Opening Date – February 15, 2017.
•Early Bird Deadline – March 10th
•Regular Deadline – April 10th
•Late Deadline – May 10th
•Extended Deadline – June 10th
Please be advised that each deadline has its own submission entry fee. We will not screen films that have previously screened in the Kansas City area. You may submit your film on DVD or online for review. If accepted into the festival, films must be available on DVD (Blu-Ray Preferred). By entering through this form, you will need to make your payment by (1) registering online or (2) by sending a check for the appropriate amount (from the deadlines above) to: Photoplay, Inc., 3859 West 95th Street / Overland Park, Kansas 66206.
The KIFF festival board annually seeks diverse programming that will entertain and inform our savvy movie-going audiences. It’s our privilege to screen some of the best films that may not otherwise have a chance to play in the KC Metro area.
Chosen by panels of local filmmakers, film educators and critics, this award is presented to the best Social Justice Documentary, Best Feature Narrative and Best Animation films . Five award finalists in each category are listed in the festival program, and winners will be announced at the Filmmaker Recognition Brunch on Sunday, Nov. 6.
Chosen by audiences and presented to the best Narrative and Documentary films. Winners are announced at the Closing Night Party Thursday, Nov. 10.