9th Annual

Chicago Comedy Film Festival

April 05, 2019 to April 07, 2019

 
Category

Comedy Pilots

 

Deadlines & Entry Fees

All fees will be charged in U.S. Dollar

Online Services Offered
Entry Form
Fee Payment
Press Kit
Submission Copy
Earlybird Deadline
October 31, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 40.00
Student Fee 40.00 35.00
Regular Deadline
December 15, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 55.00 50.00
Student Fee 50.00 45.00
Late Deadline
January 15, 2019
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 65.00 60.00
Student Fee 60.00 55.00
WAB Extended Deadline
February 15, 2019
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 85.00 80.00
Student Fee 80.00 75.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately March 15, 2019

RUNTIME
Shorts: From 22 minutes to 61 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after January 1, 2018

PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects may originate from anywhere in the world

PREMIERE STATUS
Projects must be a premiere in Chicago

DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Project must not have distribution


Submission & Exhibition Format Requirements

SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
Online
  Secure Online Screener

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
Media Files
  .MOV (Quicktime)

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


Press Kit Requirements

A press kit is required with the entry form, including:
> Production Still Photos - Digital
> Biography/Filmography - Director
> Biography/Filmography - Producer
> Biography/Filmography - Writer

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

1st Place

Category Rules

Comedy Pilots are a minimum of 22 minutes and maximum of 60 minutes.

Entrants must be 18 or over.

Student projects must provide academic adviser contact.

Press Kit required with submission. 72 dpi photos as well as at least one 300 dpi photo. Upon acceptance filmmakers will be required to provide a trailer for upload to the CCFF youtube channel.

No Blu Rays or DVDs will be allowed for exhibition if selected. Quicktime files only.