended Deadline
April 23, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 60.00 55.00
WAB Extended Deadline
April 30, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 75.00 65.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately June 30, 2017

RUNTIME
Features: minimum 55 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after December 1, 2015

PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects may originate from anywhere in the world

PREMIERE STATUS
Projects must be a premiere in Austria

DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Projects may have distribution

2 SUBMISSION COPIES REQUIRED

Submission & Exhibition Format Requirements

SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
Online
  Secure Online Screener
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
German
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
BLU-RAY
REGION 0  
Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DCP  
Media Files
  Other - Digital
  .MOV (Quicktime)
  .FLV (Flash Video)
  .WMV (Windows Media)
  .AVI (Audio-Video Interleaved)
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
German
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
> Biography/Filmography - Producer
> One-Sheet Art - Postcards
> One-Sheet Art - Fliers
> One-Sheet Art - Posters
> Statement by the Director
> Press Clippings

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

Best Documentary Feature
Value to be announced!

Audience Choice Award
Value to be announced! Shared with Narrative Feature Film!
This prize is shared with other categories.

Category Rules

NARRATIVE FEATURE FILMS

Any narrative work of fiction with a running time of 60 minutes or more. In order to qualify for the Festival project must be either scripted or improvisational fiction. International Narrative Feature Films that have been exhibited theatrically, broadcast on television, released on DVD or screened at any Film Festival are also permitted to submit to the 2017 Festival.


SUBMISSION CATEGORIES & ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

Films submitted to Festival for consideration for the Festival may apply in one of three submission categories. The following is a description of each submission category, along with eligibility requirements for each:

14) NARRATIVE FEATURE FILMS

Any narrative work of fiction with a running time of 60 minutes or more and the submitted project must either be scripted or improvisational fiction. Films have no premier requirements or prior screening restriction to enter the competition.

15) DOCUMENTARY FEATURE FILMS

Any non-fiction film with a running time of 50 minutes or more. We do not include entirely scripted or improvised fictionalizations of actual events. If your documentary contains some dramatization of actual events, you may still submit in this category. Films have no premier requirements or prior screening restriction.

16) SHORT FILMS

Any narrative or documentary film with a running time of less than 50 minutes. In order to qualify as a Short Film. An Austrian premiere status is required for films with its origin outside Austria. This does not apply to AUSTRIAN FILMS: All films may have had any number of public theatrical exhibitions, been released on DVD, and may have been broadcast on television outside Austria and still retain eligibility.


FESTIVAL PROGRAM CATEGORIES & ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

Please be advised that the information listed below is subject to change at any time. Films accepted by our Jury into the Festival will be placed, at the sole and absolute discretion of the Festival Programming department, in one of three program categories.

The following is a description of each program category, along with eligibility requirements for each:

17) SHORTS COMPETITION

All short films are selected to play before features or in one of the four Shorts Programs, and all accepted shorts are eligible for awards in our Shorts Competition. Short Films must have a total running time of less than 50 minutes, including credits. There are no premiere or prior screening restrictions for short films. Shorts may have been released on DVD, broadcast on television or the internet, and/or publicly screened anywhere in the world and still remain eligible for our Shorts Competition. All short films at the Festival are eligible for the BEST SHORT Prize. Short films will NOT compete for the AUDIENCE CHOICE AWARD.

18) FEATURE FILM COMPETITION

In order to qualify, the submitted project must be either scripted or improvisational fiction and must have a total running time of 60 minutes or more. Films selected to play in this category will compete against one another for the JURY PRIZE and the AUDIENCE CHOICE AWARD.

19) DOCUMENTARY COMPETITION In order to qualify, the submitted project must be a non-fiction documentary subject and must have a total running time of 60 minutes or more. Films selected to play in this category will compete against one another for the JURY AWARDS and the AUDIENCE CHOICE AWARD.