CineYouth Festival

11 Annual May 07, 2015 to May 09, 2015

 
Category

Comedy

 

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
March 23, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 15.00 *
Student Fee 15.00 *

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately April 7, 2015

RUNTIME
Shorts: maximum 10 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after March 1, 2013

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
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
Media Files
  .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)
  .MOV (QuickTime)

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0  
REGION 1  
Media Files
  .MOV (Quicktime)

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


Press Kit Requirements

Do not submit a press kit.

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

Best of Fest Award
Up to two Comedy films will be awarded a "Best Of" honor. Junior Division winners are students 16 and under. Senior Division winners are students 17 and older. Both "Best Of" films will be screened at the 51st Chicago International Film Festival.
Cash Award Value: 100 U.S. Dollar

Category Rules

CineYouth 2015 entries are accepted November 3, 2014 and submissions must be postmarked by by March 23, 2015 to be considered.

Eligibility:
-The film's director(s) must have been 21 years old or younger at time of filming
-All films must be in English or subtitled in English
-Films must be 10 minutes or less
-Past submissions to CineYouth can not be resubmitted

You may submit as many films as you like, but an entry must accompany EACH film and each submission. If you wish to submit multiple films, please contact Festival Director Rebecca Fons for more information at rfons@chicagofilmfestival.com


DVD screeners may be sent to:
CineYouth
30 East Adams Street, Suite 800
Chicago, IL 60603

Clearly label each entry with the film title and WAB tracking number. Your submission will not be returned.

Online screeners may be sent to cineyouth@chicagofilmfestival.com as a private Vimeo link with password or .MOV file.

Because of the high volume of submissions, we are unable to provide feedback on why your film was/was not selected.

If your film is accepted, you must provide an electronic film still that is a minimum 300dpi, 4x6 and high quality.