Chautauqua International Film Festival CIFF (6)



Deadlines

21 Oct 2021
Call for entries

30 Mar 2021
Early deadline

30 Apr 2021
Standard deadline

30 May 2021
Late deadline

30 Jul 2021
Festival closed

30 Sep 2021
Notification date

28 Aug 2021
29 Aug 2021

Address

110 West 3rd St. #210,  14701, Jamestown, Chautauqua County New York, United States


Festival description
Short film festival >3' 59'<
Feature film festival >60'


Festival requirements
 Film festival
 Fiction
 Documentary
 Animation
 Fantastic
 Terror
 Experimental
 Music Video
 Other
 Genres
 Any Theme
 Has submission fees
 International Festival
 Physical Location
 January 2010
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films  >3' 59'<
 Feature Films  >60'
 Any language
 Subtitles 
English
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English


Festival start: 28 August 2021      Festival end: 29 August 2021

The NY CIFF CHAUTAUQUA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL is an IMDb CERTIFIED FESTIVAL! All current and past winners can now record their awards! AWARD WINNERS WILL RECEIVE DISTRIBUTION DEALS ON ALL MAJOR DIGITAL PLATFORMS AND DVD'S! The CIFF 2021 will be held Saturday, August 28 and Sunday August 29 in beautiful Western New York Chautauqua County.

The 6th Annual Chautauqua International Film Festival will be held Saturday, August 28 and Sunday, August 29 2021 at the Carriage House Cinema in Ellington, NY. Screenings will take place both days with a Red Carpet Award Ceremony held Sunday evening.

ALL RULES below must be followed for your submission to be accepted and potentially have your film screened and become an official selection.

Filmmakers that attend have the first priority in the schedule. We are a screening festival and a filmmakers supported festival. There are no free comps. Filmmakers attending will have a Q and A after their screening.

The CIFF is working with other industry Pro's to develop some new proto-type screening and distribution. Winning Filmmakers will have the chance to have their films screened with the opportunity for multiple showings with a unique new concept in film promoting and distribution.

Join us for a profitable and fun filled weekend. It is our goal to make the CIFF one of the most successful film festivals in New York and worldwide.

1st Place includes the CIFF Trophy in each genre to be awarded, potential screening of your film, the Red Carpet Award Ceremony and DISTRIBUTION DEAL! Digital certificate for filmmakers who cannot attend.

2nd Place includes a Silver Award Certificate in each genre to be awarded, potential film screening with presentation award ceremony on the final night and DISTRIBUTION DEAL!

Films of Merit will be chosen to be screened during the festival, listed in the program and included in the award ceremonies under , Films of Merit". a select group of merit awards will be offered a distribution deal.

NOT ALL OFFICIAL SELECTIONS WILL BE SCREENED, but are qualified for consideration of any awards including distribution.

We are a filmmakers supported event and filmmakers that attend the CIFF are given first priority in having their film screened. WE want filmmakers to support each others works.

1. Films may be submitted that were made between 2010 to the present. Only completed works may be submitted.

2. Filmmaker must own or have obtained all rights pertaining to their film and music used.

3. Films must be in English or with subtitles.

4. Films may be submitted from anywhere in the world.

5. All submissions will be online screeners through Festhome.com. An account may be set up for free by any filmmaker.

"AND"

WE NOW ACCEPT DIGITAL DOWNLOADS OF YOUR FILM OR SHORT! Posters may be sent to:

CIFF
P.O. Box 306
Ellington, NY 14732

6. Submission genre's as listed on the Chautauqua International Film Festival CIFF, Festhome Submission site.

THERE ARE NO REFUNDS OF THE SUBMISSION FEES SO PLEASE READ THE RULES CAREFULLY AND FOLLOW THEM.

  

 
  

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