Submissions

FILMS OF ANY GENRES ACCEPTED independently produced films representing mainstream and indigenous peoples from around the world

All submissions are required to release the information of previous screenings.

In competition: To be considered for our prestigious MADA Award a flat fee is $80.00 for all categories when selected. DO NOT add the regular category as well as the award category. Select yes if you wish to be considered for the award or no if you want only the regular fee.

For Local Filmmakers:

Are expected to promote their films and attend their screenings

To be eligible for awards:

All local filmmakers are expected to promote their films and attend their screenings.

all other filmmakers are required to promote through social media.

Films can not be screened during the same time frame as another festival within that area.

ALL FILMMAKERS SHOULD PROMOTE THEIR FILM TO FRIENDS, SPECIAL CONTACTS LISTS OR EMAILS TO ENSURE A HIGHER TURN OUT.

Festival submissions DVDs or online screeners. We accept movie files. MP4's

We do not return items without a self addressed return envelope or package

DVDs must be formatted in MPEG-2 video for Region 1/North America or Region 0/ “no region, i.e., that the DVD is authored as a video DVD and is NOT burned as a data disk containing Quicktime or other similar file formats. DVDs must be labeled with the following:

o Title

o Production Company

o Company Address

o Telephone Number

o Director’s Name

o Length in Minutes

o FilmFreeway Tracking Number

Please test your DVDs thoroughly before sending. Please avoid excessive packaging and the inclusion of any materials other than what are specified.

for those using Fedex DHL PUROLATER or any other mail system be sure to mark "non commercial use and a value of under $10.00 dollars.

Please avoid Fedex ground.

ONLY ONLINE CREDIT CARD PAYMENTS WILL BE ACCEPTED! ALL OTHER METHODS OF PAYMENT MAY DELAY THE PROCESSING OF YOUR SUBMISSION!