SUBMISSION

SUBMISSIONS ARE OPEN for the 21st UNAFF, which runs from October 18-28, 2018 in Palo Alto, East Palo Alto, San Francisco and Stanford University.

UNAFF celebrates the power of international documentary films dealing with human rights, the environment, refugees, famine, homelessness, racism, disease control, women's issues, children, universal education, war and peace.

This year’s theme TOMORROW continues our two decades long celebration of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, emphasizing the complexity of our current moment and exploring possible paths emanating from it into the future.

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES:
• Documentaries only
• No production year limit - but no films that are available online for free
• No runtime limit - UNAFF accepts both shorts and longs
• Rough-cuts or works-in-progress accepted, but please submit as close to the final cut as possible. UNAFF cannot accept updated versions of a film less than 10 days before the start of the festival.
• Preferred submission format: DVD (NTSC/PAL) or Blu-Ray region 0 or 1
• Alternate submission format: Download-enabled online link with a password having an expiration date extending through July 31, 2018. Please email online link with attached signed submission form to linksubmit@unaff.org

ENTRY FEES:
• $30 for films up to 30 min. (late deadline $40)
• $40 for films longer than 30 min. (late deadline is $50)
Please send a check or money order payable to UNAFF or use the PayPal link below (please enter info@unaff.org):

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You may also submit your entry form using withoutabox or FilmFreeway:

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SUBMISSION DEADLINES:
• Early Deadline – May 8, 2018*
• Regular Deadline – May 18, 2018*
• Late deadline – May 28, 2018*
(*Postmarked)

MAILING ADDRESS: Please submit screener and payment (if paying via check or money order) to:

CAW/UNAFF 2018
Stanford Arts/Sweet Hall 416A
590 Escondido Mall
Stanford, CA 94305-3023

AWARDS  include a CASH prize

• UNAFF Grand Jury Award for Best Documentary $2000
• UNAFF Grand Jury Award for Best Short Documentary $1000
• UNAFF/Stanford Video Award for Cinematography $500
• UNAFF/Stanford Video Award for Editing $500
• UNAFF Youth Vision Award $500

UNAFF provides filmmakers with pass credentials, guest festival passes and some assistance with lodging and airfare. In addition to screenings, UNAFF provides filmmakers the opportunity to present their work through panel discussions and Q&As and to meet distributors and leaders of community organizations.

Questions or comments:  Email  info@unaff.org  or call (650) 724-5544

 





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