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29-Mar-2015 6:41am PDT  

 

The Calgary International Film Festival

16 Annual: September 23, 2015 to October 04, 2015

  Alberta Feature - Doc or Narrative

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DEADLINES & ENTRY FEES

Discounted fees apply to projects with pre-purchased Discount Packs, on entry fees greater than 15.00.

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
 
June 1, 2015
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
No Entry Fee 0.00 *


June 15, 2015
WAB Extended Deadline
Regular Discounted
No Entry Fee 0.00 *



NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately 24-Aug-2015


RUNTIME
Features: minimum 40 minutes


COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after 01-Jan-2014


PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects must originate from Canada


PREMIERE STATUS
Projects must be a premiere in Calgary


DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Projects may have distribution


SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
Online
  Secure Online Screener
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
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SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DCP    
HDCAM    
Film Gauge
  35mm

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


PRESSKIT REQUIREMENTS
Do not submit a press kit.


PRIZES & AWARDS
This category is a competition.


Audience Choice Awards
Audience vote award for Best Narrative Feature, Best Documentary Feature, Discovery Award for Narrative and Discovery Award for Documentary
This prize is shared with other categories.


CATEGORY RULES
CIFF is pleased to waive fees for Albertan submissions. The following point system is used to determine Albertan eligibility (a minimum of 5 points is required):

2 points- Albertan location

1 point- resident Albertan principle cast member

1 point- resident Albertan writer

1 point- resident Albertan producer

1 point- resident Albertan director

2 points- Albertan funding source (with supporting documentation/letter)


**If you are an Alberta production but your contact information is outside of Alberta, or you need to discuss our point system, please contact programming@calgaryfilm.com.

Films who wrongfully submit under the Alberta Film categories and DO NOT meet the point system, will NOT be viewed by our programmers.

The film was completed after January 1, 2014 and not previously submitted to CIFF

Secure Online Link (optional):
You are encouraged to include a secure online screening link in your cover letter, as an alternate viewing option for staff. We get a better quality picture/resolution with the vimeo links**

IF SUBMITTING ONLINE LINK: Please do not change the link address or password. If you do, please notify us immediately or you risk your film not being previewed and thus considered for the festival.