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16-Apr-2014 3:24am PDT  

 

Miami International Film Festival

31 Annual: March 07, 2014 to March 16, 2014

  Knight DocumentaryCompetition

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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 24, 2013
Earlybird Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 40.00


July 29, 2013
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 55.00 50.00


August 26, 2013
Late Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 65.00 60.00


September 30, 2013
WAB Extended Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 100.00 85.00



NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately 15-Jan-2014


RUNTIME
Features: minimum 50 minutes


COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after 01-Mar-2013


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
Media Files
  Other - Digital

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
OTHER
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DCP    

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English
OTHER


PRESSKIT 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.


Grand Jury Prize
The Grand Jury winner of the Knight Documentary Competition category will receive a cash award in the amount of $10,000.
Sponsor:The Knight Foundation


Audience Choice Award
Sponsor:TBA
This prize is shared with other categories.


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
•This category is open to any film directors
•Preference will be given to World, International and U.S. premieres, but must be at minimum a Florida Premiere at MIFF 2014.
•Must not have been or be scheduled for public consumption through any form of public broadcast (including internet) or commercial theatrical engagement in the US prior to March 20, 2014**
•Film’s world premiere must have occurred after March 2013
•Projects must originate from Spain, Portugal, the Caribbean, or any Latin American country, OR originate from the US and contain a central Latino theme or character
•Exhibition format must be DCP


** Exceptions may be made for films with limited VOD releases outside of Florida or limited online releases associated with international Festival premieres.