1. Please do not send original materials.

2. Filmmaker MUST prove ownership to be considered for Award

3. ALL SUBMISSIONS must mention what category they are applying for.

4. If your film is selected for screening, you will be asked to send us a press Kit, including: CAST, CREW and STILLS for the film, as a .jpg attachment to an e-mail.

5. Preview copies: other than online-screeners: (1 copy) of a submitted work is requested to send in form of DVD (NTSC or PAL- Region free).

6. Festival will only accept international films subtitled in English.

7. FOREIGN SUBMISSIONS must mention "Non commercial, No dollar value" in custom declaration form. 8 Equality Film Festival will not pay customs duties or fees.

8. Works in progress will NOT be accepted.

9. Fee Waivers will NOT be offered.

10. All entrants will be notified of acceptance by E-mail. Make sure your email address is valid.

11. 8 Equality Film Festival is not liable for any damage to films, videos, or publicity materials.

12. There is no limit on how many entries you may submit, but each entry must have a separate entry and entry fee.

13. All festival show times are subject to delay or change.

14. Festival does not provide travel, hotel (motel) for filmmakers

15. Awards, certificates, and prizes can be picked up at the event. If you want your prize to be shipped you must contact us directly.

16. We currently do not accept hard-copies except for DVDs requested for event screenings.