it's a unique festival celebrating wonder, dreams,imagination, magic, fables, fairy tales, poetry,  mystical and legendary, comics, the supernatural, manga, vampires, unicorns, fantasy, science fiction, video gaming, storytelling and innovation.

The Festival du Film Merveilleux is organized with support from the UNESCO, patronage ( United Nation Education scientific Cultural organization )

Rules & Terms

1)
THE FESTIVAL IS DEDICATED TO FILMS WHOSE THEMES ARE MAGIC, THE
IMAGINARY, THE MARVELOUS, THE ASTONISHING, THE SUPERNATURAL,
THE OCCULT, THE STRANGE, EXPERIMENTAL CINEMA, THE ESOTERIC,
THE FANTASTIC, SCIENCE FICTION AND MYTHS AND LEGENDS AND
POETRY, MANGA, COMICS, VIDEO GAME….
THE TEAM WILL CHOOSE AND SELECT THE FILMS IN AND OUT OF
COMPETITION.
2
THE FESTIVAL IS MADE UP OF THE FOLLOWING SECTIONS:
- AN INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION SECTION OF SHORT FILMS (ENGLISH
OR FRENCH SUBTITLES REQUIRED)
- AN INTERNATIONAL SECTION: THE KALEIDOSCOPE ( Education - Kids programmation)
- VR lab
- MOVIE AROUND THE WORLD : DOCUMENTARIES, SHORT FILMS
3
THE TALULAH ASSOCIATION ELECTS THE PRESIDENT, AND THE FRENCH
AND INTERNATIONAL PERSONALITIES WHO WILL MAKE UP THE JURY. NO ONE
INVOLVED IN THE PRODUCTION OR DISTRIBUTION OF A FILM IN
COMPETITION CAN BE PART OF THE JURY

5
AN INTERNATIONAL JURY COMPOSED OF INDIVIDUALS OF NOTE WILL
AWARD THE FOLLOWING PRIZES:

- BEST MOVIE
- BEST ANIMATED MOVIE
- BEST SCREENPPLAY
- MUSIC PICK
- SPECIAL PRIZE

6
IN ORDER TO PARTICIPATE IN THE FESTIVAL COMPETITION THE FILMS
HAVE TO FULFILL THE FOLLOWING CONDITIONS.:
-MUST BE ABLE TO BE SCREEN IN .MOV (IF OTHER PLEASE WRITE ON
THE ENTRY FORM)
-MUST BE FRENCH OR FOREIGN, IN THE CATEGORY OF FICTION
(ANIMATION INCLUDED)
- SHORT MOVIES COMPETITION : 20 MINUTES MAXIMUM

7 TO BE ABLE TO PARTICIPATE IN THE FESTIVAL AS PART OF THE OUT
OF COMPETITION SELECTION, THE KALEIDOSCOPE, THE FILMS MUST
FULFILL THE FOLLOWING CRITERIA :
- TO BE PLAYABLE IN .MOV, MP4 IF OTHER
PLEASE specified once selected
- TO RESPECT THE THEMES OF THE FESTIVAL
-TO BE IN THE FRENCH LANGUAGE OR FOREIGN (SUB-TITLES INTO
FRENCH OR ENGLISH, THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE PRODUCER)
8
THE FILMS PRESENTED AT THE FESTIVAL ARE SELECTED UNDER THE
AUTHORITY OF THE TEAM OF THE ASSOCIATION TALUALH .THEY RESERVE
THE RIGHT TO JUDGE ANY CASE THAT IS NOT COVERED BY THESE
REGULATIONS.

9
THE FILMS WILL OFFICIALLY BE CANDIDATES WHEN MOVIES ARE SUBMIT ON FILMFREEWAY AS AN ACCEPTANCE OF THE RULES OF THE FESTIVAL.

THE SELECTIONS FOR THE COMPETITION AND OUT OF COMPETITION
INVOLVE PROVIDING

10
ALL THE FILMS SELECTED FOR THE COMPETITION AGREE THAT THEIR
TITLES BE ALLOWED TO APPEAR IN ALL PROMOTIONAL MATERIAL AND
WEBSITE: " SELECTED FOR FESTIVAL DU FILM MERVEILLEUX ET IMAGINAIRE DE PARIS" .

11
ONCE SELECTED ALL MATERIAL MUST BE SENT BY EMAIL, TRANSFERWEB OR BY AN INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING COMPANY, THE COSTS OF TRANSPORT, CUSTOMS AND TAXES MUST HAVE BEEN FULLY PAID IN ADVANCE. IF NOT, THE FESTIVAL
RESERVES THE RIGHT TO REFUSE THE RECEIPT OF THIS MATERIAL.

12
ALL THE COPIES OF THE FILMS SELECTED FOR THE FESTIVAL MUST BE
SENT TO US ONE MONTH PRIOR THE FILM FESTIVAL ( TRANSFER WEB )
13 THE FESTIVAL WILL NOT COVER IN ANY CASE THE COSTS OF
STORAGE ..ETC
14 THE DAY, PLACE AND TIME OF THE PROJECTIONS OF THE SELECTED
FILMS ARE DECIDED BY THE ORGANIZERS OF THE FESTIVAL AND WILL BE
COMMUNICATED ONLY TO THE PARTICIPANTS.

15
ALL THE FILMS SELECTED WILL BE PRESENTED IN THE ORIGINAL
VERSION SUB- TITLED INTO FRENCH AND /OR ENGLISH THE SUBTITLING
IS THE RESPONSABILITY OF THE PARTICIPANTS.
16.
THE FESTIVAL AGREES NOT TO PRESENT ANY FILM TO ANY PERSON
BEFORE THE FIRST SCREENING OF THE FILM WITHIN THE CONTEXT OF
THE FESTIVAL. FOR THE FESTIVAL DU FILM MERVEILLEUX PROMOTION AND ASSOCIATION TALULAH, THE ASSOCIATION TALULAH WILL USE EXTRACTS OF FILMS
FOR THE PROMOTION OF THE FESTIVAL (FOR EXAMPLE FOR THE
TRAILER, AND OUR WEB SITE, SOCIAL NETWORKS … ETC.)
PLEASE NOTE:
FILMS WILL ALSO BE PROGRAMMED AFTER THE FESTIVAL DURING OUR
EVENINGS PROJECTIONS / DEBATES, REDIFFUSSION OF THE FESTIVAL,
« CARTE BLANCHE » AT OUR FILM FESTIVAL PARTNER AND MOVIES AROUND THE WORLD PROGRAMS

17 EACH PARTICIPANT GUARANTEES THE FESTIVAL AGAINST ANY ACTION
MOUNTED BY A THIRD PARTY ON THE BASIS OF A BREACH OF AUTHOR’S
RIGHTS, AND DOES SO FOR EACH OF THEIR WORKS PRESENTED. THE
PARTICIPANTS GUARANTEE TO HAVE THE LEGAL AUTHORIZATION TO
ALLOW SUCH A DISTRIBUTION AND TO HAVE RELEASED THE RIGHTS
RELATIVE TO FILMS (INCLUDING MUSIC).

18.
IT IS IMPERATIVE THAT THE DOCUMENTATION ABOUT EACH FILM IN
COMPETITION ( ONCE SELECTED )
BE SENT AT THE TIME :
- A SYNOPSIS
- A BIOGRAPHY-FILMOGRAPHY AND A PHOTO (DIRECTOR AND
PRODUCTION)
- PRESS KITS OF THE FILM
- CD DVD OF EXTRACTS (IN ORIGINAL VERSION SUB-TITLES IF
POSSIBLE)
- POSTERS OR ANY OTHER PUBLICITY MATERIAL ( PHOTOS )AT FILMFREEWAY

19
PARTICIPATION IN THE FESTIVAL INVOLVES THE TOTAL ACCEPTANCE
OF THE REGULATIONS STATED HERE BY THE PRODUCER, DISTRIBUTOR, OR ITS
REPRESENTATIVE.

20
HANDING IN A FOLDER OF PARTICIPATION ACKNOWLEDGES THE CONSENT
OF THIS RULE. THE ORGANIZERS ARE NOT TO BE HELD RESPONSIBLE,
IN CASE OF FORCE MAJEURE, IF THE COMPETITION IS TO BE
MODIFIED, POSTPONED, OR CANCELED.

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ONCE SELECTED, NO FILM CAN BE WITHDRAWN FROM THE PROGRAM
DURING THE EVENT. CONFIDENTIALITY OF DATA COLLECTED FOR REGISTRATION PURPOSES: By sending your movie, your application on filmfreeway you accept the rules and regulation.

The data received from the entry forms will never be used for
commercial purposes and it will never be passed on to third
parties.
This data will simply allow the festival to contact you in
case you are selected to participate in the Festival du Film
Merveilleux.
Questions and modification contact us : contact@festival-filmmerveilleux.com

I HAVE READ THE REGULATIONS OF THE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL OF THE IMAGINATION AND WONDER AND ACCEPT THEM.

J’ACCEPTE LE REGLEMENT DU FILM MERVEILLEUX (VOIR WWW.FESTIVAL-FILM-MERVEILLEUX.COM)