Chautauqua International Film Festival

Chautauqua International Film Festival

Type: Regular shortfilm festival
Location: Jamestown, Virginia
Start Month: July


Description

The CIFF CHAUTAUQUA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL IS TWO FESTIVALS IN ONE! A summer fest that will be held the last weekend of July leading into the world famous Lucy Fest and the September Fall Fest. ALL, held in historic Jamestown, NY!
The CIFF 2016 Fall Fest is right around the corner! Submit your film now to be part of this powerful festival that has already hosted this July prominent Producers and Directors who have worked with top industry names and received the CIFF Trophy and Awards during the July 15 ceremony at the Crystal Ballroom in Jamestown.
The 2nd Annual Chautauqua International Film Festival will be held the weekend of July 28, 29, and 30, 2017 at the CRYSTAL BALLROOM in Jamestown, NY. For 3 days Friday, Saturday and Sunday the festival will show winning films from around the world, conduct a workshop and hold a red carpet award presentation ceremony on the OPENING NIGHT July 28, at the CRYSTAL BALLROOM of the Hotel Jamestown, NY.


Submission Requirements:

1. Films may be submitted that were made between 2010 to the present. It may be an uncompleted work when submitted but must be finished and submitted by June 15 of 2017 for final judging.
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 Filmfreeway.com. An account may be set up for free by any filmmaker.

Submission Deadline: October



Fees:

1st Place includes the CIFF Trophy in each genre to be awarded, a Gold Award Certificate, film screening with presentation award ceremony, and 2 tickets to festival.
2nd Place includes a Silver Award Certificate in each genre to be awarded, film screening with presentation award ceremony and 2 tickets to the festival.
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”.

Awards / Prizes:

1st Place includes the CIFF Trophy in each genre to be awarded, a Gold Award Certificate, film screening with presentation award ceremony, and 2 tickets to festival.
2nd Place includes a Silver Award Certificate in each genre to be awarded, film screening with presentation award ceremony and 2 tickets to the festival.
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”.

Contact: ciff2016@gmail.com

Website: http://www.ciff.us/

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