34th Annual

Vancouver International Film Festival

September 24, 2015 to October 09, 2015

 
Category

Canadian Features / Documentaries

 

Deadlines & Entry Fees

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
Earlybird Deadline
May 29, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00
Regular Deadline
June 26, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 45.00
WAB Extended Deadline
July 3, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 60.00 55.00

Discounted fees apply to projects with pre-purchased Discount Packs, on entry fees greater than 15.00.


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately September 2, 2015

RUNTIME
Features: minimum 20 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after June 1, 2014

PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects must originate from Canada

PREMIERE STATUS
Projects must be a premiere in BC

DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Projects may have distribution


Submission & Exhibition Format Requirements

SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
Online
  Secure Online Screener
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0  
REGION 1  
REGION 2  

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DCP  
HDCAM  
Film Gauge
  35mm

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


Press Kit Requirements

A press kit is required, but only after acceptance.
> Production Still Photos - Digital
> Photo of the Director - Digital
> Biography/Filmography - Director
> One-Sheet Art - Posters
> Press Clippings

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

Best Canadian FIlm
Sponsor:Directors Guild of Canada
Cash Award Value: 8,000 Canadian Dollar

Best BC Film
$10,000 development bursary + $15,000 post-production services credit
Sponsor:Harold Greenberg Fund + Deluxe
Cash Award Value: 10,000 Canadian Dollar
Value of Goods/Services: 15,000 Canadian Dollar

BC Emerging Filmmaker Award
$7,500 cash + $10,000 equipment credit
Sponsor:UBCP/ACTRA Fraternal + William F. White
Cash Award Value: 7,500 Canadian Dollar
Value of Goods/Services: 10,000 Canadian Dollar

Rogers People's Choice Award
Sponsor:ROGERS

VIFF Most Popular Canadian Film Award
Sponsor:VIFF

VIFF Most Popular Canadian Documentary Award
Sponsor:VIFF

Category Rules

Rules specific to this category not provided. Read the festival's General Rules.