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21-Apr-2014 7:46am PDT  

 

United Nations Association Film Festival

17 Annual: October 16, 2014 to October 26, 2014

  Documentary - Shorts

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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
 
May 4, 2014
Earlybird Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 25.00 20.00


May 24, 2014
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 25.00 20.00


June 4, 2014
Late Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 35.00 30.00



NOTIFICATION DATE
04-Aug-2014


RUNTIME
Shorts: maximum 30 minutes


COMPLETION DATE
No requirement for completed by date.


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
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
REGION 1    

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
Analog VideoNTSCPALSECAM
BetaSP    

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


PRESSKIT REQUIREMENTS
A press kit is requested but not required, including:
> Production Still Photos - Digital
> Biography/Filmography - Director
> Biography/Filmography - Producer
> One-Sheet Art - Postcards
> One-Sheet Art - Fliers
> One-Sheet Art - Posters
> Statement by the Director
> Press Clippings
> Anecdotal Accounts


PRIZES & AWARDS
This category is a competition.


UNAFF Jury Award for Best Short Documentary
Sponsor:UNAFF
Cash Award Value: 1,000 U.S. Dollar


Adobe Award
Adobe Software Creative Suite 5.5 Production Premium
Sponsor:Adobe
Value of Goods/Services: 3,000 U.S. Dollar
This prize is shared with other categories.


CATEGORY RULES
17th UNAFF (UNITED NATIONS ASSOCIATION FILM FESTIVAL)
October 16-26, 2014 Palo Alto, East Palo Alto, San Francisco and Stanford University - celebrates the power of international documentary films dealing with human rights, the environment, protection of refugees, famine, homelessness, racism, disease control, women's issues, children, universal education, war and peace. In addition to our ongoing celebration of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, this year we emphasize the theme BRIDGING THE GAP.

“Everyone has the right to a standard of living adequate for the health and well-being of himself and of his family" (Article 25 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights)

Formats: Beta SP, Blu-ray, DVD (NTSC)

Preview: DVD (NTSC) or Blu-ray region 0 or 1.

Please test your consumer-burned discs on several makes and models of players before submitting it.

Our jury process is unfortunately not suitable for on-line screeners. All lengths are eligible.

Rough cuts or works-in-progress will be reviewed by the UNAFF Jury but the filmmakers are urged to submit as close to the final cut as possible. UNAFF will not accept new versions of a selected film later than 10 days before the start of the festival unless requested by the programming staff.


Early Deadline – May 4, 2014*
Regular Deadline – May 24, 2014*
Late deadline –June 4, 2014*
(*Postmarked)

THE ENTRY FORM: www.unaff.org or www.withoutabox.com

Awards include a CASH prize and Adobe software
• UNAFF Grand Jury Award for Best Documentary $2000
• UNAFF Grand Jury Award for Best Short Documentary $1000
• UNAFF/Stanford Video Award for Cinematography $500
• UNAFF/Stanford Video Award for Editing $500
• UNAFF Youth Vision Award $500

Please submit screening materials and background info to:

UNAFF 2014
CERAS/CAW
520 Galvez Mall
Stanford, CA 94305-3084

Questions or comments: Email info@unaff.org or call (650) 724-5544