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20-Apr-2014 4:35pm PDT  

 

Edmonton International Film Festival

28 Annual: September 25, 2014 to October 04, 2014

 

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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 Canadian Dollar
...but you can display them in these other currencies:

Online Services Offered
Entry Form
Fee Payment
Press Kit
Submission Copy
 
April 15, 2013
Earlybird Deadline
Regular Discounted
No Entry Fee 0.00 *


May 30, 2013
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
No Entry Fee 0.00 *


June 15, 2013
WAB Extended Deadline
Regular Discounted
No Entry Fee 0.00 *



NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately 01-Aug-2013


RUNTIME
Shorts: maximum 20 minutes


COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after 01-Oct-2012


PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects must originate from Alberta


PREMIERE STATUS
No premiere requirement


DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Project must not have distribution


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


PRESSKIT REQUIREMENTS
A press kit is required, but only after acceptance.


PRIZES & AWARDS
This category is a competition.


People's Choice Award
Every film (all lengths) is in contention for the coveted People's Choice Award, voted on by EIFF audiences. The 2012 People's Choice Award Winner was Todd Berger's dramatic feature IT'S A DISASTER.
Sponsor:In Production (we're workin' on it!)
This prize is shared with other categories.


High School Student Short Film Award
Chosen by a jury of industry professionals, the top film in this category will be announced during the Top 3 High School Short Film screening at the 2013 Edmonton International Film Festival.
Sponsor:In Production (we're workin' on it!)


CATEGORY RULES
LENGTH: Alberta High School Short Film Submissions may be fiction, documentary, animation or experimental and 20-minutes or less (including credits).

**Films submitted in this category must be under 20-minutes in length and created/produced between October 1, 2013 to June 15, 2014. This competition is open to high school filmmakers enrolled in the province of ALBERTA and in grades 9 through 12 during the 2013-14 academic year. Submission deadline is June 15 (postmark deadline). Submissions will be judged by a panel of independent filmmakers and industry figures and the High School Student Short prize-winner will receive two (2) all-access festival passes to the festival and a World Premiere screening at this year's EIFF.

SUBMISSION FORMAT: Please submit one (1) DVD or a Secure Online Screener (SOS). No promotional materials required with submission. An electronic press kit will be required upon acceptance only.

COMPLETION DATE: Films and videos must have been completed after October 1, 2013 and prior to the submission deadline of JUNE 15, 2014.

ENTRY DEADLINE: All deadlines are POSTMARKED ONLY dates -- NOT the dates they need to be at the EIFF offices.

LANGUAGE: If the film is in a language other than English, it must be subtitled in English.

PACKAGE TO INCLUDE: One screener of your film which is clearly labeled with Film Title, Length, WAB Tracking ID, Contact Information (including e-mail address) and a photocopy of your student i.d. OR a letter from your teacher.

INCLUDE photocopy of current Student i.d. or a letter from your teacher confirming your status as an ALBERTA student in Grade 9 thru 12.

ALL OTHER SUBMISSION RULES are in the GENERAL RULES/REGULATIONS.