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  1. Fiction films of any length/type can be submitted.

  2. It is mandatory for the submitted work to have subtitles in English.

  3. Film submitters warrant that the film’s content is original by submitting it. In case of any infringement, the team of The Zero Degree Film Contest is not to be held responsible.

  4. We accept submission through FilmFreeway only.

  5. All submitters shall be informed if their film is selected, and subsequently, other necessary and relevant communications shall follow.

  6. All finalists, official selections, winners shall be notified and sent an award certificate along with laurel via email.

  7. All finalists, official selections, and winners shall be declared on the day of the event.

  8. The social media channels shall be updated with the finalist, official selections, and winners’ information within three days of the event.

  9. By submitting the submitter gives the The Zero Degree Film Contest

  10.  team the right to use 10 – 15 seconds of their work as a promotional teaser.

  11. There is no refund of the fees if the submitter wishes to withdraw their submission at any point in time after they have submitted it.

  12. The decision of the Zero Degree Film Contest team is final with respect to the selection/rejection of the films. No request for review of the decision shall be entertained.

  13. The Zero Degree Film Contest team reserves the right to cancel and re-schedule the event date(s) if there is an unforeseen and unavoidable situation.

  14. Any decision of the festival’s management team is final and cannot be negotiated with.

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