15th Annual

Vail Film Festival

April 05, 2018 to April 08, 2018

 
Category

Documentary Feature

 

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
May 15, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00
Regular Deadline
July 31, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 40.00
Late Deadline
August 31, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 45.00
WAB Extended Deadline
November 3, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 55.00 50.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately December 15, 2017

RUNTIME
Features: minimum 50 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after January 1, 2016

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

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 Documentary
The Best Documentary Feature Film receives the 2018 Best Documentary Feature award, given at the festival awards ceremony, with national press in attendance. Winner will be included in press release listing of all festival award winners. Winner will also be included in the festival newsletter, and will receive 2 VIP Passes to the 2019 Vail Film Festival.
Value of Goods/Services: 2,500 U.S. Dollar

Category Rules

The 2018 festival will have a special focus on work by female filmmakers. All films submitted and screened at the 2018 event must have one woman involved as either director, producer, or screenwriter.

For questions, email info@vailfilmfestival.org.