23rd Annual

Victoria Film Festival

February 02, 2018 to February 11, 2018

 
Category

Documentary Short

 

Deadlines & Entry Fees

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

Online Services Offered
Entry Form
Fee Payment
Press Kit
Submission Copy
Earlybird Deadline
June 23, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 20.00 *
Regular Deadline
July 28, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00
Late Deadline
August 25, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 45.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
December 31, 2017

RUNTIME
Shorts: maximum 70 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after January 1, 2016

PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects may originate from anywhere in the world

PREMIERE STATUS
Projects must be a premiere in Victoria

DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Projects may have distribution


Submission & Exhibition Format Requirements

SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
Online
  Secure Online Screener
Media Files
  .FLV (Flash Video)
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)
  .AVI (Audio-Video Interleaved)
  .WMV (Windows Media)
  Other - Digital
  .MOV (QuickTime)

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
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  Other - Digital
  CD-ROM
  .MOV (Quicktime)
  .AVI (Audio-Video Interleaved)
  DCP
  .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
> Biography/Filmography - Director
> Biography/Filmography - Producer
> Biography/Filmography - Writer
> One-Sheet Art - Postcards
> One-Sheet Art - Fliers
> One-Sheet Art - Posters
> Statement by the Director
> Press Clippings
> Anecdotal Accounts

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

Best Documentary
Sponsor:Canwest

Audience Favourite Short
The VFF is excited to announce the new Metropol Industries Audience Favourite Short Film Award! This new category for short filmmakers is judged by the audience and sponsored by Metropol Industries. The winning entry will receive a complete DVD print run of 100 copies – including packaging!
Sponsor:Metropol Printshop

Category Rules

VFF is now only accepting entries digitally. If submission by DVD is desired, please contact the programmer before submitting.