5th Annual

GIAA Festival of Short Movies and Screenplays

November 19, 2011 to November 20, 2011

 
Category

Short Documentary

 

Deadlines & Entry Fees

All fees will be charged in U.S. Dollar

Online Services Offered
Entry Form
Fee Payment
Press Kit
Submission Copy
Earlybird Deadline
April 4, 2011
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 35.00 30.00
Student Fee 25.00 *
Regular Deadline
July 15, 2011
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 40.00
Student Fee 35.00 30.00
Late Deadline
August 15, 2011
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 55.00 50.00
Student Fee 45.00 40.00
WAB Extended Deadline
September 1, 2011
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 70.00 55.00
Student Fee 60.00 45.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
October 1, 2011

RUNTIME
Shorts: From 15 minutes to 30 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after January 1, 2006

PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects may originate from anywhere in the world

PREMIERE STATUS
No premiere requirement

DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Projects may have distribution

2 SUBMISSION COPIES REQUIRED

Submission & Exhibition Format Requirements

SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
Online
  Secure Online Screener
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English
OTHER

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    

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
> Biography/Filmography - Producer
> Biography/Filmography - Writer

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

1st Place
Medal
Sponsor:

Audience Choice Award
Medal + gift basket of Italian goodies, presented at each screening session.
Sponsor:Delicious Italian Gifts
Value of Goods/Services: 100 U.S. Dollar
This prize is shared with other categories.

Italian-American Heritage Award
This prize is shared with other categories.

Best Movie
Medal + $100 cash prize for the best movie in the festival.
Sponsor:No Sponsor
Cash Award Value: 100 U.S. Dollar
This prize is shared with other categories.

Category Rules

Entries in the Short Documentary category must have a total running time (trt) of more than 15 minutes but not more than 30 minutes.

All subjects are welcome.

In addition to the prize for the best work in this category, all entries will automatically be considered for the following awards:

Best Movie
Audience Favorite Award
Italian American Heritage Award