Rules

The 2018 season is now open. Submit via Film Freeway and/or Withoutabox.

 

Online submissions are preferred.

All submitted projects must have been completed by 2016.

By submitting you agree that you have read and understood the aforementioned Festival Description, Award Categories and Rules herein.

You agree that you are fully authorized to make a submission to the Directors Cut Int’l Film Festival.

Once a project is submitted, fees are not refundable.

Directors Cut Int’l Film Festival reserves the right to disqualify any submission without refund of submission fees.

All non-English language films must be subtitled in English.

‘Submission’ and/or the ‘Semi-Finalist’ designation of a film does not guarantee screening during the festival.   Only a curated selection of films from the “Finalists” list will be screened on the event date.

No premier status is required.

Multiple entries are allowed but separate entries are to be submitted for each film.

We treat all submissions with confidentiality. We will not screen, download your film or make it available online without your explicit permission.

Screenings will require 2 Blu-ray copies to be sent as well as a digital download.  They must  be available 14 days before the event date.

It is the responsibility of the submitter/ producer/filmmaker to secure authorization for any copyrighted material that are used in the film.

Directors Cut Int’l Film Festival and it’s affiliates; Directors Cut Film Society and/or Mya Studios Inc. is held harmless from any and all claims, liabilities, losses, damages, and expenses (virtual and/or tangible) which may be incurred by reason of any claim involving copyright, trademark, credits, publicity, critique, or screening of any submitted film(s).

Directors Cut Film Festival reserves the right to add/change/cancel Categories, Awards, Event date(s) and/or Venue(s) due to circumstances beyond our control.

Any costs related to travel, mail, and accommodation incurred by representatives of participating films are not the responsibility of Directors Cut Int’l Film Festival or it’s officials.

All decisions by official(s) at Directors Cut Film Festival is final.

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