An application for participation in the Festival assumes that the Applicant entirely agrees with the Festival’s Rules and complies with all requirements regarding copyright protection.
In case of violation or non-compliance with the Festival’s rules, the Organisers reserve the right to exclude the film from the Festival program at any time. The decision of the Organizers is final and irrefutable.
Applicants must ensure that the films submitted for the Festival program comply with the laws of the country or countries in which the filming took place, on the protection of intellectual property and copyright, and also undertake, upon the request of the Organisers, to provide, within the required time frame all necessary permissions to use the films submitted to the Festival.
At the time of filing an application for participation in the Festival, authors must have a valid legally formalized agreement with the heroes of the film submitted for the Festival.
When images of copyrighted or licensed items appear in a film, the Applicant is responsible for obtaining permission to use these images from the copyright holders.
If the film contains images of registered trademarks and branding, the Applicant is responsible for obtaining the owner’s permission to use them in the film submitted to the Festival.
Videos are submitted for the Festival on a royalty-free basis. Authors and other persons submitting a film to the Festival do not expect a reward from the Organisers.
Applicants provide the Organizers with the right to use individual footage from films free of charge for publication in press releases and media reports to produce printed materials.