The festival welcomes film submissions of any country that are made by film makers from the slums or films about the slums.
You may submit short films of all production techniques and genre including
Drama (maximum duration 20mins), Documentary (maximum duration 20mins), Community News reporting or feature (maximum duration 10mins). Exploitation and pornography genres are not eligible.
The primary contact completing the application form must be authorised to submit the film for consideration including permission from a distributor or sales agent representing the film and must have obtained necessary permission for the inclusion of copyrighted music and/or images within the films.
NOTE: A filmmaker or group can submit as many as 1 film for each genre BUT must fill out an entry form for EACH film and send EACH entry on a separate DVD.
Films for consideration must be submitted on DVD or alternatively via private Youtube or Vimeo links. The title, screening format and running time must be clearly labeled on the DVD or cover as well as in the application form. Submitted copies will not be returned.
DVD: NTSC format Region 0
The filmmaker must arrange the format and region. SFF cannot convert any DVDs to another format.
How to label their DVD; Name, email contact, Title of film, Duration of film, Genre, format.
Please download the application form here Download File. There are no application fees charged for submission of any films.
All entry forms, film submissions must be received by 1st August 2014.