CONTEST TERMS & CONDITIONS
IMPA reserves the right to screen festival films fully or partially at the times of annual Gala and charge an admission fee for the presentation of the digital video program. All filmmakers abide by this rule if their film is selected for presentation and screening at the film festival
Any payments made to IMPA are not refundable in any case, even in case of event disqualification, withdrawal or refusal of your film submission for the festival.
By submitting to us, you agree to our terms & conditions and receiving marketing newsletter and notifications
The IMPA reserves the right to reject submissions!
Browse below to find answers to the most common questions about our Film Club. Go through the list we’ve provided, but if anything is still unclear, get in touch and we’ll be happy to assist you.
We accept Non-English movies with proper hard-burned English subtitles only; separate SRT subtitle files are not acceptable
All movies must be filmed in the past 5-years from the date of submission
Short film exceeding 40-mins duration will fall in the feature film category
IMPA takes no responsibility for copyright issues and assumes that filmmakers hold a valid right of submitted materials. Therefore filmmakers should deal with copyright issues before submission
You agree to compensate and protect IMPA from any harm due to your submission. The submitting party will offset for any claims, liabilities, losses, damages and expenses (including but not limited to attorney’s fee, and court charges) which may be incurred on IMPA for any claim involving copyright, trademark, credits and publicity against your submission.
IMPA reserves the right to screen and stream your film in front of a live audience.
IMPA holds a simple contest format; Official selection—monthly contest winner/ annual contest qualifier—annual Gala winner
Festival has the ultimate authority to decide whether a nominated film will be screened or not
We will notify the status of contesting film to the sender via email
IMPA reserves the right to update the pre-decided festival venue and conditions, and implement updates immediately. Contestants should check for updates regularly.
The submission party is responsible for any technical issues in submission; however, IMPA welcomes your resolution requests
We may promote your film on our site including social media, based on the press kits you provide us
IMPA does not restrict premiere status or online display of your film before our festival dates
Juries decisions are final and will not be challenge in any case !
Any questions? Write to us!