4th Annual

American International Film Festival

August 24, 2012 to August 24, 2013

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9007 La Crosse Ave
Suite 1 N
Skokie IL 60077
Phone: 847-274-3227

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Narrative Feature
Any movie over 30 minutes, including titles, will be considered Narrative Feature.
Narrative Short
Any film under 30 minutes including credits will be considered Narrative Feature Short.
Documentary Feature
Any documentary over 15 minutes will be considered Documentary Feature.
Documentary Short
Any Documentary less than 15 minutes will be considered Documentary Short.
Music Video
must be under 5 minutes.
Internet Video
Internet Videos must be under 15 minutes.
Movie Script Feature
Script Features must be over 30 Pages.
Movie Script Short
Short Scripts must be under 30 pages.
Movie Trailer
Movie Trailers must be under 5 minutes.
TV Commercial
TV commercials of any category, from any country, of any length (up to 15 minutes), in any language.
Animation of any length are accepted.
Dance Video
Dances of any category, from any country will be accepted. Classical, Folk and Modern dances may be submitted.
Home Video
Home Videos of any category, length (upto 15 minutes), in any languages are accepted.
Still Photography
Still photographs of any category are accepted. You may submit up to 10 photographs at a time under one submission.


Recognize and Celebrate Independent Films, Movie scripts, Documentaries, Movie Trailers, TV commercials, Music Videos, Dance Videos, Internet Videos, Home Videos and Still Photography. Honor new and emerging talents. Possibility of Distribution assistance, Production Assistance, and Cash Prizes (Subject to availability of Funds and other factors.)


This is an year round film festival. Entries submitted until 20-th of the month will be included in that month's competition. All entries received during the year will be entered into the year end competition. All entries will be carefully evaluated and Monthly winners will be announced before 28th of the month.
Yearly winners will be announced before Dec 28th.

At the sole discretion of the Director of the Festival, depending on the number of submissions received, funding level and other factors, Cash Prizes may be announced along with awards.


We will not return the submission material or the entry fee. Please do not send originals.
Send a copy of your work through WAB or on DVD (Region 0, NTSC).
Write clearly, name of entry, running time & contact information on DVD.
Include a WAB number or submission fee and paper submission form.
We will not be responsible for lost or damaged submission material.
Make sure you have all rights to the material you are submitting.
All rules and awards and cash prizes may change without notice.
All decisions by director of the Festival are final.
Submissions for 2 or more months may be combined.


The submission fee and submission materials are non-returnable.
Do not send originals.
Once submitted, the entry may not be withdrawn.
All entrants certify that they have been given full rights to use any and all music in their films.
Festival accepts no responsibility for loss or damage to submissions.
We accept only DVD Region 0 for review and for exhibition.
DVDs must be clarly marked with Name of Entry, Length and contact Information.
Please contact us for paper entry form.
A signed entry form must accompany every DVD.
Winners agree to participate in the publicity for the Festival as well as other promotional events, including the website. The determination of winners is final.
Film makers who are accepted and are attending the Festival are responsible for travel, lodging and all other expenses.
All stated information, eligibility and submission guidelines, terms and conditions of entry, and cash award decisions and other terms are subject to change by the Festival without notice.