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28-Mar-2015 5:19am PDT  

 

Vancouver International Film Festival

34 Annual: September 24, 2015 to October 09, 2015

  Canadian Features / Documentaries

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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 29, 2015
Earlybird Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00


June 26, 2015
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 45.00


July 3, 2015
WAB Extended Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 60.00 55.00



NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately 02-Sep-2015


RUNTIME
Features: minimum 20 minutes


COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after 01-Jun-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 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


PRESSKIT 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.