64th Annual

Columbus International Film + Video Festival

April 20, 2017 to April 23, 2017

 
Category

Animation

 

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
Earlybird Deadline
October 30, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 35.00 30.00
Regular Deadline
November 27, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 40.00
Late Deadline
December 27, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 55.00 50.00
WAB Extended Deadline
January 8, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 65.00 60.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately February 25, 2017

RUNTIME
Shorts: maximum 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
Projects may have distribution


Submission & Exhibition Format Requirements

SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
Online
  Secure Online Screener
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
Media Files
  .AVI (Audio-Video Interleaved)
  .MOV (QuickTime)

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
Media Files
  .MOV (Quicktime)
  .AVI (Audio-Video Interleaved)

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


Press Kit Requirements

A press kit is requested but not required, including:


Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

1st Place
For the second year in a row we are pleased to announce a $1,000 total screening fee award dedicated to the works chosen for our Saturday Morning Cartoons/First Night screenings. The child-friendly animated works chosen for the screenings will receive a screening fee for the use of their work thanks to the generosity of the Puffin Foundation West, Ltd.
Cash Award Value: 1,000 U.S. Dollar

Best of Fest Award
A special panel chooses the best of the Silver Chris winners for the Best Of Festival Award.
Value of Goods/Services: 200 U.S. Dollar
This prize is shared with other categories.

Category Rules

Animated films of all genres under 45 minutes are invited to submit. A special award and screening for children's animation will be given as part of our Saturday Morning Cartoons from Around the World program.

• If accepted, filmmakers will need to provide a digital file of their completed film and a DVD backup along with a high-resolution photo file for printed materials.

• Entry title, name of entrant and withoutabox tracking number must be on all materials and containers.

• Separate applications are required for each film—even if one entity is submitting more than one film.

EXHIBITION FORMAT
• The Columbus International Film + Video Festival prefers to screen digital files at this time. If not available, arrangements can be made to screen on DVD or Blu-Ray

• We do not accept HD-Cam as an exhibition format.

In your Withoutabox Online Project Details, please include:
1. A 30-word synopsis of your film (to be used in press materials).

2. A one-paragraph synopsis of your film.

3. A list of previous screenings and any awards.

4. Digital press kit will be requested if accepted.

6. Completed entry form (One entry form per submission. Work entered in multiple categories must be accompanied by an entry form for each category).