Thank you for participating in this survey. We hope to provide filmmakers with an honest snapshot of the festival submission process from the point of view of programmers and organizers.
This survey will take less than 15 minutes to complete if you have all of the statistical information available. If you would like to review the questions before beginning, please do so by clicking "start" and scrolling through.
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Name of your event *

We will NOT PUBLISH individual event names in relation to any data. The names will only be published as a list of participating events.
 
Contact Name *

For internal use only.
 
How many full-time paid staff work on this event? *

 
How many of your submissions were solicited? *

These are films that were specifically sought out by programmers and staff, and can include films from distributors, films seen at other festivals, and films from alumni.

This answer + the next answer = your total number of submissions
 
How many of your submissions were blind? *

These are films that are entered through a submission form for which your staff had no previous relationship with the filmmakers.

This answer + the previous answer = your total number of submissions
 
Of your total number of submissions, how many were SHORTS (narrative, documentary or animated)? *

 
Of your total number of submissions, how many were NARRATIVE FEATURES (live action or animated)? *

 
Of your total number of submissions, how many were FEATURE DOCUMENTARIES (live action or animated)? *

 
How many people are involved during your first-round review process? *

If you only have one round, and films are selected solely by the programmer, enter 0
 
How many people are in your subsequent rounds for the review process? *

If you only do not have additional rounds, enter 0
 
How many people formalize the final selections? *

How many people are involved in the final decision making process?
 
How many fee waivers requests did your event receive last year? *

We know that most event do not track this information. A general number is fine. If none, enter 0.
 
How many fee waivers did your event grant last year? *

If you do not know the exact number, a general number is acceptable. If none, enter 0
 
How many fee waivers did your event grant to KNOWN filmmakers last year? *

This may include alumni and solicited films. 
If none, enter 0
 
How many fee waivers did your event grant to UNKNOWN filmmakers last year? *

These are blind solicitations. 
If none, enter 0
 
How many films which received a fee waiver (any type) were programmed into last year's event? *

We know that many festivals do not track this information. A general number is sufficient. If none, enter 0
 
Does your organization use payment information as a criteria for selecting films? *

     
 
Please select UP TO THREE top reasons your event grants fee waivers? *


 
For non-student SHORT FILMS, what is the lowest entry fee charged? *

$USD
 
For non-student SHORT FILMS, what is the highest entry fee charged? *

$USD
 
For non-student FEATURE FILMS, what is the lowest entry fee charged? *

$USD
 
For non-student FEATURE FILMS, what is the highest entry fee charged? *

$USD
 
Select UP TO THREE reasons your event charges a submission fee? *


 
How many submission deadlines do you publish? *

 
Please choose UP TO THREE reasons your event publishes multiple deadlines. *


 
How does your event accept film submissions? *


 
Finally, does your event have a unique approach to fee waivers? Please share your program ideas with us.

This question is optional
 
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