8th Annual

Montana International Children's Film Festival

March 23, 2018 to March 24, 2018

 
Category

Children's 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
November 1, 2017
Regular Discounted
No Entry Fee 0.00 *
Regular Deadline
December 1, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 25.00 *
Late Deadline
January 1, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 45.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately March 1, 2018

RUNTIME
Shorts: From 1 minutes to 15 minutes
Features: From 60 minutes to 75 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
No requirement for completed by date

PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects may originate from anywhere in the world

PREMIERE STATUS
No premiere requirement

DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Projects may have distribution


Submission & Exhibition Format Requirements

SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
Online
  Secure Online Screener
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
REGION 1    

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
REGION 1    

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


Press Kit Requirements

A press kit is requested but not required, including:


Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

Audience Choice Award
Prize to be announced. Examples of past prizes include B&H Photo, Video & Pro Audio Gift Certificate and VISA Gift Cards
Sponsor:No Sponsor
This prize is shared with other categories.

Category Rules

Montana International Children's Film Festival is Montana's festival of film for children and teens

What we are looking for:
We are looking for short and feature films that support our mission to create cultural literacy for children and teens.

MONTANA INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN'S FILM FESTIVAL 2018 WILL TAKE PLACE MARCH 2018, exact dates to be announced.

Foreign language dialogue or narration must be subtitled or dubbed in English. Entries may be submitted on a playable DVD (NO Data DVDs) or online screening link, accompanied by a completed Entry Form and Entry Fee. If submitting a link to an online screener, ensure that it does not expire and provide any necessary passwords. Please include available promotional materials such as: high-resolution stills, production credits, director's biography, and press reviews.

Submissions will be accepted starting October 1, 2017.

Entry and Entry materials will not be returned. You will be contacted by MICFF only if Entry is selected for participation. The 2018 Festival lineup will be posted at MICFF.com in March of 2018.

Once submitted, Entries may not be withdrawn from participation. In the event of selection, Entrant agrees to arrange and pay costs to deliver an HD digital video file of the Entry by electronic file transfer or on a physical digital storage device.Acceptable format for exhibition is HD ProRes QuickTime File (Preferred) or HD H.264 QuickTime File.

By submitting a film, Entrant irrevocably grants MICFF the following rights with respect to the Entry on a "free-use" no-fee basis: the exclusive right within the greater Montana area to exhibit the Entry publicly one or multiple times during the MICFF 2018 annual event and for a period of six weeks thereafter; the right to present or allow others to present excerpts of the Entry up to a total of three minutes in length in any medium for promotional purposes; to incorporate and use stills, art, biographical material, names and likenesses from the Entry for promotional purposes; to provide DVD screeners of the Entry to journalists for review; to exhibit the Entry at press and promotional screenings; to loan copies of the Entry to US schools for educational in-class use or promotional purposes; to electronically duplicate the Entry for the purpose of compiling a screening master for projection; to make the Entry available for public exhibition at US theaters nationally for a period of twelve months following the festival as part of the touring festival; to exhibit in online Festival; to use in limited run DVD compilation to be ; to retain any and all revenues from ticket sales, merchandise, rental fees, and sponsorship associated with Entry's participation in MICFF or these associated events.

MICFF shall use best efforts to ensure correct title and credits are listed on festival materials but shall not be held liable for inadvertent errors and omissions. MICFF reserves the right to adjust dates and times of film screenings and shall not be responsible for delays or cancellations due to equipment failure, shipping delays, inclement weather, or for any reason outside the control of MICFF, MICFF reserves the right to decide all questions not specifically provided for herein.