67th Annual

Columbus International Film Festival

April 11, 2019 to April 13, 2019

 
Category

Ohio Filmmakers

 

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
August 10, 2018
Regular Discounted
Feature 25.00 *
Short 15.00 *
Regular Deadline
September 28, 2018
Regular Discounted
Feature 25.00 *
Short 15.00 *
Late Deadline
November 11, 2018
Regular Discounted
Short 15.00 *
Feature 25.00 *
WAB Extended Deadline
December 10, 2018
Regular Discounted
Feature 25.00 *
Short 15.00 *

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately March 1, 2019

RUNTIME
Shorts: maximum 45 minutes
Features: minimum 45 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after January 1, 2017

PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects must originate from OH

PREMIERE STATUS
Projects must be a premiere in Columbus

DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Projects may have distribution


Submission & Exhibition Format Requirements

SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
Online
  Secure Online Screener
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
Media Files
  .AVI (Audio-Video Interleaved)
  .MOV (QuickTime)

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
Media Files
  .MOV (Quicktime)
  .AVI (Audio-Video Interleaved)

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


Press Kit Requirements

A press kit is required, but only after acceptance.


Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

1st Place
Best of Ohio
Value of Goods/Services: 500 U.S. Dollar

Category Rules

All films by an Ohio filmmaker are invited. Our programming focuses on unique independent voices from around the world.


? If accepted, filmmakers will need to provide a prores 422 file of there completed film and a DVD backup along with a high-resolution photo file for printed materials.
? Entry title, name of entrant and withoutabox tracking number must be on all materials and containers.
? Separate applications are required for each film?even if one entity is submitting more than one film.

EXHIBITION FORMAT
? The Columbus International Film + Animation Festival prefers to screen digital files at this time. If not available, arrangements can be made to screen on DVD or Blu-Ray
? We do not accept HD-Cam as an exhibition format.

In your Withoutabox Online Project Details, please include:
1. A 30-word synopsis of your film (to be used in press materials).

2. A one-paragraph synopsis of your film.

3. A list of previous screenings and any awards.

4. Digital press kit will be requested if accepted.

6. Completed entry form (One entry form per submission. Work entered in multiple categories must be accompanied by an entry form for each category).

7) For the Ohio Filmmaker category, filmmakers must provide documentation proving they are either an Ohio resident or that the majority of the film was shot in the state of Ohio.