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Chicago International Movies and Music Festival

International Film and Music Festival.

About

CIMMfest will consist of four days of movie screenings, panel discussions, and other programs bringing together professionals and devotees from across the globe to entertain and educate.

Premieres by new and established film and video directors, as well as retrospectives, classic films and videos will fill the days; genre-bending musical performances will rule the night at participating venues around the great music town that is Chicago.

Awards

  • Best Feature Fiction 
  • Best Feature Documentary
  • Best Short Fiction
  • Best Short Documentary
  • Best Short Animation
  • Best Music Video
  • Best Student Film
  • Student Film Audience Award

Rules

  • To be considered for competition, films must have been completed after January 1, 2015. Entries completed before that date and entries that do not meet our premiere requirements will be considered for our non-competitive section and should be submitted to the Out of Competition category.
  • Entries that have aired on US television or that have screened in Chicago, or are available on DVD or on the internet (except music videos) prior to the Festival will not be considered for the competition section of the festival.
  • Projects must be a premiere in Chicago 

Documents and Other Requisite Items

  • Fill out entry form,
  • Pay entry fees,
  • Send 2 DVDs with submitted film by mail or download file via Withoutabox or FilmFreeway system.

Selection Media Type: .MOV file on flash drive, Withoutabox Secure Online Screener, DVD PAL/NTSC

Audio language: original

Subtitles language: English

Premiere Requirements

City premiere required.

Jury and Organizers

  • Carmine Cervi (Program Director);
  • Ilko Davidov (Festival Co-Founder);
  • Josh Chicoine (Festival Co-Founder/Artistic Director);
  • Michael W. Phillips Jr. (Festival Curator).

Documents

Place

United States
Chicago

Official website

cimmfest.org

Contacts

Address:

1658 N. Milwaukee Ave.
#270
Chicago IL 60647
U S A

Phone: 773-234-2466
Email: entries@cimmfest.org

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Dates & Deadlines
  • Opening date
    July 18, 2016
  • Earlybird Deadline
    September 16, 2016
  • Regular Deadline
    November 18, 2016
  • Late Deadline
    August 04, 2017
  • Extended Deadline
    September 01, 2017
  • Notifications
    September 29, 2017
  • Event dates
    9 — 12 November 2017
Categories & Fees

Narrative Feature Films over 45 minutes in length.

  • Earlybird Deadline — $50
  • Regular Deadline — $60
  • Late Deadline — $70
  • Extended Deadline — $80

Short fiction films less than 45 minutes in length.

  • Earlybird Deadline — $40
  • Regular Deadline — $50
  • Late Deadline — $60
  • Extended Deadline — $70

Non-fiction feature films over 45 minutes in length.

  • Earlybird Deadline — $50
  • Regular Deadline — $60
  • Late Deadline — $70
  • Extended Deadline — $80

Short non-fiction films less than 45 minutes in length.

  • Earlybird Deadline — $40
  • Regular Deadline — $50
  • Late Deadline — $60
  • Extended Deadline — $70

Music video not more than 15 minutes in length.

  • Earlybird Deadline — $40
  • Regular Deadline — $50
  • Late Deadline — $70
  • Extended Deadline — $70

Short films and music videos of all genres.

  • Earlybird Deadline — $30
  • Regular Deadline — $30
  • Late Deadline — $30
  • Extended Deadline — $30

Animated films less than 45 minutes in length.

  • Earlybird Deadline — $15
  • Regular Deadline — $20
  • Late Deadline — $25
  • Extended Deadline — $30

A film of any genre with an outstanding soundtrack that strongly forwards the narrative.

  • Earlybird Deadline — $50
  • Regular Deadline — $60
  • Late Deadline — $70
  • Extended Deadline — $80
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