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CAFF Submission Form

The Deadline for our 2017 Film Festival is now closed. New submissions from here on will be pending review for our 2018 Film Festival official selection.

Thank you, and please do not hesitate to email if you have any questions!

Applicant Information

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  • (If not English, must have English subtitles)
    (Film Submission deadline is November 30th - submitting after the regular submission requires an extended deadline submission fee of $65.00)
  • (If you don't have a link, please indicate when you will be able to provide us with a USB, or other means of delivery)
  • Please provide us with the password necessary to access your film through your link.
  • Drop files here or
    (Posters, Movie Stills, Behind the Scenes, etc..)
  • Please provide a link to your films website, or a website to which there may be more information on your film.
  • Disclaimer
    The Central Alberta Film Festival (CAFF) is hereby granted the rightto utilize anyexcerpt from any film submitted and accepted for exhibition at the Festival for promotional purposes. The individual or corporation submitting the film hereby warrants that it is authorized to commit the film for screening, and understands and accepts these requirements and regulations. The undersigned shall indemnify and hold harmless CAFF and its members from and against any and all claims, liabilities, losses, damages, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney’s fees, and costs of the court) which may be incurred by reason of any claim involving copyright, trademark, credits, publicity, screening, and loss of ordamage to the screening videos entered

FAQ
What is Central Alberta Film Festival ?
Central Alberta Film Festival (CAFF) is a not-for-profit cultural organization with a mission to educate, support and promote cinematography and film making in Alberta & Canada. CAFF is a bridge between the audience, critics and the contemporary filmmakers who want to showcase and discuss their work. This festival is a platform to incubate Canadian, Albertan and international talent. In a rapidly evolving film industry, CAFF is a catalyst to enhance cinematic experience with excellence, and support Canadian artistic values.
What is the Submission Process?

Your submission should include the following:

  1. A completed application form.
  2. DVD, Blu-Ray, Hardcopy or Private Vimeo link of your film.
  3. A trailer of your film. This can be added to the DVD, Blu-ray, Hardcopy or Vimeo or emailed to info@cafilmfestival.ca as a .mov file. Trailers will be used to advertise the Film Festival.
  4. Submit the above materials to Central Alberta Film Festival office.
Central Alberta Film Festival
# 3 7476 49th Ave., Red Deer, AB T4P 1M2
403-347-2627
info@cafilmfestival.ca
What are the fees for the 2017 Central Alberta Film Festival?

OFFICIAL ENTRY DEADLINE: FEATURES  - Jan. 15, 2017 Midnight MST
Feature length fiction and documentary films – $35 entry fee

OFFICIAL ENTRY DEADLINE: SHORTS  - Jan. 15, 2017 Midnight MST
Short length fiction and documentary films – $25 entry fee
Music Videos/Videos integrating Song – $25 entry fee

When Are The SUBMISSION Deadlines ?

Deadline for submissions is January 15, 2017.
If you are sending your submission by mail, please allow enough time for it to arrive by midnight on January 15, 2017.
Deadline for late submissions is February 1, 2017.

Who Decides Which FILMS Will Be Screened?
The Central Alberta Film Festival selection committee will view the films and decide which ones are screened at the festival.
What KINDS of FILMS are you Looking For?

We accept any genre and style of film. Shorts & feature length films, documentaries, music videos/videos integrating song and experimental films are all welcome.
If our Selection Committee deems it necessary, they may re-classify submissions.

What’s in it for me?
You get to show your film or video to a live audience on the big screen.
When is the Film Festival?
The Central Alberta Film Festival will be held March 31 and April 1 of 2017.