19th Annual

American Black Film Festival

June 11, 2015 to June 14, 2015

 
Category

Documentaries

 

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
Regular Deadline
February 6, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 40.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
April 30, 2015

RUNTIME
Features: minimum 45 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after January 1, 2013

PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects may originate from anywhere in the world

PREMIERE STATUS
No premiere requirement

DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Project must not have distribution


Submission & Exhibition Format Requirements

SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
Online
  Secure Online Screener

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
REGION 1    

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


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
> One-Sheet Art - Posters
> Press Clippings

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

Grand Jury Prize for Best Documentary

Category Rules

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

- Minimum running time of 45 minutes

- Films must have been completed post January 1, 2014

- Films must be produced or directed by a person of African descent, or feature a person of African descent as the main subject

- Films must not have had any commercial theatrical or television play or broadcast on the Internet and must not have distribution

- Films in a language other than English must be subtitled in English for festival presentation