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CAFF Submission Form

Submissions for the 2019 CAFF Film Festival are officially open. Please fill in the form below to submit your film.

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

Applicant Information

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    Film Submission deadline is November 30, 2018 Early bird submission Price for Feature length Films and Documentaries as well as short films and short documentaries is $15 until May 31,2018 Music Video submissions are $25*MUSIC VIDEO SUBMISSIONS MUST TELL A STORY AND ALL SWEARING MUST BE CENSORED*
  • (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 right to utilize any excerpt 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

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 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
What are the fees for the 2019 Central Alberta Film Festival?


– Nov. 30, 2018 Midnight MST

Feature length fiction and documentary films 

Earlybird Fee (until May, 31,2018) – $15

Regular Fee  (until Oct, 31,2018) – $35

Late Fee (Nov 1-30 2018) – $65

Short Films and Short Documentaries

Earlybird Fee (until May,31,2018) – $15

Regular Fee  (until Oct, 31,2018) – $25

Late Fee (Nov 1-30 2018) – $55

Music Videos

*No Swearing*

$25 entry Fee

When Are The SUBMISSION Deadlines ?

Deadline for submissions is November 30, 2018.

If you are sending your submission by mail, please allow enough time for it to arrive by midnight on November 30, 2018.


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?

CAFF accepts shorts and feature length films; documentaries, experimental films and music videos are all welcome.

*No Swearing in music videos please*

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 February 19-23 2019.
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