14th Annual

Vail Film Festival

March 30, 2017 to April 02, 2017

 
Category

Feature Films

 

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
Earlybird Deadline
December 5, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 45.00
Regular Deadline
December 23, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 55.00 50.00
Late Deadline
January 4, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 60.00 55.00
WAB Extended Deadline
January 14, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 65.00 60.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately February 10, 2017

RUNTIME
Features: minimum 50 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after January 1, 2015

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
Online
  Secure Online Screener
Media Files
  Other - Digital
  .MOV (QuickTime)

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
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 Feature Film
Designated Vail Film Festival Press Release to national media announcing the Film Competition Winners, and listing the film as the Best Film winner of the 2017 Vail Film Festival. Announcement as Best Film winner at the Official Awards Ceremony covered by national media. Announcement as Best Film winner in festival newsletter and listing on festival website and in Official festival program guide. 2 Filmmaker Passes to the 2018 Vail Film Festival. Award presented at Awards Ceremony
Value of Goods/Services: 2,500 U.S. Dollar

Audience Choice Award
Audience Award Winner receives a designated Vail Film Festival Press Release to national media announcing the Film Competition Winners, and listing the film as the Audience Award winner of the 2016 Vail Film Festival. Announcement as winner of the Audience Award at the Official Awards Ceremony covered by national media. Announcement as Audience Award winner in festival newsletter and listing on festival website and in Official festival program guide. 2 Filmmaker Passes to the 2017 Vail Film Festival. Award presented at Awards Ceremony.
Value of Goods/Services: 2,500 U.S. Dollar

Category Rules

Feature films must have a run time of 50 minutes or more.

The 2017 festival will have a special focus on work by female filmmakers. All films submitted and screened at the 2017 event must have one woman involved as either director, producer, or screenwriter.

For questions, email info@vailfilmfestival.org.