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Rules & Terms

All films must have been made in or after 2018

All films must be submitted in English or with English subtitles (if in a different language)

Short films must not exceed 30 minutes

By submitting to us, you give us consent and right to screen your film in front of a live audience, and, under special circumstances, online screening

Filmmakers are responsible for sorting out the copyright on their own materials

We may promote clips from your film on social media, based on the press kits you provide us with

We reserve the right to update our terms and conditions

We place no restrictions on your work in terms of premiere status or whether your work has been made available online.

We cannot provide refunds

Any technical issues with the submitted films are 100% the responsibility of the filmmakers. If, at the time of judging, your video file doesn’t work or doesn’t have English subtitles (if in a language other than English), it will be automatically rejected, without a refund. Please contact the festival team ASAP if there are any issues with the submission process, and a solution will be found

If you have submitted your project in the previous year, please do not resubmit the same project to the current edition

By submitting to us you agree to our terms and conditions and to receiving marketing newsletters and discounts about film festivals in the form of emails. We will never sell your information to third parties

We do not accept partial screeners, trailers, or screener links that require access other than password protected links


Official Selection: These are all the films that have been selected for an award in a category. Not all selected films will be screened.

Nominations: These are all films selected for screening, which will be notified via email. If you received a Official Selection email, but no Nomination email, it means your film will not be screened, but is still a contender for an award in its category.

Award Winners: Chosen from the Nominations (which includes the Official Selection).

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