Around International Film Festival // Paris Official Selections ✈
Annual Independent event with a live screening for all Feature, Short, Experimental, Music Video, Animation and Student Films. Every month, the international community awards the creations to serve ARFF Paris Official Laurel and evaluates in advance all for to participate on the yearly 4 Screenings.

All the ARFF International Editions are the Official IMDb Award Listing Qualifier. To have more chance in the yearly competition:

It's also possible to submit separately on ARFF Barcelona ✈
https://filmfreeway.com/festival/ARFFBarcelona
ARFF Amsterdam ✈
https://filmfreeway.com/festival/ARFFAmsterdam
ARFF Berlin ✈
https://filmfreeway.com/festival/AroundFilmFestival

Goal of Around Film Festival is to provide homes to group of film enthusiasts who are committed in creating spaces for film industry and devoted to spreading of the knowledge of the modern visual art form to all interested for all around the globe to present it all on one single platform. Monthly Festival's library has some very remarkable award winning films from across the globe. Please be aware that all the Around International Film Festival Editions have two phase of elimination system as monthly and the yearly.

(Festival keeps the right to change the venue&dates till the Official Award Event.)

- Festival Program -

- Around Network meeting cocktail

- Short Cutz Selected Screening

- Selected Music Video & Animation Screenings

- After Party

All selected participants will get our ‘’ARFF Official Selection Laurel'' every month.

Also ARFF Paris submitters have an exclusive chance to be screened on the
Annual Event at Mains d'Oeuvres // Paris

Same creation can be submitted on different sections and the different cities of ARFF International to have more opportunity at the International Award Event and to get the customized laurels from ARFF Berlin ✈ ARFF Barcelona ✈ ARFF Amsterdam

1.Winners and the Official Selections will be announced on the 1st day of every month and will be published on our official facebook page to serve the Official Laurels on the following days.

2. Our judges has an access to all films and they vote without sharing your work publicly.
Please be sure that you have the proper english subtitle on the trailer and the full movie.
In any case, trailer is a mandatory.

3. ARFF International does not post the current creations online. Also, we only screen your film with notification in the end of the year. ARFF International has an access to online data shared through FilmFreeway and other channels.

4. If your creation has the potential for distribution, (co)production or any commercial usage, Around Films keeps the right to make previews with 3rd party. Still, the final action will be taken with the owner of the material here (submitter). And our team will contact you for confirmation through the possibilities. Previous yearly selections and the winner creations will be accessible with password protection in the safest way.

5. All entries should be sent via FilmFreeway or the other associated platforms with an online screener. Please don't send discs or any downloadable files to us. Accepted ''Project in the Spotlight'' participators does not have any privilege and selection guarantee in competition. Festival will be informing in advance, if your film is selected for the yearly screenings and if not, following up with the Yearly Shortlist is the filmmakers' responsibility.

6. By submitting to the festival you confirm that you own the rights of the film and accepting all the Rules&Terms. If you'll be making an IMDb contribution as a Monthly Selection, stating the month on the Official Selection status is a must. Only the yearly Finalists has a right to process it as Winner on the Around International Film Festival page.

7. Festival keeps the right of changing the section of the selected film from the section which is submitted. Same film can be submitted on different sections to have more opportunity.

8. Festival has the right for using snippets from the submitted material for promotional videos. If you haven't withdraw your film regarding to another screening in another festival during the year, ARFF International will have the right to shortlist your film in the program regarding to the final list, automatically without changes.

9. Festival does not offer any refund through withdrawal or the movies haven’t selected for the monthly / yearly editions and mistaken Certificate Orders. Priority Submissions or Now Submitting Invitations does not have any guarantee to be selected. ARFF International keeps the right to disqualify the film in the case of unresponsive mails for the screening and due to violating message or a comment on social media.

10. Music video and Animation works has the chance to be the winner of specified categories such as; Best Director, Best Cinematography, Jury Award, Globe Award. Please visit ARFF Paris & ARFF Barcelona Editions also to submit directly on the Music Video&Animation categories. ARFF International Mention and Best Trailer categories are out the yearly competition.

Thank you for sharing your unique creation and being a part of our network.

*See you Around*

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  • Kailin Gow

    Great festival with plenty of interaction. I am happy to be a part of it!

    May 2018
  • Just wanted to say thank you for allowing Loose Authority to be apart of your film festival. ARFF Paris is a amazing film and looking forward to going to the festival next year

    April 2018
  • Aljona Surzhikova

    Nice people, good festival, interesting films.

    April 2018
  • Ryan Kruger

    Great festival great films next year i want to attend and be sure to send in more films next time.

    April 2018