Shorts: From 1 minutes to 20 minutes
No requirement for completed by date
PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects may originate from anywhere in the world
No premiere requirement
Projects may have distribution
SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
| Secure Online Screener|
| .AVI (Audio-Video Interleaved)|
| Other - Digital|
| .MOV (QuickTime)|
SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
| .MPG (MPEG or MPEG2)|
| .MOV (Quicktime)|
| .AVI (Audio-Video Interleaved)|
Press Kit Requirements
A press kit is requested but not required, including:
> Production Still Photos - Digital
> Photo of the Director - Digital
> Biography/Filmography - Director
> One-Sheet Art - Posters
> Statement by the Director
Prizes & Awards
This category is a competition.
Audience Choice Award
GENERAL FESTIVAL RULES:
THE RULES & SCREENING LICENSE AGREEMENT
Please read this agreement carefully before you submit your film.
GUIDELINES FOR ALL FILMS:
- All non-English language films must have English subtitles
- A separate entry form and additional entry fee must be submitted for each film
ENTRY FORM AND PREVIEW MATERIALS FOR ALL FILMS
We only accept entries submitted and paid for through withoutabox.com.
REVIEW AND SELECTION PROCESS
Films in the ONECLOUDFEST Finals Competition will be watched and judged by members of the Selection Committee, a volunteer group of global filmmakers, film enthusiasts, critics and writers. After the final submission deadline, the Selection Committee will review the total scores of all the films in competition, and select winning films from a group of the top scorers. In addition to the top scoring films, final screening decisions will be influenced by the time constraints of showcases.
Cash awards and/or prizes will be presented annually for the winners of our Winter Finals Competition.
All awards and prizes are subject to change, and updates to the prize packages will be posted online at onecloudfest.com, our Facebook page, and Twitter.
NOTIFICATION OF ACCEPTANCE
Letters of Inclusion or non-Inclusion will be sent to the email address provided on the entry form. We do NOT send physical mail so please ensure that your email address is accurate on your application. Change of email addresses can be sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
All films selected for Inclusion will be sent specific directions to the email address provided on the entry form on how to submit screeners. This submission process will be digital.
We do NOT send physical mail so please ensure that your email address is accurate on your application. Change of email addresses can be sent to: email@example.com.
PUBLICITY AND MARKETING
All selected films may be excerpted for publicity purposes.
ONECLOUDFEST reserves the right to promote any film or script or the use of Filmmakers image, photo, name or bio to print, broadcast or Internet media including but not limited to ONECLOUDFEST’s website(s), Facebook Fan Page and Facebook Application.
Films selected for viewing shall not be edited, dubbed or revised by ONECLOUDFEST; however, ONECLOUDFEST shall have the right to include the insertion of the ONECLOUDFEST logo and sponsor’s logo, if any, during the screening duration of the film.
FACEBOOK APP SCREENINGS
By accepting inclusion in ONECLOUDFEST, the filmmaker grants non-exclusive rights to showcase their film:
- for a two month period for competitive showcases
- for 10-14 days for non-competitive Special Screenings unless negotiated otherwise together with filmmaker
The specific months will be selected by the festival directors whose decisions will be influenced by when the film was received and time constraints of showcases.
FOR COMPETITIVE SHOWCASES:
Furthermore, the filmmaker grants an additional non-exclusive right to showcase their film for a two to three week period during the finals phases held in early December should their film advance from any competitive showcase during the same calendar year.
CONTROLLING LAW, VENUE AND SEVERABILITY
This License shall be governed by the laws of California without consideration of conflicts of laws provision and principles. All claims between the parties, regardless of legal theory and whenever brought, shall be resolved in California and you stipulate that you expressly submit to the personal jurisdiction of California and you further agree that any judgment may be entered in any court having jurisdiction thereof. If for any reason a court of competent jurisdiction finds any provision or portion thereof, of his Agreement to be unenforceable, the remainder of this License shall continue in full force and effect.
This License constitutes the entire agreement between the parties with respect to the use of films and supersedes all prior or contemporaneous understandings regarding such subject matter. No amendment to or modification of this License will be binding unless in writing and signed by an authorized representative of ONECLOUDFEST. Nothing in this Agreement constitutes a waiver of ONECLOUDFESTS’ rights under the California patent and copyright laws or any other Federal law, nor of any of ONECLOUDFESTS’ rights under the rules or laws of any country, territory, republic and/or province.
ONCE YOUR SUBMISSION REACHES “IN CONSIDERATION” STATUS – YOU CANNOT WITHDRAW FROM THE COMPETITION – NO EXCEPTIONS!
So prior to submitting your work(s), learn about our festival and please make sure you have read our GENERAL RULES and TERMS & CONDITION.