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31-Mar-2015 10:50pm PDT  

 

Whistler Film Festival

15 Annual: December 02, 2015 to December 06, 2015

  World Documentary Competition

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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
 
May 2, 2015
Earlybird Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 35.00 30.00


June 30, 2015
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00


August 15, 2015
Late Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 45.00


August 31, 2015
WAB Extended Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 70.00 65.00



NOTIFICATION DATE
31-Oct-2015


RUNTIME
Features: minimum 50 minutes


COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after 01-Aug-2014


PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects may originate from anywhere in the world


PREMIERE STATUS
Projects must be a premiere in Western Canadian


DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Projects may have distribution


SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
Online
  Secure Online Screener
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
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REGION 1    
Media Files
  Other - Digital

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DCP    
DigiBeta    
HDCAM    

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


PRESSKIT REQUIREMENTS
A press kit is required, but only after acceptance.
> Production Still Photos - Digital
> Photo of the Director - Digital
> Biography/Filmography - Director
> Biography/Filmography - Producer
> Biography/Filmography - Writer
> One-Sheet Art - Postcards
> One-Sheet Art - Fliers
> One-Sheet Art - Posters
> Statement by the Director
> Press Clippings


PRIZES & AWARDS
This category is a competition.


World Documentary Award
A jury of three industry professionals will award the World Documentary Award.
Sponsor:Various


Audience Award
All narrative and documentary feature length films in the Whistler Film Festival are eligible to receive the Audience Award. The Festival-going public casts their votes to chose the most popular film in this year's festival.
This prize is shared with other categories.


CATEGORY RULES
Documentary Feature Films (50 + min) from around the world are eligible to submit to the World Documentary Competition Category.

All feature films (both documentary and narrative features) are eligible for the Audience Award.

A jury of three documentary professionals will award a Talking Stick to World Documentary Award winner.