1. A film project must have a complete screenplay but must not have commenced filming;
2. A technological project should not only display strong market potential, and must also show potential for a future release in Canada and China;
3. An arts and culture project must display commercial or artistic value and must meet predetermined moral standards.
Project Selection Process
1. Senior filmmakers, publishers, investors, artists and others will make up the jury committee;
2. The jury committee will select 20 projects after the first and second rounds. The selected projects will participate in the co-production pitch event from September 17th to 19th, and selected projects will be announced on our website;
3. The submitter will have to give permissions to the Canada China International Film Festival Committee allowing it to use photos and other project information in the Canada China International Film Festival booklet, website, and other promotion material;
4. When a selected project is completed, the project must visually credit the involvement of the Canada China International Film Festival;
5. The organization committee promises that: All the information that you provide will be used exclusively for selecting the Canada China Co-production pitch candidates. Provided information will not be announced publicly.
1. All entrants must submit completed entry forms in Chinese or English, and projects will not be accepted if entrants are found to have given false information;
2. Once selected, the Canada China International Film Festival Committee will contact shortlisted entrants using the contact information provided on the entry form. Entrants must, therefore, ensure that the contact information provided is correct. In the case that entrants fail to confirm their attendance within the designated period, their application may be deemed invalid and replaced by other projects on the waiting list;
3. A $100 submission fee is required for entry. If the fee is not payed, an entrant cannot advance into the next round;
4. All representatives from “Selected Projects” (two representatives per project) will receive a free Canada China International Film Festival pass, granting access to Project Pitches. For details of other events and activities taking place at the Canada China International Film Festival, please visit www.cciff.ca;
5. Arrangements for presentations of the shortlisted film projects will be made by the Canada China International Film Festival. Each film project will be allotted a 20 minute presentation slot (to include 10 minutes for introducing the project and a 10 minute Q&A session). Representatives from each project will provide an overview of their shortlisted film project. Presentation materials must be prepared by project representatives in PPT/KEYNOTE or video format and will be subject to screening by the Canada China International Film Festival Organizing Committee prior to use;
6. The Canada China International Film Festival Committee reserves the right to final interpretation for all events and activities related to the Project Pitch events.