At least one of the following roles in the production of the film MUST be filled by a person who self-identifies as Palestinian and may be living anywhere in Palestine or around the world in the diaspora:
• All foreign language entries MUST be subtitled in English
• Shorts must be 40 min. or less / Features must not exceed 120 min.
Online materials must be sent through Vimeo (preferred), YouTube or a streaming service that does not require a paid subscription. Entries should be password-protected and unavailable for public viewing. We request that links be active through August 4, 2017. DCPFAF, its directors and volunteer reviewers are not responsible for broken, expired or incorrectly submitted URLs or passwords.
NOTE: Physical screeners are accepted on a case-by-case basis and will not be returned.
Works-in-progress are accepted, but MUST be noted as such on the screener.
If not noted, we assume that we have received the final cut.
Upon submission, indicate what will change, i.e. sound design, color grade, etc.
Final cuts MUST be submitted by 11:59pm EST on September 22, 2017 or films risk disqualification
ENTRIES & KEY DATES
Submissions run from March 20, 2017 at 9am to July 7, 2017 at 11:59pm EST.
Early Deadline (May 5, 2017): $10 USD
Regular Deadline (June 16, 2017): $15 USD
Late Deadline (July 7, 2017): $20 USD
Student & Youth (18-): FREE (with valid student ID or enrollment verification)