13th Annual

Chicago International REEL Shorts Festival

December 02, 2016 to December 03, 2016

 
Category

Short Film Youth

 

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, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 20.00 *
Regular Deadline
May 31, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 25.00 *
Late Deadline
July 31, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 30.00 *
WAB Extended Deadline
October 31, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 35.00 30.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately November 10, 2016

RUNTIME
Shorts: maximum 15 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.

Special Jury Award
Mix of prizes to the best film in the festival as voted on by independent Jury.
Sponsor:No Sponsor
Value of Goods/Services: 500 U.S. Dollar

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

Category Rules

YOUTH FILMS are those films made entirely by filmmakers UNDER THE AGE OF 18 at time of film completion. Most submissions will be from students in High School or Middle School.