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22-Apr-2014 11:58pm PDT  

 

The Calgary International Film Festival

15 Annual: September 18, 2014 to September 28, 2014

  International Features (Doc & 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, 2014
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 40.00


June 15, 2014
WAB Extended Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 60.00 55.00



NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately 20-Aug-2014


RUNTIME
Features: minimum 40 minutes


COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after 01-Jan-2013


PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects may originate from anywhere in the world


PREMIERE STATUS
No premiere requirement


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 Award
Audience voted award for the categories of Best Narrative Feature, Best Documentary Feature, Discovery Award for Narrative Feature, and Discovery Award for Documentary Feature
This prize is shared with other categories.


CATEGORY RULES
Requirements for eligibility for 2014 selection as an International Feature Film:

The film was produced outside of Canada.

The film was completed after January 1, 2013 and not previously submitted to CIFF

All applicable licenses and waivers of copyrights, moral rights, trademarks and other such intellectual property rights have been secured by the filmmaker(s)

All applicable legal waivers have been obtained from all participants
Exhibition print(s) will be complete and available for screening in Calgary between September 18 – September 28, 2014

Exhibition print(s) must be available on DCP, HD Cam, 35mm or Blu-Ray. We do have 3D capability.

Preview screeners accepted as secure online links or on DVD – DVD preview screeners must be labeled with title, director name and running time. Online links: please also include a secure online link in your cover letter. We PREFER to have an alternate viewing option for staff, and 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.

Films in a language other than English must be subtitled in English

Submission fees are NON-REFUNDABLE

For more Festival information refer to our Official Website: www.calgaryfilm.com