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16-Apr-2014 12:30am PDT  

 

Asian American International Film Festival

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

  For Youth by Youth

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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
No Entry Fee 0.00 *


March 15, 2014
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
No Entry Fee 0.00 *



NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately 31-May-2014


RUNTIME
Shorts: maximum 40 minutes


COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after 01-Jan-2014


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
REGION 0    
REGION 1    

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
Media Files
  .FLV (Flash Video)
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)
  Other - Digital
  CD-ROM
  .MOV (Quicktime)
  .WMV (Windows Media)
  .AVI (Audio-Video Interleaved)

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
> Press Clippings


PRIZES & AWARDS
This category is a competition.


One to Watch Award
All selected films in the For Youth By Youth program are eligible for the One to Watch award. It is an audience-based award. Past winners include Karen Lum (SLIP OF THE TONGUE), Calvin Sun (ASIAN AMERICAN BEAUTY), Iemi Hernandez-Kim (AYI'S STORY), and Jayshree Janu Kharpade (FIRE IN OUR HEARTS).
Sponsor:TBA


CATEGORY RULES
The AAIFF accepts completed film and video submissions produced, written, or directed by youth media makers of Asian descent from any nationality between 15-20 years old.

• Works must have been completed after January 1, 2012.
• Works must be of short form, with total running time 40 minutes and under.
• Check to make sure the DVD plays 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.
• 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 DVDs/tapes
• 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.