63rd Annual

Columbus International Film + Video Festival

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
Standard Fee 20.00 15.00
2nd Earlybird deadline
May 1, 2014
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 20.00 15.00
Regular Deadline
July 1, 2014
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 25.00 20.00
Late Deadline
July 15, 2014
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 30.00 25.00
WAB Extended Deadline
July 31, 2014
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 30.00

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
Shorts: maximum 10 minutes

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 to filmmakers entering the CIF+VF as well as a special one year download membership to their sites worth almost $500.
Sponsor:VideoBlocks
Value of Goods/Services: 13,000 U.S. Dollar
This prize is shared with other categories.

1st Place
Sponsor:No Sponsor

2nd Place
Sponsor:No Sponsor

3rd Place
Sponsor:No Sponsor

Category Rules

The Experimental Division seeks videos made inexpensively by people interested in the unorthodox, the unusual or the noncommercial. These works can be of any topic, no matter how local or modest. Works must be under 10 minutes.