Dates of Festival: 13-14 June 2019
Language: All submissions must be in English, subtitled in English or English versioned.
Rough/Fine Cuts: The Festival will only accept one cut of each film for programming consideration. If needed, GFN Film Festival will request an updated version and will contact those applicants directly.
Restrictions: Films that are primarily promotional or commercial in nature will not be eligible for selection.
Length: Up to 15 minutes
Required Format: 1080p in H.264 Format
Deadline for Submission: Monday 1 April 2019
Awards: All selected films will be eligible for the following awards:
- Best Picture
- Best Director
- Best New Director (first-time directors only)
- Biggest Impact
All awards will be decided by a jury, with Director Aaron Biebert (A Billion Lives & You Don't Know Nicotine) as the chair and presented by him to the winner during the closing session of GFN. The winning film may also be shown again during the closing session.