66th Annual

Columbus International Film & Animation Festival

March 22, 2018 to March 24, 2018

 
Category

Narrative Feature

 

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
August 18, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 45.00
Regular Deadline
September 17, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 60.00 55.00
Late Deadline
October 20, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 70.00 65.00
WAB Extended Deadline
November 5, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 80.00 75.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately December 18, 2017

RUNTIME
Features: minimum 45 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after January 1, 2016

PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects may originate from anywhere in the world

PREMIERE STATUS
Projects must be a premiere in Columbus

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 required, but only after acceptance.


Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

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: 100 U.S. Dollar
This prize is shared with other categories.

Silver Chris Award
This special award is presented to the film or video that is selected best entry in its division.
Value of Goods/Services: 100 U.S. Dollar

Category Rules

All narrative features (45 min or over) are invited. Our programming focuses on unique independent voices from around the world.


• If accepted, filmmakers will need to provide a prores 422 file of there 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).