9th Annual

Chagrin Documentary Film Festival

October 03, 2018 to October 07, 2018

 
Category

First Film

 

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
February 5, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 35.00 30.00
Student Fee 35.00 30.00
Regular Deadline
June 1, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00
Student Fee 35.00 30.00
Late Deadline
June 30, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 55.00 50.00
Student Fee 55.00 50.00
WAB Extended Deadline
July 10, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 65.00 60.00
Student Fee 65.00 60.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately August 8, 2018

RUNTIME
Features: minimum 40 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after January 1, 2016

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

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
Media Files
  Other - Digital
  .MOV (Quicktime)

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


Press Kit Requirements

A press kit is requested but not required, 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

Emerging Filmmaker Award

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
See Withoutabox Listing

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 we accept Online screeners.
Exhibition is in digital 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 6, 2018 in Chagrin Falls, Ohio, USA. CDFF reserves the right to schedule additional screenings of award winning films.

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. IMPORTANT: Digital files not received by CDFF prior to August 15, 2018 will be disqualified and removed from the Festival screening schedule. We DO NOT pay screening fees for films.

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.