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RULES & TERMS

  1. 1. Entries for the Aflemha Online Film Festival 2021- Round 2 – NEW ERA CINEMA are open for everyone. Participants under the legal age must submit a consent letter from their parent or guardian.

  2. We are currently not accepting Music video and/or Advertising Films.

  3. The film can be in any language. However, all films must include sub-titles in Arabic /English.

  4. All content used in the film must be either owned or licensed. If any copyrighted material is used in the film, the participant must have the permission and submit a copy to the Festival Organizers.

  5. The Last Date for Submissions is 22 march 2021

  6. All films must be uploaded to WeTransfer available at wetransfer.com or through other online services like Google Drive or Dropbox and must be made available for download to the festival organizers. YouTube & Vimeo links are not accepted.

  7. Only Films produced & completed after 1st August 2020 are eligible for the festival.

  8. All Films that were submitted for any festival (s) into the 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019 are not eligible for entry again.

  9. The Entry Fee is 39$

  10. Multiple entries from the same participant are accepted, but each film must be accompanied by a separate form and entry fee.

  11. The Aflemha Online Film Festival 2021 will be undertaken as an online-only event. The screening of all officially selected short films will be done online on a streaming, on-demand website purposefully built for Aflemha Online Short Film Festival. Participating films will be made available for streaming to a private audience and the files will NOT be shared outside the screening website.

  12. Aflemha Online Film Festival reserves the rights to copy or use the material submitted by the participants in any form, online or offline, for the festival’s promotional and archival purposes. Note that your entire short film will never be shared with anyone or uploaded online without your permission. We understand that filmmakers want to keep the films private, and we will honour that.

  13. The films that are selected for final screening will not be allowed to withdraw under any circumstances until the festival is over.

  14. Judges’ decision will be final and binding.

  15. Festival Organisers and Aflemha Online Film Festival reserve the right to change / modify / alter any rule or its part or event of this competition anytime.