Multiple films may be submitted but must be submitted separately.
Nominees must confirm their participation via email to:
by Friday 21st August 2020.
All films must be submitted in English or with English subtitles, where appropriate.
Films must have been produced during or after 2015, not earlier.
Filmmakers are responsible for sorting out any and all copyright issues.
By accepting a nomination, you give us the right to screen your film in front of a live audience in the historical city of Bath, England.
The maximum running time for Art-House, Drama, Experimental and Animation films is 15 minutes.
There is a 5 minute time limit for music videos and up to 120 minute time limit for documentaries.
Nominated Films will be notified via email.
Award Winners will be chosen from the nominated entries.
If your film is selected, you will be required to provide promotional materials and one official film poster to bring along to the festival, and a digital copy, for online promotion. We may promote your film on social media, based on the press kits you provide us with.
We require a suitable representative to attend the festival for all successful entries. For example; the filmmaker, director or producer must attend the festival & screenings and to be willing to participate in a five minute Q & A session after the screening of their film. And also to participate in press & photo calls if necessary. We do not screen or officially announce winners without the attendance of one or more of the official film representatives at the festival.
The organizers and associated organizers reserve the right to alter, change, amend and/or cancel any part of the festival program. All filmmakers will be informed about any changes through our online platforms.
We place no restrictions on your work in terms of premiere status or whether your work has previously been made available online.
Selected films must be delivered to the festival by Friday 4th September 2020, further details will be made available to those nominated. Postage is the responsibility of the filmmaker. Films should be collected after the Gala award Evening or the following day, details will be given at the festival.
Any technical issues with the submitted films are 100% the responsibility of the filmmaker. If, at the time of judging, your video file doesn’t work
or doesn’t have English subtitles (if in a language other than English), it will be automatically rejected, without a refund.
Please contact the festival team ASAP if there are any issues with the submission process, and we will try to find a solution.
We cannot offer refunds once your film has been submitted.
Logline and synopsis should be included with all films and documentaries. Promotional materials will not be returned. However, it is your choice if you wish to collect your poster and any other items of yours at the closing of the festival.
Film entries may be submitted by any member of the filmmaking team who has the authority to do so.
By submitting to us, you agree to our rules and regulations. We will never sell your information to third parties.
All student films must provide their university and course details.
Thank you and good luck.