Student submissions may be of any length or genre. Films must be student work. Along with your submission, INCLUDE PROOF OF STUDENT STATUS. An unofficial transcript proving enrollment in at least one semester since January 2013, meaning that you've been in school no longer ago than spring semester 2013, is REQUIRED.
DO NOT submit your film in this category unless it is a student production.
MISSION & OBJECTIVE
The Capital City Film Festival celebrates independent artists from around the world by curating outstanding multimedia experiences for our community.
ABOUT THE FESTIVAL
The Capital City Film Festival (CCFF) is a multimedia showcase of independent films, live touring bands and multimedia experiences that engage audiences in Michigan’s capital city. We celebrate artists from around the world who share their craft while promoting and building on the cultural assets of our diverse locale.
Please DO NOT submit your film in the Narrative Feature, Documentary Feature or Non-student Short categories if it is a student-produced work. Please see the Student submission category for full guidelines.
How to Enter:
-Submit 2 DVDs with appropriate documentation, completed Withoutabox information and entry fee.
-Digital submissions also accepted
-Entry fee checks must be made out to Capital City Film Festival. **Please include your submission's Withoutabox (WAB) tracking number on the check.**
-Submissions will not be accepted if postmarked after January 2, 2015, the final submission deadline.
-Works in progress are not accepted.
-Submissions must have been produced since January 2013.
-Submissions received without the proper entry fee will not be considered.
-Entries must be in English or subtitled in English.
-See submission category guidelines for details on genre and length requirements for submission.
-Festival entrants are responsible for all shipping charges for their films. Submissions sent COD won't be accepted. International submitters are responsible for any customs paperwork, duty charges or taxes incurred during the international submission process.
Return of Entries:
-Festival submission DVDs will not be returned.
-CCFF will incur the cost of shipping back film prints screened at the festival. Every reasonable effort will be made to protect films and tapes from damage or loss, but CCFF and its affiliated parties do not assume liability for damage or loss during shipment.
-Screening copies of selected films (DVDs, Blu-Ray, or digital files) need to be received at least 4 weeks prior to the festival, which begins April 9, 2015.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
I have read all of the Capital City Film Festival (CCFF) rules. I understand and have complied with these rules.
I warrant the submission of my original work and there are no disputes regarding the ownership of the submission. I also warrant the submitted material does not defame or invade the rights of any person living or dead and I fully indemnify CCFF against any claim made for such violations of law.
To the best of my knowledge, all of the statements herein are true and correct.
I understand that failure to adhere to CCFF's rules will result in disqualification and no refunds of any kind will be made.
I agree to hold CCFF harmless from and defend them against all claims, demands, losses, damages, judgments, liabilities, and expenses (including attorney’s fees) arising out of or in connection with any and all claims of third parties, whether or not groundless, based on any film submitted to CCFF. I understand that a high quality festival screening copy of my film must be provided no later than 4 weeks prior to April 9, 2014.