9th Annual

Chicago Comedy Film Festival

April 05, 2019 to April 07, 2019

 
Category

Comedy Shorts

 

Deadlines & Entry Fees

All fees will be charged in U.S. Dollar

Online Services Offered
Entry Form
Fee Payment
Press Kit
Submission Copy
Earlybird Deadline
October 31, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 40.00
Student Fee 40.00 35.00
Regular Deadline
December 15, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 55.00 50.00
Student Fee 50.00 45.00
Late Deadline
January 15, 2019
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 65.00 60.00
Student Fee 60.00 55.00
WAB Extended Deadline
February 15, 2019
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 85.00 80.00
Student Fee 80.00 75.00

Discounted fees apply to projects with pre-purchased Discount Packs, on entry fees greater than 30.00.


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately March 15, 2019

RUNTIME
Shorts: From 5 minutes to 29 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after January 1, 2018

PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects may originate from anywhere in the world

PREMIERE STATUS
No premiere requirement

DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Project must not have distribution


Submission & Exhibition Format Requirements

SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
Online
  Secure Online Screener

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DCP    
Media Files
  .MOV (Quicktime)

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


Press Kit Requirements

A press kit is required with the entry form, including:
> Production Still Photos - Color Print
> Production Still Photos - Digital
> Photo of the Director - Digital

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

1st Place

Category Rules

Films that are between 5 and 29 minutes. If your film is 4min 59 sec or under, please submit to the Short Shorts category. We are seeking diverse stories. We are seeking shorts that are funny and poignant films with a comedic touch. Entrants must be 18 and over.

Student projects accepted but must provide name, email, and phone number of academic adviser.

Press Kit required with submission. 72 dpi photos as well as at least one 300 dpi photo. Upon acceptance filmmakers will be required to provide a trailer for upload to the CCFF Youtube channel.

Blu Rays and DVDs will not be accepted for exhibition. Quicktime files only.