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25-May-2015 6:41pm PDT  

 

Miami International Film Festival

33 Annual: March 04, 2016 to March 13, 2016

  Knight Documentary Achievement Award

 
 

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
 
June 29, 2015
Earlybird Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 40.00


July 27, 2015
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 55.00 50.00


August 31, 2015
Late Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 65.00 60.00


September 30, 2015
WAB Extended Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 100.00 85.00



NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately 15-Jan-2016


RUNTIME
Features: minimum 50 minutes


COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after 01-Mar-2015


PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects may originate from anywhere in the world


PREMIERE STATUS
Projects must be a premiere in FL, though preference is given to US, North American, and World premieres


DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Projects may have distribution


SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
Online
  Secure Online Screener

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
OTHER
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DCP    

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English
OTHER


Press Kit Requirements
A press kit is requested but not required, including:
> Production Still Photos - Digital
> Photo of the Director - Digital
> Biography/Filmography - Director
> Press Clippings


Prizes & Awards
This category is a competition.


Knight Documentary Achievement Award
Knight Documentary Achievement Award is a $10,000 cash prize courtesy of John S. &James L. Knight Foundation, given to one documentary film as voted upon by the Festival audience. All feature-length (50 min or longer) documentary films playing in the Festival’s Official Selection (except for From the Vault screenings) are eligible for this Award.
Sponsor:The Knight Foundation
Cash Award Value: 10,000 U.S. Dollar


Category Rules
Engaging and thought-provoking feature-length documentaries created by international filmmakers that examine social issues, diverse cultures, icons and/or inspiring people, that will compete for $10,000 courtesy of Knight Foundation.

• Must be 50 minutes or longer in TRT
.