2024 DCISFF Trailer Contest

We want you to produce a short film to be used as the trailer promoting the Film Festival.

• It can encompass any genre (i.e. drama, comedy, documentary, animation, experimental, etc.
• The duration must be 30 seconds. (No exceptions)
• The winning production is awarded $200

• Other entries may be chosen to be shown as signal films at the 2024 Dawson City International Short Film Festival and be uploaded to our vimeo site.
• You can enter as many trailers as you want.
• There is no age limit for contestants
• The trailer must be submitted in .mov or .mp4 format.
• This basic information must be included:
• 25th Dawson City International Short Film Festival, March 28-31, 2024
and our logo
(Scroll down for the film festival logo)
• If it is not included it will superimposed over an appropriate section of the winning P.S.A. for a duration of up to 6 seconds
• Entries must be received by Monday, March 11, 2024
• Dropbox , Wetransfer, vimeo and youtube uploads accepted.

• Please fill in the entry form.
Entries without forms will be considered ineligible. Have fun!!!!

Check out previous trailers here!


By submitting to the Dawson City International Short Film Festival (DCISFF), the filmmaker (or their representative) agrees that:

1.The entrant agrees that if chosen their work will be shown on multiple platforms (web, tv, theatre).
2. DCISFF is permitted to use the submitted works for publicity and promotional purposes;
3. Contact info for filmmakers and/or distributors will be published in the festival program and website.
4. DCISFF is permitted to retain the submitted video for inclusion in our non-circulating library (archives);
5. DCISFF is not responsible for any damage or loss to materials submitted in any way;
6. The person signing the entry form must be legally authorized to enter this film in the 2024 Dawson City International Short Film Festival.
7. Any copyrighted materials included in the work must have been legally cleared for use.

Contact us at filmfest@kiac.ca or 867-993-5005

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