Davis International Film Festival Red Carpet and Award Ceremony 2017
Date: 10/22
Time: 1:30-4:30
Location: Mondavi Center, University of California, Davis
Red Carpet , Award Ceremony With Keynote Speakers David C. Traub, Exective Director of “Jobs” 2013 , Famous Chinese Actor, You Yong, Famous Actor, Ding Zhicheng etc.

For more information on the Davis International Film Festival, visit davisiff.org or email davisiff.org@gmail.com.

Awards & Prizes

Award will be recognized in these category
1. Animation - any length
2. Mini Movies - up to 10 minutes
3. Short Documentary, Chinese 11 to 30 minutes
4. Short Documentary, English - 11 to 30 minutes
5. Short Documentary, Other Language - 11 to 30 minutes
6. Feature Documentary, Chinese - 31 to 60 minutes
7. Feature Documentary, English - 31 to 60 minutes
8. Feature Documentary, Other Language - 31 to 60 minutes
9. Short Fiction, Chinese - 11 to 60 minutes
10. Short Fiction, English - 11 to 60 minutes
11. Short Fiction, Other Language - 11 to 60 minutes
12. Feature Fiction, Chinese - 61 to 135 minutes
13. Feature Fiction, English - 61 to 135 minutes
14. Feature Fiction, Other Language - 61 to 135 minutes

Rules & Terms

FILM COMPETITION GENERAL RULES & GUIDELINES:
- All non-English films submitted MUST have subtitles in English.
- Each film may be submitted to only ONE category. Any film submitted to an inappropriate category will be disqualified.
- Films must be available as a high quality digital file or DVD for screening during the Davis International Film Festival, in October 2016. If you are unwilling or unable to give us permission to screen your film at the film festival, DO NOT SUBMIT your film.
- You MUST include your physical address in your entry. Please do not submit a film without giving us your address, which we need for our records.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
ANIMATION Category Requirements:
- Animated films of any length may be submitted to this category.
MINI MOVIE Category Requirements:
- Any fiction or documentary film shorter than 10 minutes may be submitted to this category, except animated films. Animated films of any length should be submitted in the ANIMATION category.
- All films accepted to the MINI MOVIE category will be entered into the DIFF PEOPLE’S CHOICE competition and posted on a website for public voting. If you do not give permission for your film to be entered in the PEOPLE’S CHOICE competition and posted on a public website, DO NOT SUBMIT your film.
SHORT DOCUMENTARY, CHINESE Category Requirements:
- Documentary films in Chinese may be submitted to this category.
- Films must be 10 to 30 minutes long.
SHORT DOCUMENTARY, ENGLISH Category Requirements:
- Documentary films in English may be submitted to this category.
- Films must be 10 to 30 minutes long.
SHORT DOCUMENTARY, OTHER LANGUAGE Category Requirements:
- Documentary films in languages other than Chinese or English may be submitted to this category.
- Films must be 10 to 30 minutes long.
FEATURE DOCUMENTARY, CHINESE Category Requirements:
- Documentary films in Chinese may be submitted to this category.
- Films must be 31 to 60 minutes long.
FEATURE DOCUMENTARY, ENGLISH Category Requirements:
- Documentary films in English may be submitted to this category.
- Films must be 31 to 60 minutes long.
FEATURE DOCUMENTARY, OTHER LANGUAGE Category Requirements:
- Documentary films in languages other than Chinese or English may be submitted to this category.
- Films must be 31 to 60 minutes long.
SHORT FICTION, CHINESE Category Requirements:
- Fiction films in Chinese may be submitted to this category.
- Films must be 11 to 60 minutes long.
SHORT FICTION, ENGLISH Category Requirements:
- Fiction films in English may be submitted to this category.
- Films must be 11 to 60 minutes long.
SHORT FICTION, OTHER LANGUAGE Category Requirements:
- Fiction films in languages other than Chinese or English may be submitted to this category.
- Films must be 11 to 60 minutes long.
FEATURE FICTION, CHINESE Category Requirements:
- Fiction films in Chinese may be submitted to this category.
- Films must be 61 to 135 minutes long.
FEATURE FICTION, ENGLISH Category Requirements:
- Fiction films in English may be submitted to this category.
- Films must be 61 to 135 minutes long.
FEATURE FICTION, OTHER LANGUAGE Category Requirements:
- Fiction films in languages other than Chinese or English may be submitted to this category.
- Films must be 61 to 135 minutes long.

征稿题材要求:参赛作品要求立意健康、构思精妙、叙述完整,鼓励艺术特性的探索,也鼓励满足大众化、类型化、多样化的市场需要
征稿对象:全国范围内的青年影片、记录片、微电影制作人、导演,

展映作品要求原创。组委会对因著作权、作品中音乐、影像等元素使用权、受访人肖像、隐私权等问题所产生的纠纷,概不负责,由此产生的一切法律后果均由参加者自行承担。
组委会与合作组织有权无偿在公共媒体上作非盈利性展示、展播、结集出版,或用于公益性宣传与艺术教育等非商业性活动,参赛者特别申明不得使用除外;

We are accepting VR films with Free submission.
我们免费徵 VR电影。

The Davis International Film Festival is organized and sponsored by the Davis Cross-Cultural Foundation, a nonprofit organization, to promote cultural and artistic exchange. For more information, please visit our website at www.davisiff.org. We are accepting films for 2016 festival now.

The DIFF is a competitive showcase for domestic and international feature films, documentaries and shorts. The DavisIFF reserves the right to determine the eligibility of any project submitted. There is no limit to the number of entries.
Unless notified otherwise, all films officially selected are eligible for competition. All films are nominated and voted upon by an impartial jury of filmmakers, industry professionals, festival programmers and film aficionados.

Submission of an entry gives the DIFF permission to have excerpts of accepted work, including film trailers, shown in all promotional activities related to the festival.

For more information on the Davis International Film Festival, visit davisiff.org or email davisiff.org@gmail.com.

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    Santosh Lamichhane

    We submitted our film and paid the submission fee. We never received any communication at all until after the festival was over. Please do not waste your time and money submitting at this festival.

    November 2017
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    Alexis Chaviaras

    The results of the festival can be found here: http://www.kankanews.com/a/2016-10-18/0037729311.shtml
    Even though I could not attend the festival, I’m glad to learn that the events were well organised.

    January 2017
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    Ali Ghiasvand

    Never receive a single email to confirm the acceptance, to know what screening format they need, to have the program and the screening date, etc.

    November 2016
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    Ed Moy

    We were finalist in the animation category. Small but nice festival held at the university in Davis, California.

    November 2016
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    zainab entezar

    Invite any one her film selected

    October 2016