General Rules

  • Submission deadlines must be met without exception
  • Films which have been submitted and viewed for previous editions of the festival may be registered again.
  • Feature length films need a minimum running time of 40 min, shorter films need to register in categories marked as “short” in particular.
  • Documentary forms can be submitted to short and feature sections.
  • Every submitter will receive a notification about the result of the selection screening.
  • Films will only be considered for selection after the processing fee is received
  • Parts of your film – including trailer, teaser, film poster, extracts, and stills – will be used for promotional purpose.
  • Multiple entries are allowed for each filmmaker and each entry may be entered in multiple categories.
  • Entry fees are non-refundable.
  • The films must include English subtitles unless the spoken language is English. This includes films in French.

In addition to the competition winners being announced online every month, a selection of the monthly winner movies is presented live at the event every year.