7th Annual

New York Lift-Off Film Festival

July 10, 2017 to July 15, 2017

 
Category

Documentary Features

 

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
February Deadline
February 15, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 33.00 28.00
Peer extended feedback 120.00 115.00
Industry professional feedback 150.00 145.00
Festival founders extended feedback 230.00 220.00
April Deadline
April 1, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 38.00 33.00
Peer extended feedback 120.00 115.00
Industry professional feedback 150.00 145.00
Festival founders extended 230.00 220.00
May Deadline
May 2, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 40.00
Peer extended feedback 120.00 115.00
Industry professional feedback 150.00 145.00
Festival founders extended 230.00 220.00
Decision Deadline
May 17, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 48.00 43.00
Peer extended feedback 120.00 115.00
Industry professional feedback 150.00 145.00
Festival founders extended 230.00 220.00
Earlybird Deadline
July 1, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 23.00 *
Student Fee 20.00 *
Peer extended feedback, grades and professional advice 120.00 75.00
Industry professional feedback, grades and professional advice 150.00 80.00
Festival founders extended feedback and grades 230.00 180.00
Regular Deadline
July 11, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 23.00 *
Student Fee 20.00 *
Peer extended feedback, grades and professional advice 120.00 77.00
Industry professional feedback, grades and professional advice 150.00 83.00
Festival founders extended feedback and grades 230.00 183.00
Late Deadline
July 25, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 26.00 *
Student Fee 21.00 *
Peer extended feedback, grades and professional advice 120.00 80.00
Industry professional feedback, grades and professional advice 150.00 90.00
Festival founders extended feedback and grades 230.00 190.00
WAB Extended Deadline
July 29, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 27.00 *
Student Fee 22.00 *
Peer extended feedback, grades and professional advice 120.00 80.00
Industry professional feedback, grades and professional advice 150.00 90.00
Festival founders extended feedback and grades 230.00 190.00
Early August Deadline
August 8, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 28.00 *
Student Fee 23.00 *
Peer extended feedback, grades and professional advice 120.00 80.00
Industry professional feedback, grades and professional advice 150.00 90.00
Festival founders extended feedback and grades 230.00 190.00
Mid August Deadline
August 26, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 29.00 *
Student Fee 24.00 *
Peer extended feedback, grades and professional advice 120.00 80.00
Industry professional feedback, grades and professional advice 150.00 90.00
Festival founders extended feedback and grades 230.00 190.00
Late August Deadline
August 31, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 30.00 *
Student Fee 25.00 *
Peer extended feedback, grades and professional advice 120.00 90.00
Industry professional feedback, grades and professional advice 150.00 100.00
Festival founders extended feedback and grades 230.00 200.00
September Deadline
September 5, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 33.00 25.00
Student Fee 30.00 *
Peer extended feedback, grades and professional advice 120.00 95.00
Industry professional feedback, grades and professional advice 150.00 105.00
Festival founders extended feedback and grades 230.00 205.00
Mid September Deadline
September 23, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 33.00 25.00
Student Fee 30.00 *
Peer extended feedback, grades and professional advice 120.00 100.00
Industry professional feedback, grades and professional advice 150.00 110.00
Festival founders extended feedback and grades 230.00 210.00
Late September Deadline
September 26, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 38.00 28.00
Student Fee 32.00 22.00
Peer extended feedback, grades and professional advice 120.00 100.00
Industry professional feedback, grades and professional advice 150.00 110.00
Festival founders extended feedback and grades 230.00 210.00
Early Oct Deadline
October 3, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 38.00 30.00
Student Fee 30.00 *
Peer extended feedback, grades and professional advice 120.00 100.00
Industry professional feedback, grades and professional advice 150.00 110.00
Festival founders extended feedback and grades 230.00 210.00
Mid Oct Deadline
October 19, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 30.00
Student Fee 32.00 25.00
Peer extended feedback, grades and professional advice 120.00 100.00
Industry professional feedback, grades and professional advice 150.00 110.00
Festival founders extended feedback and grades 230.00 210.00
Late October
October 24, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 33.00
Student Fee 32.00 25.00
Peer extended feedback, grades and professional advice 120.00 105.00
Industry professional feedback, grades and professional advice 150.00 115.00
Festival founders extended feedback and grades 230.00 215.00
Halloween Deadline
October 31, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00
Student Fee 32.00 25.00
Peer extended feedback, grades and professional advice 120.00 105.00
Industry professional feedback, grades and professional advice 150.00 115.00
Festival founders extended feedback and grades 230.00 215.00
Early Nov Deadline
November 4, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 41.00 35.00
Student Fee 32.00 25.00
Peer extended feedback, grades and professional advice 120.00 105.00
Industry professional feedback, grades and professional advice 150.00 115.00
Festival founders extended feedback and grades 230.00 215.00
Mid Nov Deadline
November 14, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 42.00 35.00
Student Fee 32.00 25.00
Peer extended feedback, grades and professional advice 120.00 105.00
Industry professional feedback, grades and professional advice 150.00 115.00
Festival founders extended feedback and grades 230.00 215.00
Late Nov Deadline
November 21, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 43.00 35.00
Student Fee 32.00 25.00
Peer extended feedback, grades and professional advice 120.00 105.00
Industry professional feedback, grades and professional advice 150.00 120.00
Festival founders extended feedback and grades 230.00 215.00
End Nov Deadline
November 28, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 44.00 35.00
Student Fee 32.00 25.00
Peer extended feedback, grades and professional advice 120.00 110.00
Industry professional feedback, grades and professional advice 150.00 120.00
Festival founders extended feedback and grades 230.00 215.00
Early Dec Deadline
December 1, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 35.00
Student Fee 32.00 25.00
Peer extended feedback, grades and professional advice 120.00 110.00
Industry professional feedback, grades and professional advice 150.00 120.00
Festival founders extended feedback and grades 230.00 215.00
Early December Deadline
December 5, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 36.00
Student Fee 32.00 25.00
Peer extended feedback, grades and professional advice 120.00 111.00
Industry professional feedback, grades and professional advice 150.00 120.00
Festival founders extended feedback and grades 230.00 215.00
Mid Dec Deadline
December 12, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 37.00
Student Fee 32.00 25.00
Peer extended feedback, grades and professional advice 120.00 112.00
Industry professional feedback, grades and professional advice 150.00 125.00
Festival founders extended feedback and grades 230.00 215.00
Late Dec Deadline
December 19, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 38.00
Student Fee 32.00 25.00
Peer extended feedback, grades and professional advice 120.00 113.00
Industry professional feedback, grades and professional advice 150.00 125.00
Festival founders extended feedback and grades 230.00 215.00
2016 Deadline
December 30, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 38.00
Student Fee 32.00 25.00
Peer extended feedback, grades and professional advice 120.00 113.00
Industry professional feedback, grades and professional advice 150.00 128.00
Festival founders extended feedback and grades 230.00 215.00
New Year Deadline
January 2, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 46.00 40.00
Student Fee 33.00 25.00
Peer extended feedback, grades and professional advice 120.00 113.00
Industry professional feedback, grades and professional advice 150.00 130.00
Festival founders extended feedback and grades 230.00 215.00
Early Jan Deadline
January 9, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 47.00 40.00
Student Fee 34.00 28.00
Peer extended feedback, grades and professional advice 120.00 113.00
Industry professional feedback, grades and professional advice 150.00 130.00
Festival founders extended feedback and grades 230.00 215.00
Mid Jan Deadline
January 18, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 48.00 40.00
Student Fee 35.00 30.00
Peer extended feedback, grades and professional advice 120.00 114.00
Industry professional feedback, grades and professional advice 150.00 130.00
Festival founders extended feedback and grades 230.00 215.00
Late Jan Deadline
January 23, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 49.00 40.00
Student Fee 35.00 30.00
Peer extended feedback, grades and professional advice 120.00 114.00
Industry professional feedback, grades and professional advice 150.00 135.00
Festival founders extended feedback and grades 230.00 215.00
Last Jan Deadline
January 31, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 49.00 41.00
Student Fee 35.00 30.00
Peer extended feedback, grades and professional advice 120.00 114.00
Industry professional feedback, grades and professional advice 150.00 136.00
Festival founders extended feedback and grades 230.00 215.00
Early Feb Deadline
February 3, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 49.00 42.00
Student Fee 35.00 30.00
Peer extended feedback, grades and professional advice 120.00 114.00
Industry professional feedback, grades and professional advice 150.00 136.00
Festival founders extended feedback and grades 230.00 215.00
Mid Feb Deadline
February 13, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 49.00 43.00
Student Fee 35.00 30.00
Peer extended feedback, grades and professional advice 120.00 114.00
Industry professional feedback, grades and professional advice 150.00 136.00
Festival founders extended feedback and grades 230.00 215.00
Late Feb Deadline
February 20, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 49.00 43.00
Student Fee 35.00 30.00
Peer extended feedback, grades and professional advice 120.00 114.00
Industry professional feedback, grades and professional advice 150.00 137.00
Festival founders extended feedback and grades 230.00 215.00
March Deadline
March 1, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 43.00
Student Fee 35.00 30.00
Peer extended feedback, grades and professional advice 120.00 114.00
Industry professional feedback, grades and professional advice 150.00 138.00
Festival founders extended feedback and grades 230.00 215.00
Early March Deadline
March 6, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 52.00 43.00
Student Fee 42.00 33.00
Peer extended feedback, grades and professional advice 120.00 114.00
Industry professional feedback, grades and professional advice 150.00 138.00
Festival founders extended feedback and grades 230.00 215.00
Mid March Deadline
March 20, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 53.00 43.00
Student Fee 43.00 33.00
Peer extended feedback, grades and professional advice 120.00 114.00
Industry professional feedback, grades and professional advice 150.00 138.00
Festival founders extended feedback and grades 230.00 215.00
Last March Deadline
March 31, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 54.00 43.00
Student Fee 44.00 33.00
Peer extended feedback, grades and professional advice 120.00 114.00
Industry professional feedback, grades and professional advice 150.00 138.00
Festival founders extended feedback and grades 230.00 215.00
Early April Deadline
April 4, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 55.00 45.00
Student Fee 45.00 35.00
Peer extended feedback, grades and professional advice 120.00 114.00
Industry professional feedback, grades and professional advice 150.00 138.00
Festival founders extended feedback and grades 230.00 215.00
Mid April Deadline
April 12, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 55.00 48.00
Student Fee 45.00 38.00
Peer extended feedback, grades and professional advice 120.00 114.00
Industry professional feedback, grades and professional advice 150.00 140.00
Festival founders extended feedback and grades 230.00 215.00
Late April Deadline
April 24, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 56.00 48.00
Student Fee 46.00 38.00
Peer extended feedback, grades and professional advice 120.00 114.00
Industry professional feedback, grades and professional advice 150.00 140.00
Festival founders extended feedback and grades 230.00 215.00
Last April Deadline
April 28, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 57.00 48.00
Student Fee 47.00 38.00
Peer extended feedback, grades and professional advice 120.00 114.00
Industry professional feedback, grades and professional advice 150.00 140.00
Festival founders extended feedback and grades 230.00 215.00
Early May Deadline
May 1, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 58.00 48.00
Student Fee 48.00 38.00
Peer extended feedback, grades and professional advice 120.00 114.00
Industry professional feedback, grades and professional advice 150.00 140.00
Festival founders extended feedback and grades 230.00 215.00
Mid May Deadline
May 12, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 58.00 48.00
Student Fee 48.00 38.00
Peer extended feedback, grades and professional advice 120.00 114.00
Industry professional feedback, grades and professional advice 150.00 140.00
Festival founders extended feedback and grades 230.00 215.00
Spring Deadline
May 17, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 58.00 50.00
Student Fee 48.00 40.00
Peer extended feedback, grades and professional advice 120.00 114.00
Industry professional feedback, grades and professional advice 150.00 140.00
Festival founders extended feedback and grades 230.00 215.00
Late May Deadline
May 24, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 58.00 52.00
Student Fee 48.00 42.00
Peer extended feedback, grades and professional advice 120.00 114.00
Industry professional feedback, grades and professional advice 150.00 140.00
Festival founders extended feedback and grades 230.00 215.00
June Deadline
June 1, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 59.00 52.00
Student Fee 49.00 42.00
Peer extended feedback, grades and professional advice 120.00 114.00
Industry professional feedback, grades and professional advice 150.00 140.00
Festival founders extended feedback and grades 230.00 215.00
Final Decision Deadline
June 5, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 60.00 53.00
Student Fee 50.00 43.00
Peer extended feedback, grades and professional advice 120.00 114.00
Industry professional feedback, grades and professional advice 150.00 140.00
Festival founders extended feedback and grades 230.00 220.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately June 11, 2017

RUNTIME
Features: minimum 40 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)
  .MOV (QuickTime)

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
Media Files
  .MOV (Quicktime)
  .FLV (Flash Video)
  .WMV (Windows Media)
  .AVI (Audio-Video Interleaved)
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)

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

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

Best Features
Official Selection at the next proceeding Lift-Off Film Festival.
Sponsor:Lift-Off Global Network
Value of Goods/Services: 1,000,000 U.S. Dollar
This prize is shared with other categories.

Nominations for Lift-Off Season Awards (Feature Categories)
Season Awards, Nominations for Feature Films. Best Feature Live Action Narrative Best Feature Documentary Best Feature Animation Best Post Production Best Art Direction Best Hair and Make-up Best Cinematography Best Director (open for shorts, features and new media) Best Actor (open for shorts, features and new media) Best Acting Ensemble (open for shorts, features and new media)
Sponsor:Lift-Off Global Network
Value of Goods/Services: 1,000,000 U.S. Dollar

Category Rules

Final programming decisions will be made by the screening committee in
June. All entrants will be notified via WAB of the status of their
submission by mid June.


Films which score high but whom don't make the final live screening programme will be invited to participate in the Online Festival which runs parallel during the festival week.