MISSION & OBJECTIVE
Our purpose is to showcase stellar independent films of cultural and educational value for film-goers to enjoy. We aim to share uniquely powerful stories, concepts, and ideas from around the world. In addition, we seek to further independent films which have a positive effect on society.
ABOUT THE FESTIVAL
The Moab International Film Festival is a non-profit organization dedicated to showcasing independent films of the highest quality from around the world. To ensure that we fulfill our mission, we’ve made film submissions free. Multiple submission formats are accepted. Our content is never limited by arbitrary rules or trends, so submit your film today! ORGANIZERS
Barbara Magdiel (Executive Director)
; Luke Sutton
; Nathan Wynn (Administrative Affairs)
Films can be of any length but must be in digital format. It is recommended that films in languages other than English include English subtitles.
Films which contain product placement or otherwise deemed as advertising for commercial benefit will not be considered. Films containing copyrighted references and materials should not be submitted unless permission and credit are granted by the copyright owner and appropriate credit is given in the film credits.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Terms and Conditions
Entry into the Moab International Film Festival, hereafter referred to as "the Festival" indicates consent to the following:
I understand submission of my film does not guarantee the film will be screened nor its inclusion in the Festival.
I understand that my entry will need to reach the Moab International Film Festival office to be accepted for submission.
I understand that the decision of the Moab International Film Festival film selection panel judges to screen the film or not is entirely at their discretion and their collective decision is final.
I understand that if the film is selected, only the main contact and optionally one guest will be admitted free to the screening of the film and will not necessarily be admitted into any other films free of charge.
I confirm that I have obtained all necessary written consents from all persons, companies and organizations involved in the making of the film.
I confirm that I hold the rights in this film or relevant permissions necessary to allow the film to be screened for public exhibition at the Moab International Film Festival. I am able and willing to produce evidence of such ownership or permissions if asked by Moab International Film Festival organizers. I hereby grant Moab International Film Festival the necessary license to screen the film during the period of the Moab International Film Festival free of charge and without restriction.
I will indemnify and hold harmless Moab International Film Festival, its organizers, judges, sponsors, and partners, individually and collectively, from and against all claims, demands, losses, damages, costs, liabilities and expenses including legal expenses arising out of or in connection with any and all claims, or third party claims based on Material submitted to Moab International Film Festival.
Moab International Film Festival can use images from the film or excerpts from the film for promotional purposes including, without limitation, the right of display, reproduction, and distribution on moabfilmfestival.org as well as in offline print materials. The Festival may make images available to other websites for promotion of the Festival.
I have cleared all copyright materials in this film and have the necessary permissions for it to be used in this way.
I understand that the information given along with entry may be published in association with the Festival.
I understand that anything submitted to the Festival in relation to the entry will not be returned.
I confirm that I will indemnify the organizers against any claim against them arising directly from the screening of the film, including but not by way of limitation, legal proceedings for libel or defamation.
I understand and agree that any fees, costs or other claims arising from the screening of the film at the Moab International Film Festival are solely my responsibility and that Moab International Film Festival cannot be held responsible for any breach by me of any obligations.