35th Annual

CAAMFest presented by The Center For Asian American Media

March 09, 2017 to March 19, 2017

 
Category

Shorts

 

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
August 22, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 30.00 *
Regular Deadline
September 12, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 35.00 30.00
Late Deadline
September 26, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00
WAB Extended Deadline
October 3, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 40.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately January 30, 2017

RUNTIME
Shorts: maximum 50 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
No requirement for completed by date

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
  .MOV (QuickTime)

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
OTHER
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
Media Files
  .MOV (Quicktime)
  DCP

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English
OTHER


Press Kit Requirements

A press kit is required with the entry form, including:
> Production Still Photos - Digital
> Photo of the Director - Digital
> Biography/Filmography - Director
> Statement by the Director

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

Loni Ding Award in Social Issue Documentary
The Center for Asian American Media (CAAM) has established an award in memory of Loni Ding’s spirit and vision for creating media about the Asian American experience. The Award of $1,000 will be given to a promising Asian American short form filmmaker whose work illuminates the experiences of underrepresented communities. The award will be announced in March at CAAM’s annual festival, the San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival. The winner will be selected by a committee comprised of CAAM staff and Loni’s former students.
Cash Award Value: 1,000 U.S. Dollar

Student Filmmaker Awards
The Center for Asian American Media (CAAM) is proud to showcase and celebrated emerging student filmmakers at CAAMFest. Student shorts will be eligible for the awards and between 2-4 student filmmakers win annually. The winners will be selected by a committee comprised of CAAM staff and sponsored jury.
Cash Award Value: 1,000 U.S. Dollar

Category Rules

Short films or videos must be made by or about Asian Americans or Asians of any nationality. Running time must be shorter than 50 minutes.