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16-Apr-2014 3:23am PDT  

 

Big Sky Documentary Film Festival

Annual: February 14, 2014 to February 23, 2014

  Documentary Films & Videos

 

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
 
July 10, 2013
Earlybird Deadline
Regular Discounted
Documentary Feature (over 50 min.) 40.00 35.00
Documentary Short (15 - 50 min.) 30.00 25.00
MiniDoc (15 min. or under) 25.00 20.00


September 10, 2013
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
Documentary Feature (over 50 min.) 50.00 45.00
Documentary Short (15 - 50 min.) 40.00 35.00
MiniDoc (15 min. or under) 30.00 25.00


October 20, 2013
Late Deadline
Regular Discounted
Documentary Feature (over 50 min.) 60.00 55.00
Documentary Short (15 - 50 min.) 50.00 45.00
MiniDoc (15 min. or under) 40.00 35.00


November 5, 2013
WAB Extended Deadline
Regular Discounted
Documentary Feature (over 50 min.) 80.00 75.00
Documentary Short (15 - 50 min.) 70.00 65.00
MiniDoc (15 min. or under) 60.00 55.00



NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately 05-Jan-2014


RUNTIME
A runtime of any length is permitted


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
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SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

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Film Gauge
  35mm

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


PRESSKIT REQUIREMENTS
Do not submit a press kit.


PRIZES & AWARDS
This category is a competition.


Best Feature Documentary
Cash and prizes TBA. Given to one film or video 50 minutes or over in length.
Sponsor:TBA


Big Sky Award
Cash and prizes TBA. Given to one film or video about the American West.
Sponsor:Big Sky Documentary Film Festival


Best Mini-Doc
Cash and prizes TBA. Given to one film or video under 15 minutes in length.
Sponsor:TBA


Best Short Documentary
Cash and prizes TBA. Given to one film or video between 15 and 49 minutes in length.
Sponsor:TBA


CATEGORY RULES
This festival is open to non-fiction films and videos from any production date and from anywhere in the world that will not be broadcast or exhibited in Montana prior to February 23, 2014

Documentary Features are over 50 minutes in running time
Documentary Shorts are 15 - 50 minutes in running time
MiniDocs are under 15 minutes in running time