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20-Apr-2014 11:35am PDT  

 

Chicago International Children's Film Festival

31 Annual: October 24, 2014 to November 02, 2014

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

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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 U.S. Dollar
...but you can display them in these other currencies:

Online Services Offered
Entry Form
Fee Payment
Press Kit
Submission Copy
 
May 31, 2014
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
No Entry Fee 0.00 *



NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately 31-Aug-2014


RUNTIME
Shorts: maximum 30 minutes


COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after 01-Jan-2012


PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects may originate from anywhere in the world


PREMIERE STATUS
No premiere requirement


DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Projects may have distribution


SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0  
REGION 1  
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
Media Files
  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


PRESSKIT 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.