•Early Bird Deadline – February 28th
•Regular Deadline – March 28th
•Late Deadline – April 28th
•Film Freeway Extended Deadline – May 28th
Please be advised that each deadline has its own submission entry fee. We will not screen films that have previously screened in the Kansas City area. You may submit your film on DVD or online for review. If accepted into the festival, films must be available on DVD (Blu-Ray Preferred). By entering through this form, you will need to make your payment by (1) registering online or (2) by sending a check for the appropriate amount (from the deadlines above) to: Photoplay, Inc., 3859 West 95th Street / Overland Park, Kansas 66206.
Jury Awards: KIFF is proud to present Jury Awards for the best Social Justice Documentary ,Best Feature Narrative Film, Best Animation. The five award finalists in each category are listed in the festival program, and winners will be announced at the Filmmaker Recognition Brunch.
Cash Awards ($350.00) both Documentary and Narrative Jury Award Winners
Audience Awards: Audience participation at its best. Audience members vote for their favorite Narrative and Documentary Films.
Liability: In case of loss or damage to theatrical print, the Festival is limited to compensating the producer or distributor for the cost of replacing the lost or damaged footage.
Consent: Participation in the Kansas International Film Festival implies understanding and acceptance of festival regulations.
The festival accepts exhibition formats: Blu-Ray Preferred, DVD
1. The number, times, dates and locations of screenings of films are at the discretion of the Kansas International Film Festival. By entering the festival and if you film is selected, you are giving the Kansas International Film Festival permission to play your film. The film can not be withdrawn.
2. The print supplier will be responsible for the cost of shipment to the Festival. The Festival will return the print postage prepaid to the address provided by the supplier on the final acceptance contract. If you have a change of address, please contact us immediately to assure the safe return of your print.
3. The Kansas International Film Festival provides insurance for loss or damage up to a maximum value of $200 or the cost of replacement (whichever is less).
4. The Kansas International Film Festival is hereby granted the right to utilize a clip not to exceed 90 seconds in length 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 the requirements and regulations listed in General Festival Rules.
The undersigned shall indemnify and hold harmless, the Kansas International Film Festival and Photoplay, Inc. from and against any and all claims, liabilities, losses, damages, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney fee, and costs of the court) which may be incurred by reason of any claim involving copyright, trademark, credits, publicity, screening and loss of or damage to the screening videos entered.
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