Faridabad, Haryana, India
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Term & Conditions

Submission Rules

  • The short film must have been completed After 1st January 2020.
  • Entries MUST be PAL format only. NTSC is NOT accepted.
  • You can submit your movie via Link, Google Drive or Vimeo.
  • The film can be Documentary, Experimental, Narrative, Fiction, Nonfiction, Music Video or Animation.
  • The original film may be produced on 35 mm, 16 mm, HD, DIGI BETA, BETA SP, U-MATIC, DV, DVD, but the film must be available on given source like Link, Google Drive or Vimeo. (ensure that your id and password are working or not, Also check permission for download)
  • Total running time must be less than 30 minutes in length, including front and back credits. There is no minimum running time.
  • The language of film can be in Hindi, English, Punjabi, Haryanvi, Bengali, Bhojpuri, Kumauni or Garhwali.
  • We include movies from any language of the world if there is a English subtitle of that film.
  • A censor certificate is not mandatory, but a self-signed NOC is required..
  • Multiple entries can be submitted, but with separate entry forms, preview DVD, synopsis/description/Poster, should be enclosed. Each film is considered as a new entry.
  • Indogma Film Festival reserves the right to use the entries for festival promotional purposes and to retain each film as part of our festival library.
  • Films once selected and submitted for final screening will not be allowed to be withdrawn under any circumstances until the festival is over.
  • The publicity material (Promo, Trailer, Brochure , Stills, Poster, etc.) and a synopsis of the short film to be enclosed with the entry. Entry materials submitted shall not be returned to the entrant.
  • Transportation and insurance costs of DVDs, related documents, photographs and publicity materials from the country of origin to the Festival Office shall be borne by the applicant.
  • The Festival will not pay any customs duty or registration to the Customs Department in the Aviation Authority of India; If the parcel is returned to the applicant, the festival organization will not be liable for any such circumstances.
  • By Cash deposit or Demand Draft or Cheque, or Money Transfer in favor of
    “Cinemehta Production” Faridabad, Haryana, India.
  • The film must be submitted before the deadline. Indogma Film Festival is not responsible for late, lost, damaged, misdirected, postage due, theft or incorrect entries.
  • Entry Forms with incorrect / inadequate / illegible / ambiguous/ incomplete particulars will not be considered. The festival committee reserves the right to accept or refuse any film without assigning any reason whatsoever.
  • The film once submitted for selection will be treated as final and no change will be considered after submission. It is the sole responsibility of the applicant to submit the film without any quality defects.
  • The competition is open for professionals as well as students. No separate section for student filmmakers.

Selection

  • The winners are selected by a judging panel of industry professionals that includes independent producers, production companies, film producers and other film industry professionals who may be substituted at the discretion of the festival organizers.
  • All films are judged equally based on:
    Content Originality (Quality of story-line, and script)
    Production (Camera work, lighting, and shot composition)
    Post-Production (Editing, transitions, pacing, continuity, and flow)
    Image (Focus, color, and lighting)
    Sound Quality (Clarity, consistency of audio levels, and lack of noise)
  • No work or artist will be discriminated against or discriminated against on the basis of their country of origin, language, age, race, education, gender, ideology or their economic resources. Every content, every form and every technology will be accepted without any censorship.
  • The decision of the Selection Committee is final and no correspondence will be entered in the final, communicated by mail and/or email. Indogma Film Festival 2022 will use its best efforts to announce the selected films and winners in due course but will not be liable for any unforeseen delays.
  • By entering the Indogma Film Festival 2022, the contestants or their parents or legal guardians (if the entrant is a minor) are bound to agree to the decisions of the Festival and its judges. which are final and binding in all respects.
  • The films for the Indogma Film Festival 2022 will be selected by a committee whose decision will be final. However, the festival authorities reserve the right to accept or reject any film which is likely to hurt the feelings, sentiments or sensibilities of any caste, community, religion, and promotes racism or ill-will in the society in the region. likely to give.
  • Festival authorities will be empowered to conduct screenings (maximum 2-5 screenings) in various cities in India on a non-commercial basis. For the purpose of publicity/promotion, excerpts from any film recorded at the festival may be shown on any television network/internet or related media during the period of the festival.
  • Entrants agree to be bound by all the terms of these official festival rules and regulations set forth herein. Indogma Film Festival reserves the right to extend the time limit of the Festival if necessary due to any unforeseen reasons. Indogma reserves the right to use the winner’s name, image, video or audio clip and related visuals for advertising and promotional purposes.

Legal Implications

  • The short films/documentaries/music videos/animations submitted must be the original work of the entrants and should not infringe any copyright or any other right of any third party.
  • In case of any dispute, the same will be decided in our nearest court, Faridabad Jurisdiction.