32nd Annual

Chicago International Children's Film Festival

October 23, 2015 to November 01, 2015

 
Category

Animated Feature Films

 

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
Regular Deadline
May 1, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 80.00 75.00
Late Deadline
May 31, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 100.00 95.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately August 31, 2015

RUNTIME
Features: minimum 60 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after January 1, 2013

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
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
Media Files
  .AVI (Audio-Video Interleaved)
  .MOV (QuickTime)

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DCP    
Film Gauge
  35mm

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


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

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

Best of Fest Award
This prize is shared with other categories.

Adult Jury Prizes
1st and 2nd. Awards and Prizes are given in the form of certificates.Jury is comprised of filmmakers, critics and educators.
Sponsor:Facets Mulit-Media, Inc.
This prize is shared with other categories.

Children's Jury Prize
1st and 2nd. Awards and Prizes are given in the form of certificates. The Festival's 70-member Children's Jury, led by a team of media educators, meets separately from the Adult Jury and awards its own prizes.

Youth Jury Prizes
First prize for best youth-produced (directed by youth Ages 15-18) and first prize for best feature film.

Emerging Director Award
This award is for the best film by an “emerging director” (a film professional who has completed fewer than three films). The age of the director is not important, but the film itself should be distinguished by special qualities of technical innovation, a high degree of imagination (in story, character, setting, etc.) and/or an inspired treatment of a theme to which children can easily relate.

Liv Ullmann Peace Prize
Determined by jury. Film that reflects and/or inspires the possibilities for peace.
Sponsor:Facets Multi-Media, Inc.
This prize is shared with other categories.

Best Film for Young Children (Ages 2-5)
Determined by jury. Film that reflects the sensibilities and outlook of the young child.

Science/Math Film Competition
Science/Math Film Competition FIlms or television productions which engage children in exploring science, scientific concepts or methodologies, math or engineering, and ways of thinking are simultaneously entered into the Chicago International Children's Film Festival Science/Math Competition with awards judged by a special, separate Festival jury. Submissions can be on topics of physical, life, earth and space sciences, engineering or technology; or applications of math or science.

Category Rules

FEATURES: Productions of 60 minutes or longer are considered features.

The festival accepts both live-action and animated submissions. In the event that a production includes both live-action cinematography and animation, please identify the category in which it should compete.