Accepting Webisodes

Call for Film Submissions of Webisodes

The 20th African American Women In Cinema Film Festival seeks short webisode submissions, 45 minutes or less, directed, produced or written by women who are of African, Latina, Asian or Native American diaspora. Webisode creators can submit multiple entrees however, a submission fee must be paid for each entry.

The winning Webisode will premiere on Hello!

The winner will be chosen by the webisode jury.

Please read the following terms and conditions in connection with your submission to the African American Women In Cinema (AAWIC) 2018 Annual Film Festival. As the creator of your Webisode, I/We have submitted to AAWIC and warrant as sole and exclusive owner(s) of all legal right and the title thereto have absolute authority to submit the enclosed material to AAWIC.

-Can submit multiple entries, however, separate form and fee are required for each.

I/We will indemnify and hold harmless AAWIC its jurors, sponsors and partners and iOne (Interactive One Idemnitees), individually and collectively, from and against all claims, demands losses, damages, costs, liability and expenses of every kind including legal expenses apprising out of or in connection with any and all claims, or third party claims based on material submitted to AAWIC and which may result directly or indirectly, from any injury to person or damage to property arising from (a) Webisode creator breach of any of its obligations or covenants set forth in this Agreement; or (b) the negligence, omissions or misconduct of the Webisode Creator or its associates; (c) claims by a third party that the Webisode infringes on the intellectual property rights of such third party; or (d) in connection with iOne’s Use of the Webisode materials.

Webisode creator shall obtain or cause to be obtained all necessary rights necessary for the exhibition of the Webisode as contnplated herein, without the need for iOne or AAWIC to pay any additional license fees. AAWIC shall not be pay any licenses fees or additional payments (including any required reuse, residual or other guild-or union-related fees and/or with respect to any public performance royalties) due to any parties who have an interest in the Webisode or materials to the extent such amounts re triggered by iOne’s use of the Webisode material

AAWIC Annual Film Festival selectees and winners will permit AAWIC to use title of the work submitted and the logline, their name, and or likeness & publicity stills in publicity and promotional efforts. In addition, if your webisode is selected winner you give permission for it to premiere on Hello from March 27, 2018 through April 30th, 2018.

Webisode creator hereby grants AAWIC/iOne a transferable, non-exclusive license to use the Webisode and all of its materials in connection with the Webisode. As used herein, the term Webisode Materials shall mean the Title of the Webisode supplied to iOne through AAWIC for promotional use. iOne nor AAWIC shall owe no license fee to Webisode creator or any other entity in connection with iOne’s use of the Webisode or materials as permitted herein.

Webisode creator represents and warrants that it is permitted to enter into this Agreement and to perform the obligations, contemplated hereto, and that this Agreement and the terms and obligations hereof are not inconsistent with any other obligations it may have.

This Agreement will be interpreted in accordance with the laws of the State of New York.

This Agreement, constitutes the entire understanding and agreement between the parties concerning the subject hereof and may not be changed, modified or altered.