Chagrin Documentary Film Festival

6 Annual October 07, 2015 to October 11, 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
February 1, 2013
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 30.00 25.00
Student Fee 25.00 20.00
Regular Deadline
June 21, 2013
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 35.00 30.00
Student Fee 30.00 25.00
Late Deadline
July 7, 2013
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00
Student Fee 35.00 30.00
WAB Extended Deadline
July 15, 2013
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 60.00 45.00
Student Fee 55.00 40.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately August 15, 2013

RUNTIME
Features: From 20 minutes to 90 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after June 1, 2011

PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects may originate from anywhere in the world

PREMIERE STATUS
No premiere requirement

DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Projects may have distribution

2 SUBMISSION COPIES REQUIRED

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    

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
> One-Sheet Art - Postcards
> One-Sheet Art - Fliers
> One-Sheet Art - Posters
> Statement by the Director

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

Best of Fest Award
Award to be announced
Sponsor:To be announced
Cash Award Value: 1,000 U.S. Dollar
This prize is shared with other categories.

Cinematography Award
Sponsor:John Hellman

Honorable Mention

Category Rules

The Chagrin Documentary Film Festival (CDFF) is a celebration for filmmakers, video artists and those working with the moving image from around the world and around the corner.

GENERAL RULES
1. Dates and Venue
(CDFF) will take place in Chagrin Falls, Ohio, USA between October 2 and October 6, 2013

2. Competition
The Festival reserves the right to place entries into alternative categories if they feel it is to the benefit of the title. Each submission must be entered separately. Entries will be assessed and successful submissions will be programmed for screening and enter the Festival competition.

3. Formats
For the selection process and screening we accept ONLY DVD, NTSC R1 format.

Please address your entry to:

Chagrin Documentary Film Festival
PO Box 239
Chagrin Falls, Ohio 44022

4. The Festival directors reserve the right to invite films for the competition and program. The final award winning entries will be selected by a Festival Jury. The winners in each category to be announced on Oct 5, 2013 in Chagrin Falls, Ohio, USA.

5. Entry Returns
The Festival does not return submitted DVD's, However, if you would like submission copies to be returned, please include a postage paid envelope.

6. Screenings
It is the responsibility of the entrant to ensure that films for screening are deposited with the Festival organizers at least 30 days before any scheduled screening. Films which are not received by CDFF prior to September 1, 2013 will be disqualified and removed from the Festival screening schedule.

7. We reserve the right to use submissions for festival publicity and marketing purposes.

8. Categories - see Withoutabox listing.

9. The administrator's decision is final.

10. Deadlines and Fees - see Withoutabox listing.