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The BOBBY Award For Excellence in Cinematography.

Our friend, mentor, teacher and renowned cinematographer, Robert J. (Bobby) Riddell was called away from us on March 17th, 2012.  We're pretty sure he's telling the Big Cheese what lights to use for every occasion.  With the blessing of Bob's beautiful wife, Marilyn Riddell, the Edmonton International Film Festival has created THE BOBBY AWARD... a juried prize that will be presented to a cinematographer who shows promise as an emerging filmmaker and who works/lives with a gentle kindness that can be hard to find in the dog-eat-dog world of film/television.  Bobby was all those things and more.  

Charitable donations can be made to The BOBBY Award For Excellence in Cinematography through the Edmonton International Film Festival.  Tax receipts will be issued by the end of this calendar year.

 

Make a Charitable Donation.  Support EIFF.

The Edmonton International Film Festival Society (EIFFS) is a non-profit, charitable organization which is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors, selected by a community-based steering committee.

We welcome donations of any size - it's your donations that help us continue to bring you the finest in international and independent films from around the globe!  Your charitable donation helps with our operating costs -- theatre rent, fees for film rent (yep, we have to pay for the movies), travel and accommodation for visiting filmmakers, printing charges and the overall cost of doin' business.

Or, instead of coming up with a big chunk of change right now, why not consider a MONTHLY donation? Monthly donations will be automatically billed to your credit card, making your donations easier than ever! All you have to do is subscribe to one of our Monthly Donation Options (below), and we'll do the rest!

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The Edmonton International Film Festival Society was registered in the province of Alberta on September 8, 1999 under the Societies Act of Alberta (Charity number 87156-9984-RT0001).
 



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Important Festival Dates

JANUARY10:

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS OPEN!
Features, Documentaries & Short Films.

FEBRUARY 26:

6:30pm : ANIMATION - OSCAR® Nominated Shorts
9pm : LIVE ACTION - OSCAR® Nominated Shorts

FEBRUARY 27:

6:30pm : LIVE ACTION - OSCAR® Nominated Shorts
9pm : ANIMATION - OSCAR® Nominated Shorts

FEBRUARY 28:

Earlybird Submission Deadline
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APRIL 15:

Regular Submission Deadline
Features, Documentaries & Short Films.

APRIL 30:

Final, Late Deadline for Submissions
Please don't beg for an extension to this date!

JUNE 15:

Alberta High School Filmmakers...
This is your final, post-marked by, deadline for submissions in this category.

JULY 7:

FILMMAKERS NOTIFIED!
All filmmakers notified of "Official Selection" by email.

JULY 15:

FILMMAKERS! OFFICIAL INVITATIONS
...e-mailed by this date.

JULY 25:

FILMMAKERS! PRESS MATERIALS
... synopsis and jpg from your film for festival program guide & website.

AUGUST 1:

SHORT FILMMAKERS! EXHIBITION COPY
...required by this date.

AUGUST 8:

EIFF Hosts the PATIO PARTY!
5-9pm at LATITUDE 53.

AUGUST 13-31:

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SEPTEMBER 2:

FEATURE Filmmakers...
Deadline for receipt of exhibition copy.

SEPTEMBER 3:

VOLUNTEER Applications due...
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SEPTEMBER 25-OCTOBER 4:

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