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. Films must have been completed within three years of submission opening date.
. Entry fees are non-refundable even if submission is withdrawn.
. Waiver codes are awarded at the discretion of the festival organisers
. Short film entries must not exceed a running time of 45 minutes.
. All entries must be submitted via the FilmFreeway website, links can be found on this page.

. All submissions are reviewed by the festival committee and committee decisions are finale.
. Award winners are decided by the Grand Jury Members 

. Feedback and comments are not always possible due to the amount of submission and will be provided at the festival’s discretion.
. All films must be of standard cinema aspect ratio and resolution with a minimum of 1080hd resolution.
. A screener version of your film will be required if chosen for screening, failure to provide suitable exhibition copy of your submissions      may result in removal from screening schedule. Please submit your film in MP4 format wherever possible.
. By agreeing to participate in the Stratford On Avon Film Festival, submitters and filmmakers grant the rights to utilise an excerpt from    any film submitted for promotional purposes of the festival. The individual or production company submitting the film hereby                  warrants its use for screening, and understands and accepts these requirements, rules and regulations.
. By submitting to the Stratford On Avon Film Festival, you declare you have full rights to exhibit the material in a public forum. In any      arising copyright dispute, Stratford On Avon Film Festival can not be held liable and the filmmakers or production company agree to        accept such liabilities if any occur.
. All submission must follow the rules set out on the FilmFreeway platform.

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