18th Annual

The Calgary International Film Festival

September 20, 2017 to October 01, 2017

 
Category

Documentary Feature

 

Deadlines & Entry Fees

All fees will be charged in Canadian Dollar

Online Services Offered
Entry Form
Fee Payment
Press Kit
Submission Copy
Earlybird Deadline
May 1, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00
Regular Deadline
June 1, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 55.00 50.00
Late Deadline
June 14, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 70.00 65.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately August 21, 2017

RUNTIME
Features: minimum 60 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after June 1, 2016

PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects may originate from anywhere in the world

PREMIERE STATUS
Projects must be a premiere in Calgary

DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Projects may have distribution


Submission & Exhibition Format Requirements

SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
Online
  Secure Online Screener

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DCP    

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


Press Kit Requirements

A press kit is requested but not required, including:


Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

Audience Choice Award
Audience Award for Best Narrative Feature or Best Documentary Feature
This prize is shared with other categories.

Category Rules

* The film was completed after June 1, 2016 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)

* Please do not change the screener link address or password of your submission. 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

* For SELECTED FEATURE films, any theatrical, DVD, TV, digital and/or any screenings outside of the festival, must take place AFTER the Calgary International Fim Festival is over. Unless it's only available outside of Canada, or if it's a theatrical release, then must be in a province outside of Alberta.

* FEATURE Films must be a Calgary premiere. This includes local films.