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04-Mar-2015 10:34pm PDT  

 

Chagrin Documentary Film Festival

6 Annual: October 07, 2015 to October 11, 2015

  Short Documentary

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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
 
February 7, 2015
Earlybird Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 25.00 20.00


June 15, 2015
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 30.00 25.00


July 1, 2015
Late Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 40.00


July 7, 2015
WAB Extended Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 55.00 50.00



NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately 15-Aug-2015


RUNTIME
Shorts: From 2 minutes to 40 minutes


COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after 01-Jul-2013


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 COPY FORMATS
Online
  Secure Online Screener
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

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

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


PRESSKIT 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 Short Documentary


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 7 and October 11, 2015.

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 ONLY DVD, NTSC R1 format. Online screeners are allowed for films less than 40 minutes in length.
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 10, 2015 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. IMPORTANT: Digital files not received by CDFF prior to September 1, 2015 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.