Submission

2020 call for entries
Submission Rules and Terms
  • Films completed between 1st January 2019 and 30th June 2020
  • Feature-length films (narrative or documentary) that are available for public online viewing in their entirety are NOT eligible.
    Short films (under 30 min) may be available online. Films shown at private screenings not open to the public (for crew, investors, etc.) are eligible.
    All entries must be subtitled in English or French.
  • Entrant confirms and warrants required legal authority to submit the entry into the Festival and to use all music, images, and content in the entry.
  • Films are selected for Festival presentation by the Canada China International Film Festival judiciary committee by 31st July 2020. If a film is selected, the Festival office will contact the entrant by phone or email.
  • Films selected for the International Feature, documentary, short film competitions. Competitions are judged during the Festival.

Requirements
  • 1st Audition
  • Please provide an online source to watch your film with the password.
  • Screening Section
  • Films are selected for Festival presentation by the Canada China International Film Festival judiciary committee by 31st July 2020. If a film is selected, the Festival office will contact the entrant by phone or email. At the meantime, we will ask you to provide DCP/ProRes/35mm and Blu-ray copy your film for screening.
  • Competition Section
  • 15 out of 30 films will be selected for our 15 awards finally by the Canada China International Film Festival judiciary committee. All the nominations and award -winning films will be published on our closing ceremony.
  • All entrants will be notified on or before August 15, 2020.
  • ONLY complete entries (including fee payment and screener) will be considered.

Submission Platforms
Payment Info
1st Call Deadline
Feb 28,2020
2nd Call Deadline
May 30,2020
3rd Call Deadline
June 20,2020
Short Film
(under 30min)
USD 35 USD 45 USD 65
Short Film
(30min - 45min)
USD 45 USD 75 USD 95
Feature Film
(over 45min)
USD 80 USD 100 USD 115
TV Series USD 80 USD 100 USD 115
Student Film
(under 45min)
USD 35 USD 45 USD 65