Columbus International Film + Video Festival

63 Annual November 06, 2015 to November 16, 2015

 
Category

 

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
April 1, 2014
Regular Discounted
20 minutes or under 40.00 35.00
over 20 minutes 60.00 55.00
2nd Early Bird
May 1, 2014
Regular Discounted
20 minutes or under 45.00 40.00
over 20 minutes 65.00 60.00
Regular Deadline
July 1, 2014
Regular Discounted
20 minutes or under 50.00 45.00
over 20 minutes 70.00 65.00
Late Deadline
July 15, 2014
Regular Discounted
20 minutes or under 70.00 65.00
over 20 minutes 90.00 85.00
WAB Extended Deadline
July 31, 2014
Regular Discounted
20 minutes or under 100.00 85.00
over 20 minutes 120.00 105.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately September 30, 2014

RUNTIME
A runtime of any length is permitted

COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after January 1, 2011

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    

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
REGION 1    

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


Press Kit Requirements

Do not submit a press kit.

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

Cash Travel Awards
This year we have $1000 to bring filmmakers to our festival. We also have an honorarium from the Greater Columbus Arts Council to award a filmmaker to help adjudicate the 2014 GCAC Fellowships in Media.
Sponsor:Greater Columbus Arts Council
Cash Award Value: 1,000 U.S. Dollar
This prize is shared with other categories.

VideoBlocks Stock Footage Award
Over $1000 worth of stock footage from VideoBlocks will be awarded at the CIF+VF as well as a special one year download membership worth $500.
Sponsor:VideoBlocks
Value of Goods/Services: 1,500 U.S. Dollar
This prize is shared with other categories.

Jungle Software Award
$1200 worth of software from Jungle Software will be awarded as special Jungle Software Awards consisting of 3 copies of Gorilla 5. Gorilla 5 is designed for the professional filmmaker Everything is at your fingertips, including scheduling, budgeting, full contact management, a locations module, and storyboarding functions.
Sponsor:Jungle Software
This prize is shared with other categories.

Best of Fest Award
A special panel chooses the best of the Silver Chris winners for the Best of Festival Award.
Value of Goods/Services: 100 U.S. Dollar
This prize is shared with other categories.

Silver Chris Award
This special award is presented to the film or video that is selected best entry in its division.
Value of Goods/Services: 100 U.S. Dollar

Chris Award
The Chris, sculpted by Robert Rohm, is 6" high, hand cast and mounted on a 3 1/2" walnut wood base. Gold lettering is engraved on a black metallic inscription plate.
Value of Goods/Services: 100 U.S. Dollar

Bronze Plaque
The Bronze Plaque is engraved with an etching of the Christopher Columbus statue mentioned above.
Value of Goods/Services: 100 U.S. Dollar

Honorable Mention
Honorable Mention Certificate.
Value of Goods/Services: 75 U.S. Dollar

Category Rules

Works in this division address topics in the field of the arts. These documentaries explore the depth and diversity of the arts, whether as a documentary or as documentation of dance, music or theater. This division welcomes new approaches to bringing the arts to life and making their meaning and significance clear to the public.