36th Annual

CAAMFest presented by The Center For Asian American Media

May 10, 2018 to May 20, 2018

 
Category

Asian American Documentaries

 

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
October 24, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 30.00 *
Regular Deadline
November 14, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 35.00 30.00
Late Deadline
November 28, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00
WAB Extended Deadline
December 5, 2017
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 March 30, 2018

RUNTIME
Features: minimum 50 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
No requirement for completed by date

PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects must originate from North America

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
English
OTHER

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DCP    
Film Gauge
  35mm

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.

Best Documentary Award
Given to the best feature-length documentary film by or about Asian Americans or Asian Canadians, as chosen by a three-person jury.
Sponsor:No Sponsor

Audience Awards
Given to the best feature-length narrative film and documentary film as voted by the audience. International works also eligible.
Sponsor:No Sponsor
This prize is shared with other categories.

Emerging Filmmaker Award
The Emerging Filmmaker Award recognizes first-time filmmakers from around the world. Both Asian American and international documentary feature-length films are eligible.

Category Rules

Documentary film or video must be by or about Asian Americans or Asians of any nationality. Running time must be 50 minutes or longer.