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19-Apr-2014 2:28am PDT  

 

Asian American International Film Festival

37 Annual: July 24, 2014 to August 02, 2014

  Features

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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 U.S. Dollar
...but you can display them in these other currencies:

Online Services Offered
Entry Form
Fee Payment
Press Kit
Submission Copy
 
January 25, 2014
Earlybird Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 40.00
Student Fee 35.00 30.00
ACV Member 35.00 30.00


March 7, 2014
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 55.00 50.00
Student Fee 45.00 40.00
ACV Member Fee 45.00 40.00


March 17, 2014
Late Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 65.00 60.00
Student Fee 50.00 45.00
ACV Member Fee 50.00 45.00



NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately 31-May-2014


RUNTIME
Features: minimum 50 minutes


COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after 01-Dec-2012


PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects may originate from anywhere in the world


PREMIERE STATUS
Projects must be a premiere in New York


DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Projects may have distribution



4 SUBMISSION COPIES REQUIRED

SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DCP    
DigiBeta    
HDCAM    
Analog VideoNTSCPALSECAM
BetaSP    
Film Gauge
  35mm

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


PRESSKIT REQUIREMENTS
A press kit is required, but only after acceptance.
> 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
> Press Clippings


PRIZES & AWARDS
This category is a competition.


Emerging Director in Narrative Feature Award
The Emerging Director in Narrative Feature Award is a competition award that honors the best narrative film by a first- or second-time feature filmmaker, who is of Asian descent. The winner will be selected by a panel of judges. Past winners include Greg Pak (ROBOT STORIES); Steve Mallorca (SLOW JAM KING); Julia Kwan (EVE AND THE FIREHORSE); Kim Tai-Sik (DRIVING WITH MY WIFE'S LOVER); Jennifer Phang (HALF-LIFE); Nian Liu (LI TONG) Hakon Liu (MISS KICKI), Zhang Meng (THE PIANO IN A FACTORY), Vincent Sandoval (SEƑORITA), Guillaume Giovanetti and Cagla Zencirci (NOOR).
Sponsor:TBA


Emerging Director in Documentary Feature Award
The Emerging Director in Documentery Feature Award is a competition award that honors the best documentary film by a first- or second- time feature filmmaker, who is of Asian descent. The winner will be selected by a panel of judges. Past winners include Lisette Marie Flanary (NA KAMALEI: MEN OF HULA); Ann Kaneko (AGAINST THE GRAIN: AN ARTIST'S GUIDE TO SURVIVING PERU); Ngawang Choephel (TIBET IN SONG), Stephanie Wang-Breal (WO AI NI MOMMY), Kathy Huang (TALES OF THE WARIA) and Jason DaSilva (WHEN I WALK).
Sponsor:TBA


CATEGORY RULES
FEATURES CATEGORY RULES
The AAIFF accepts completed film and video submissions produced, written, or directed by media makers of Asian descent from any nationality, or about the Asian community. Do not submit works-in-progress, which has its own submission category.

- Works must have been completed after January 1, 2012.
- Check to make sure your DVDs play smoothly on standard DVD players from beginning to end without skipping or getting stuck. Malfunctioning DVDs may be disqualified.
- Each entry must be clearly labeled with: director's name, work title, total running time, WAB tracking number.
- Please send four (4) submission DVDs. Submission DVDs will not be returned.
- Each project must be on a separate DVD. Do not submit compilations and/or other projects not intended for this CFE.
- If selected, exhibition DVDs and tapes must be sent PRE-PAID to the festival.
- If selected, AAIFF will cover return shipping of exhibition tapes. DVDs will not be returned unless specified.
- All applicants will be notified by email late-April 2013.
- You must contact us immediately if you desire to withdraw your work from our consideration.
- The festival does not pay rental fees.