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Submission Regulations

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Rules & Regulations for Submission and Award Categories

Rules :
1. We accept films/videos without any production year restrictions.
2. Each film/video which is not in English must have English subtitles, otherwise, they shall get disqualified. 
3. Screenplays are accepted in English only at the moment. 
4. If you have used any open source content, it has to be mentioned. 
5. We bear the operations costs with the submission fees and therefore do not entertain full waiver requests. We shall, of course, roll out offers to support the indie filmmaker community and share the same with you.
6. For the reason mentioned above, submission fees are non-refundable. 
7. We do not entertain requests, threats, negotiations to alter a submission status. The festival management team’s decisions are final in this regard. 
8. Please do not submit any content that promotes hate or discrimination in any way, such content shall be disqualified. 
9. All relevant information regarding the festival shall remain available on our FilmFreeway page, social media handles and website. In case you need clarifications, we encourage you to write to us. 
10. You shall be provided with a certificate and laurel for every selected entry. 
11. You shall be provided with a certificate and laurel for your awarded entry. In addition to these, you shall be sent a questionnaire for a written interview for our readers. The link shall be made available to you for your work’s promotion. 
12. Every month two entries shall be selected as Best Film of the Month and Best Script of the Month - the winners in these two categories shall receive a free review of their work along with the receivables mentioned in points no.11 and 12. 


Submission categories :

All Technical Categories - Films
All Technical Categories - Screenplays
Drama Feature Film
Social Feature Film 
Horror Feature Film
Sci-Fi Feature Film
Thriller Feature Film
Creature Feature Film
Documentary Feature
TV/New Media (All Episodes)
Animation Feature Film
Sci-Fi Feature Film
LGBTQIA+ Feature Film
Experimental Feature Film
Comedy Feature Film
FanFiction Feature Film
Fantasy Feature Film
Drama Short Film 
Social Short Film 
Documentary Short 
TV/New Media (Episodic)
Comedy Short Film 
Horror Short Film 
Thriller Short Film 
FanFiction Short Film 
LGBTQIA+ Short Film 
Fantasy Short Film 
Sci-Fi Short Film

Technical Awards:

Sound Design 
Direction - Feature Film
Direction - Short Film
Original Score 
Original Song 
Editing -  Short Film
Editing - Feature Film

Drama Feature Screenplay
Social Feature Screenplay
Horror Feature Screenplay
Thriller Feature Screenplay 
LGBTQIA+ Feature Screenplay 

Review Section:
Review Feature Film 
Review Short Film 
Review Feature Script 
Review Short Script