December 20, 2018
November 10, 2020
February 10, 2021
April 10, 2021
August 10, 2021
September 01, 2021
September 18, 2021 to September 19, 2021
BERLIN WORLD INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
Awards & Prizes:
The Berlin World International Film Festival will be presenting the following awards:
Rules & Terms:
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Warning! Please send your Screener (Films, Scripts, Trailers and Press Kits) online by using Filmfreeway site. Don't send anything by post, use online system only till your get the confirmation that your film is accepted for screening.
The World International Film Festival accepts online screeners for submission purposes. Entries should be submitted by secure password-protected internet link to the work on: Vimeo.com or YouTube.com. The link must not be visible to the public.
Works in progress will not be considered for competition or screened at the film festival.
All entries must be properly uploaded and received by the film festival in DCP format two months on or before the festival event for consideration.
The filmmaker(s) must secure all rights, licenses, clearances, and releases necessary for exhibition. Work may originate in any film, video, or digital medium. All footage must be original. The music must be original or licensed. You must certify receipt of any and/or all releases and/or permissions.
All works made in a language other than English must be dubbed or subtitled in English.
Please do not send any paper press kits, other print materials, DCP’s, Blu-rays, or DVD’s unless they are requested by the festival.
All entry materials become the property of the World International Film Festival and will not be returned.
There are no refunds of entry fees.
After you submit your work for review online, the link must not expire until after you are notified of the jury panel's selections.
Press kits, screenplays must be submitted in English.
SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION GUIDE
If your work is selected, we will post it on our website and notify you by e-mail.
Screenplays and Press Kits must be submitted in English.
Screenplays and Press Kits must be submitted in one of the following file formats:
Microsoft Word (.doc), PDF (.pdf), Final Draft (.fdr, .fdx, .fds), Rich Text (.rtf), Plain Text (.txt).
The trailer (teaser), must be submitted in the following file formats: HD [1080p] and be uploaded on youtube.com.
The exhibition version (film) must be submitted in the following file formats: Digital Cinema Package (DCP) in EXT 2 format, plus 2 Blu-ray discs.
RETURN OF MATERIALS
We will not return screener materials.
The World International Film Festival does not give waivers or discounts.
The World International Film Festival does not pay any rental fees for submitted work.
The individual or corporation submitting the film hereby warrants that it is authorized to commit the film for screening, and understands and accepts these requirements and regulations.
LOSS & DAMAGE
Every precaution will be taken to safeguard films, videos, and publicity materials while they are in the possession of the World International Film Festival. However, if loss or damage occurs, the film festival cannot accept or assume responsibility.
All non-English films must have English subtitles.
Only one online submission per film is accepted.