Chicago International Children's Film Festival

32 Annual October 23, 2015 to November 01, 2015

 
Category

Child-produced Films (directed by children aged 6 to 14)

 

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 31, 2015
Regular Discounted
No Entry Fee 0.00 *

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
Shorts: maximum 30 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)
  Other - Digital
  .MOV (QuickTime)

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English
OTHER

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

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.

Child-produced Award
Awarded in recognition and to encourage the achievements of a gifted young director. The Award will be given to a filmmaker between the ages of 6-14, whose work combines technical merit, a high degree of imagination, innovative story development and a contemplative theme.

Children's Jury Prizes
1st and 2nd. Awards and Prizes are given in the form of certificates.
Sponsor:Facets Multi-Media, Inc.
This prize is shared with other categories.

Category Rules

Films that have been produced by children aged 6 to 14 are considered to be child-produced. An adult supervisor is allowed; however, the entire film must be conceived and produced by children with minimal adult input. Child-produced films must match the Festival criteria outlined in Festival guidelines. There is no entry fee for child-produced films.