Rules to follow

1. All films that are not in English, must have English language subtitles.

2. We reserve the right to not refund the submission after notification day. We will solve each refund issue individually.

3. Any technical issues with the submitted films are 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 us ASAP, if there are any issues with the submission process and we will find a solution.

4. The decision of the project selection status is final.

5. Short films must not exceed 35 minutes.

6. We accept multiple entries from one submitter.

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

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

9. Only award winning projects are eligible to win the Cash Prize and festival trophy at the end of all festival seasons.

10. Films that are submitted must be the entrant’s original work and shall not infringe on any copyrights or any other rights of any third Parties. Contestants agree that they have obtained all required copyright permissions regarding music, sound & images, etc. presented in their film.

11. Our festival reserve the rights to change, cancel or re-schedule the dates, venue, awards & categories. All filmmakers will be informed about any changes through email and our online platforms.

12. By submitting to this festival 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.

13. Winning and Honorable mentioned projects will be announced during the live event and on our website consequently.

14. Cash prize will be awarded during the Gala Event at the end of all seasons.

15. We reserve the right to not screen all nominated projects. Additionally, we reserve the right to change the screening lineup at our discretion.