Veterans Cinema Film Festival

The Veterans Suicide Prevention Channel is proud to present the
Veterans Cinema Film Festival (VCFF)

 

The VSPChannel Veterans Cinema Film Festival is an online Film Festival which happens 3 times a year. We accept submissions that are judged buy our own handpicked jury and through audience participation from the categories listed below. We then determine which films will be a part of our online film Festival. The Festival is broken up into 4 categories. Spring Film Festival, Summer Film Festival, Fall Film Festival and Winter Film Festival. To submit your film to the VSPChannel Veterans Cinema Film Festival, you must first upload your film or trailer to either Vimeo.com or YouTube.com. Then supply us with an embeddable link to your project. You warrant by submitting your filmed project that you are the copyright owner and have authority to submit your filmed project to the festival for public screening.

Donation To Screen Your Film:

Thank you for your Support$30.00 Donation for submission of all short films
$45.00 Donation for submission of all Feature Films
$25.00 Donation for submission of Music Videos and Public Service Announcements

The Veterans Suicide Prevention Channel VSPChannel) is a 501 c 3 designated nonprofit organization as such all donations are tax deductible. Your donation is non-refundable whether your project is or is not selected as part of the film festival.

 

Rules & Terms

 

  1. All films must either be about veterans lives, issues or causes or have a minimum of 2 veterans who worked as key personnel on the productions i.e.: Director, Producer, Writer, Cinematographer, ect. Pornographic material is prohibited and will not be accepted for the film festival. The definition of what is pornographic material is left solely to the discretion of the VSPChannel Cinema Film Festival staff and jury.
  2. By submitting to the Festival you confirm that you own the rights of the film and you agree to allow your project to be shown by the VSPChannel on our VSPChannel Veterans Cinema Online Film Festival. Also by submitting you agree that your name, likeness and other information about your project may be used for promotion of this event and your project.
  3. All submitted films accepted for the online film festival will remain on our website at http://www.veteranssuicidepreventionchannel.vet/ for as long as the festival is in existence and become a part of our archival information at the end of the online film festival. Please note that you can request to delete or update your link should you so desire by contacting the VSPChannel Veterans Cinema Online Film Festival and allowing 30 days for all changes.
  4. Submissions in languages other than English must be subtitled in English.
  5. Multiple entries are allowed. You can submit more than one film to the same category for a the donation amount for each category and each separate project.
  6. We reserve the right to accept and or decline to include films into our online film festival.
  7. The Festival is open to any person over 18 years old. If you are under 18 years of age, you will need to include a parent’s name and contact info, so we can be certain you have their permission to participate.

 

Awards & Prizes

 

All entries that are accepted into the VSPChannel Veterans Cinema Film Festival will receive Official Selection Laurels and Certificates of Participation denoting their acceptance and if they win a category the name of that category that they won will be written in a laurel and certificate of winning from the VSPChannel Veterans Cinema Film Festival.

Films Voted Best by Jury

Jury Award – Best Director Feature Film (45 minutes or more)
Jury Award – Best Cinematography Feature Film
Jury Award – Best Soundtrack Feature Film
Jury Award – Best Feature Documentary
Jury Film – Best Short Documentary (1 – 44 Minutes)
Jury Award – Honorable Mention Feature Film
Jury Award – Best Short Film
Jury Award – Best Director Short Film
Jury Award – Best Cinematography Short Film

Films Voted Best by the Audience

Audience Award – Best Feature Film
Audience Award – Best Feature Film
Audience Award – Best Short Film
Audience Award – Best Director Feature Film
Audience Award – Best Director Short Film
Audience Award – Best Cinematography Short Film
Audience Award – Best Feature Film
Audience Award – Best One to three minute film or PSA
Audience Award – Best Music Video
Audience Award – Honorable Mention

Other categories that may receive awards from both audience and or jury:

Audience / Jury Award – Best Actor
Audience / Jury Award – Best Actress
Audience / Jury Award – Best Costume Design
Audience / Jury Award – Best Editing
Audience / Jury Award – Best Animated Feature Film
Audience / Jury Award – Best Animated Short Film
Audience / Jury Award – Best Comedy
Audience / Jury Award – Best Drama
Audience / Jury Award – Best Fiction Film
Audience / Jury Award – Best Documentary
Audience / Jury Award – Best Horror / Thriller
Audience / Jury Award – Best Black Comedy
Audience / Jury Award – Best Music Video
Audience / Jury Award – Best Rockumentary
Audience / Jury Award – Best Mystery
Audience / Jury Award – Best Experimental

For more information please contact us.