1- In order to submit a film, you must own the rights or have permission from the owner.

2- The Festival relationship will exclusively be related to the film submitter.

3- Any Foreign film that is not in English must have English subtitles.

4- All fees are non-refundable.

5- INDIE SHORTS AWARDS CANNES will not be responsible for damaged copies.

6- A DCP copy of the film might be required for the screening.

7- Students must present a valid Student ID in order to receive our student discount.

8- Not all the submissions are selected for the official competition. Our Judges are free to make their own choices and no answers will be given about not selected films.

9- INDIE SHORTS AWARDS CANNES can consider any film to be disqualified if the festival considers the content inappropriate. If you have any question regarding this decision you might contact us at our email address [email protected]

10- Filmmakers can submit the film in multiple categories in order to become a multi-award film.  Still, the decision about the selection is strictly determined by our judges’ team and no selection is guaranteed.

11- A fee is required for the main category submission and also fees for additional categories. For payment structure visit (Filmfreeway website).

12- The applicants (submitters) must accept INDIE SHORTS AWARD CANNES Rules and Terms.

13- All submissions in personal categories required the name of the person and the category. You can easily send us this information in the cover letter at Filmfreeway website.

14- Submitting your movie, you authorize INDIE SHORTS AWARDS CANNES to use, distribute and share the film poster, trailer, synopsis and movie stills in our social media.

15- Maximum length allowed is 40 minutes.

16- A DCP copy will be requested for the live Events with English and/or French subtitles.

17- If your movie is selected to be screened at our Annual Live Event, you must provide subtitles in French.