Chicago International REEL Shorts Festival

12 Annual October 29, 2015 to November 01, 2015

 
Category

Short Film Narrative

 

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
March 31, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 20.00 15.00
Regular Deadline
May 31, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 30.00 25.00
Late Deadline
July 31, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00
WAB Extended Deadline
September 30, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 45.00

Discounted fees apply to projects with pre-purchased Discount Packs, on entry fees greater than 15.00.


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately October 15, 2015

RUNTIME
Shorts: maximum 39 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 & Exhibition Format Requirements

SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
Online
  Secure Online Screener
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    
Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
MiniDV    
Media Files
  Other - Digital
  .MOV (Quicktime)
  .AVI (Audio-Video Interleaved)
Film Gauge
  35mm

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


Press Kit Requirements

A press kit is requested but not required, including:


Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

Audience Choice Award
$500 in mix of prizes for the film with the most audience votes in the festival.
Sponsor:No Sponsor
Value of Goods/Services: 500 U.S. Dollar
This prize is shared with other categories.

Best of Fest Award
Each category will have a best of as voted by the festival team.

Category Rules

Any film under 35 minutes (although remember - we can program more films when they are shorter --- So as with ALL FESTIVALS, the shorter your film is the easier it is to program :)