Submission of your film application is an electronic signature stating your agreement to the following rules and terms:
~~ Films presented in any other language than English should contain English subtitles.
~~ All films must be submitted in at least one main category and may also be submitted in additional categories (with no limits).
~~ Films submitted without a main category will be disqualified with no refund.
When submitting your film to the Television Public Broadcast Network World Film Festival (TVPBN World Film Festival), you agree that:
~~ TVPBN World Film Festival can use parts of your film (including trailer/teaser/film poster/stills) for promotional purposes. Send us your marketing materials if you want the opportunity for them to be seen.
~~ The festival's team selects a Jury composed of a minimum of 5 members chosen in the film industry, music industry and any other artistic & cultural fields who have no relations to the films in competition.
~~ All fees are non-transferable and non-refundable.
~~ We do not offer fee waivers.
~~ You own all the rights to the film (images, sound, music and poster). Copyright owner must be at least 18 years old.
~~ Adult guardians or parents may submit on behalf of minors.
~~ You cannot cancel your participation in the competition after the announcement of the official selection.
~~ You are authorized to be represented by another person at the annual ceremony (mandate signed by you required at the entrance).
~~You allow us to download your film and host it inside the password-protected gallery on www.tvpbn.com where the public may view, rate and review your film.
~~ During our annual ceremony, all film excerpts of nominees and winners will only be screened in digital format and the media provided must meet standard broadcasting standards. Winner will be required to provide a broadcast standard copy of your film and allow us to download and host the film in the password-protected gallery for viewing and judging. If you can not provide this we reserve the right to not show your film and award the next runner up instead.
~~ All accepted and non-accepted submissions will be notified to submitters via email (check our FilmFreeway page for deadlines and any other updates).
~~ Any film revised or modified after submission must be re-submitted with new fees
~~ Films must not be watermarked.
~~ Festival dates & times may be subject to delay or change.
~~ TVPBN World Film Festival reserves the right to refuse entries and the Jury can remove the movie from the competition at any time without any obligation to justify the reason(s). The Selection Committee's & Jury's decisions are final.
~~ You always retain 100% of all rights to your intellectual property.
~~ TVPBN World Film Festival is not liable for any copyright infringements or unauthorized usage and any conflict should be settled by the parties involved thereof.
~~ You agree to hold TVPBN World Film Festival harmless and to indemnify us from and against any and all claims, liabilities, losses, damages, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney’s fees, and costs of the court), which may be incurred by reason of any claim involving copyright, trademark, credits, publicity as well as screening.
~~ No work or artist will be either discriminated or favored by their country of origin, language, age, race, education, ideology, sexual orientation, or by their economic resources. Every content, every form, every technique will be considered with no censorship of any kind.
TVPBN World Film Festival 𝐝𝐨𝐞𝐬 𝐧𝐨𝐭 accept the following:
~~ Extremist or propaganda that contain terrorist acts, pornography, or offensive or defamatory statements intended to harm anybody. TVPBN World Film Festival reserves the right to refuse entries and the Jury can remove the movie from the competition at any time without any obligation to justify the reason(s). The Selection Committee's & Jury's decisions are final.
~~ Films which are made before 2010.
~~ Films must not be disrespectful to anyone's privacy.
~~ Films with poor production standards (bad sound, lack of subtitles/captions whenever applicable, or video resolution less than 720p HD).
~~ Do not send us cash or any payments in any forms whatsoever via email or via our postal address. All payments are made via FilmFreeway.