The Ottawa International Film Festival

6 Annual October 14, 2015 to October 18, 2015

 
Category

Narrative 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
May 10, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 30.00 25.00
Student Fee 20.00 15.00
Regular Deadline
June 10, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00
Student Fee 30.00 25.00
Late Deadline
July 10, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 45.00
Student Fee 40.00 35.00
WAB Extended Deadline
August 1, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 100.00 95.00
Student Fee 75.00 70.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately August 15, 2015

RUNTIME
Shorts: From 5 minutes to 50 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after January 1, 2012

PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects may originate from anywhere in the world

PREMIERE STATUS
Projects must be a premiere in Canada

DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Projects may have distribution


Submission & Exhibition Format Requirements

SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
Online
  Secure Online Screener
Media Files
  Other - Digital

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

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

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


Press Kit Requirements

A press kit is requested but not required, including:
> Production Still Photos - Color Print
> 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 - Posters
> Statement by the Director
> Press Clippings

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

Audience Choice Award

Best Foreign Language Short Film

Best Canadian Short Film

Best Short Film

Best Supporting Actor/Actress

Best Actor/Actress

Best Technical Achievement

Best Director of a Short Film

Category Rules

Runtime is under 50 minutes.

A Narrative Short will have a run time of 50 minutes or less with a minimum screen time of 5 minutes.

We will accept screeners of films that have been completed but are currently in the final post-production phase.

The film must be a genuine premiere in Canada and not have screened at any other Film Festival in the National Capital Region.

Press kits will only be required upon acceptance.