Rules and Conditions

Compliance with the following Rules and Conditions is necessary in order to participate in the Barcelona International Film Festival. Please read and understand all rules carefully prior to submitting a project into the film or screenplay competitions of the Barcelona International Film Festival.

Submitted projects must be the original work of entrant(s), completed no earlier than 3 years prior to competition entry.

Projects may be submitted electronically via FlmFreeway.  We do not accept DVDs.

The Barcelona International Film Festival asserts that all personal contact information is to remain confidential and not to be shared with any third parties.

It is permissible to enter your project into multiple competition categories. Entrants are also permitted to submit multiple projects into the competition, provided that each project is submitted separately.

Submission fees are non-refundable.

Submissions will not be returned.

All decisions regarding award winners are considered irrefutable and final.

The Barcelona International Film Festival reserves the right to make any necessary changes to deadlines and announcement dates.

Foreign film submissions should appear in their original language.  Spanish or English subtitles are required for all foreign films.

You agree to indemnify and hold us harmless from all claims or liability, including attorneys' fees, arising out of any project(s) you cause to make available to the Barcelona International Film Festival.

Submitted films must not exceed production limit of $2 million USD.

The entrant is responsible for cost of shipping submissions to the awards competition.  All international entries must be sent with all transportation charges, duties, and taxes prepaid by the shipper.

Entrants retain all rights to their submissions and intellectual property.

The awards decisions of the jury, judges and administration are final.

The Barcelona International Film Festival is an awards based competition created to honor standout films and screenplays with important recognition for their filmmaking endeavors.  At the conclusion of the judging process, winners are announced on our official website and to the international entertainment media.  Filmmakers may choose, at their discretion, to display their works on our website or our official YouTube channel for public viewing.  Films are not otherwise screened for the public.

Do not submit press kits along with your entry.  If your project is selected as an award winner or finalist, you agree to supply stills and/or publicity materials upon request, or as reasonably available.

By entering your project into competition in the Barcelona International Film Festival, you certify that you are authorized to submit the project into competition and certify that you have read, understood, agree to all the Rules and Conditions listed above.

Screenplay Contest Rules and Conditions

Screenplays must be the original work of the applicant(s).

If a submission involves two or more writers as applicants, the award will be divided equally among them.

Applicants may submit more than one screenplay/teleplay in any chosen category. Each entry requires an application, payment and script.

Once an entry payment has been processed we cannot provide a refund.

Awards are based on overall merit of the entries. Judges reserve the right not to grant an award.

Applicants retain all rights to their entries.

Format Rules:
Screenplays/Teleplays should be formatted according to current industry standards.

To follow standard guidelines for format, consult any popular screenwriting or teleplay writing text for assistance.

Font size should be 12 point and, ideally, in Courier type.

By entering your project into competition in the Barcelona International Film Festival, you certify that you are authorized to submit the project into competition and certify that you have read, understood, agree to all the Rules and Conditions listed above.

Join Our Mailing List

 





 

Copyright Barcelona Film Awards. All rights reserved.

Follow Us

facebook twitter