4th Annual

Chicago International Social Change Film Festival

September 25, 2015 to September 27, 2015

 
Category

 

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
Regular Deadline
September 1, 2013
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00
Student Fee 30.00 25.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
September 8, 2013

RUNTIME
Shorts: maximum 30 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

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

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

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


Press Kit Requirements

Do not submit a press kit.

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

1st Place
Cash Prize
Sponsor:Jail Education Solutions (JES)
Cash Award Value: 3,000 U.S. Dollar

2nd Place
Cash Prize
Sponsor:Jail Education Solutions (JES)
Cash Award Value: 1,500 U.S. Dollar

3rd Place
Cash Prize
Sponsor:Jail Education Solutions (JES)
Cash Award Value: 750 U.S. Dollar

Category Rules

GENERAL RULES
• Entries can be shot in any format.
• We do not accept promotional, industrial or commercial works.
• Works in progress will not be accepted for consideration.

Terms and Conditions
Jail Education Solutions (JES) would like to circulate your film to a wide audience of jail inmates across America. The JES mission is to unlock human potential by informing and inspiring the millions in jail and your film has the potential to powerfully reach this audience. In order for us to make such an impact, we need your permission to do so as stated below.

Jail Education Solutions (JES) is hereby granted the right produce, publish and sell the film or any portion thereof as part of JES Content. This right is hereby granted as a condition for entry in this category, whether or not the film is selected for exhibition at the Festival or selected for a prize in this category.

"The Chicago International Social Change Film Festival" is hereby granted the right to utilize an excerpt from any film submitted and accepted for exhibition at the Festival for promotional purposes.

The individual or corporation submitting the film hereby warrants that it is authorized to commit the film for screening, and understands and accepts these requirements and regulations.

The undersigned shall indemnify and hold harmless "The Chicago International Social Change Film Festival" from and against any and all claims, liabilities, losses, damages, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney's fees, and costs of the court) which may be incurred by reason of any claim involving copyright, trademark, credits, publicity, screening, and loss of or damage to the screening videos entered.

No films will be returned to the filmmakers/filmmaking team.