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21-Apr-2014 12:06am PDT  

 

Kansas International Film Festival

14 Annual October 10, 2014 to October 16, 2014

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c/o Leawood Theatare
3859 W. 95th St
Overland Park KS 66206
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Phone: 913-642-4404
Fax: 913-642-1133
info@kansasfilm.com
http://www.kansasfilm.com

OPEN CALL FOR ENTRIES • Select a Category of Entry to continue.

Feature-length Narrative
KIFF seeks feature-length narrative films of all genres that do not have distribution deals. We are especially interested in international films.
Feature-length Documentary
KIFF seeks feature-length socially conscious documentary films that do not have distribution deals.for its THINK! series. We encourage international submissions.
Animated Short
Short animated films (no more than 15 minutes in length) in any genre.

MISSION & OBJECTIVE
KIFF seeks to showcase a variety of films from documentaries and independent features to animated shorts for a sophisticated audience seeking non-Hollywood fare. Especially valued are socially conscious feature-length documentaries for our THINK! competition, independent feature-length narrative films seeking exposure and distribution, and international films - both documentary, narrative, and animation

ABOUT THE FESTIVAL
Kansas International Film Festival is a celebration of independently produced feature length films accepting competition entries in documentary and narrative. We award a one week theatrical run to audience choice winners in each category, as well as a jury award in each category. In its twelfth year, KIFF has attracted bigger audiences each year. Past festival guests include horror filmmaker George Romero, special effects wizard Tom Savini, experimental filmmakers Guy Maddin, Barbara Hammer and Stan Brakhage, executive director of Women Make Movies Debra Zimmerman, actors Scott Biao, Tony Todd, and Daveigh Chase, Sci Fi director Ray Harryhausen, and Forest Akerman.
ORGANIZERS
Ben Mossman (Treasurer) ; Ben Mossman (Treasurer) ; Brian Mossman (VP Operations) ; Dotty Hamilton (VP Programming )

GENERAL RULES
Awards: The Kansas International Film Festival awards audience favorite honors to Best Feature and Best Documentary.

Liability: In case of loss or damage to theatrical print, the Festival is limited to compensating the producer or distributor for the cost of replacing the lost or damaged footage.

Consent: Participation in the Kansas International Film Festival implies understanding and acceptance of festival regulations.


The festival accepts exhibition formats: Blu-Ray Preferred, DVD

1. The number, times, dates and locations of screenings of films are at the discretion of the Kansas International Film Festival. By entering the festival and if you film is selected, you are giving the Kansas International Film Festival permission to play your film. The film can not be withdrawn.

2. The print supplier will be responsible for the cost of shipment to the Festival. The Festival will return the print postage prepaid to the address provided by the supplier on the final acceptance contract. If you have a change of address, please contact us immediately to assure the safe return of your print.

3. The Kansas International Film Festival provides insurance for loss or damage up to a maximum value of $200 or the cost of replacement (whichever is less).

4. The Kansas International Film Festival is hereby granted the right to utilize a clip not to exceed 90 seconds in length from any film submitted and accepted for exhibition at the Festival for promotional purposes.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

The individual or corporation submitting the film hereby warrants that it is authorized to commit the film for screening and understands, and accepts the requirements and regulations listed in General Festival Rules. The undersigned shall indemnify and hold harmless, the Kansas International Film Festival and Photoplay, Inc. from and against any and all claims, liabilities, losses, damages, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney fee, and costs of the court) which may be incurred by reason of any claim involving copyright, trademark, credits, publicity, screening and loss of or damage to the screening videos entered.