A collection of inspirational short documentary films portraying your local visionary teachers, inventors, street warriors, scientists or your friend's amazing grandma with one thing in mind, getting people fired up, motivated, encouraged and well... inspired to DO something with their life, with their talent or to help them overcome the obstacles and challenges they face.
This event is organized and hosted by INSPIREFLIX
- Best Documentary
- Best Character
- Best Picture
- Audience Choice
INSPIREFLIX GENERAL FILM COMPETITION. Please read this agreement carefully before you submit your film. By submitting your film, you expressly acknowledge and agree that you shall be bound by the terms of this agreement.
GUIDELINES FOR ALL FILMS. Films must have been completed after January 1, 2017. Films must not exceed 15 minutes in length, including credits. All non-English language films must have English subtitles.
SUBMISSIONS AND ONLINE SCREENERS. All films must be submitted and paid for through filmfreeway.com. Please make sure all entries include a URL to a downloadable 30 - 90 second HD teaser ( this will be promoted via Facebook ) and a private or downloadable HD Vimeo URL to the short. Furthermore please include custom thumbnails, stills, the synopsis and a photo of the director. Submission fees can change without any further notice.
REVIEW AND SELECTION PROCESS. All entries are considered to be added to InspireFlix.com, promoted on our social media and to compete for the monthly prizes subject to their production quality and your approval. The InspireFlix crew will review films in their entirety, however no critique or feedback will be provided. After each submission deadline, the crew will review all the films in competition and announces the selections by the "Notification Date"
AWARD INFORMATION. As listed in the awards section...
NOTIFICATION OF ACCEPTANCE. Emails of inclusion or non-inclusion, with links will be sent to the email address provided on the entry form a day prior the featured listing begins. You will be required to actively participate in the promotion of your film during this period via Facebook and all other social media you may use. — please ensure that your email address is accurate on your application. InspireFlix is not liable for emails delayed by spam filters, server rejections, or outdated email addresses.
SCREENING FORMATS. HD 10Mbit .mp4 files are best. We also love 2.35:1 or 2:1 aspect ratios.
COMMUNICATIONS. InspireFlix does not send physical mail — please make sure the email address in your entry form is accurate. Changes of email address can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. InspireFlix is not liable for emails delayed by spam filters, server rejections, outdated email addresses or any other technical or human error. InspireFlix staff can be reached by email at info@InspireFlix.com .
PUBLICITY AND MARKETING. All selected films and scripts may be excerpted for publicity purposes. InspireFlix reserves the right to promote any film or script to print, broadcast or internet media as required to market the Festival or our parent organization.
THEATRICAL SCREENINGS. By submitting your project to InspireFlix, the filmmaker grants non-exclusive rights to screen their film once at a public programming session. Films screened will not be announced prior to the event, and filmmakers will not be informed of their participation. Not all films are selected for this event. By accepting inclusion in InspireFlix, the filmmaker grants non-exclusive rights to showcase their film during the festival in as many screenings as required. This includes the competition screenings. All donations or ticket sales are property of InspireFlix.
INTERNET BROADCAST. The teaser (if available) of every submission will be showxased on InspireFlix.com and every "Official Selection" will also be added to the InspireFlix library under the festival category.
CONTROLLING LAW AND VENUE. This License shall be governed by the laws of QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA without consideration of conflicts of laws provisions and principles. All claims between the parties, regardless of legal theory and whenever brought, shall be resolved in the state or federal courts of QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA, and you stipulate that you expressly submit to the personal jurisdiction of such state and federal courts, and you further agree that any judgment may be entered in any court having jurisdiction thereof. If for any reason a court of competent jurisdiction finds any provision, or portion thereof, of this Agreement to be unenforceable, the remainder of this License shall continue in full force and effect.
COMPLETE AGREEMENT. This License constitutes the entire agreement between the parties with respect to the use of films and supersedes all prior or contemporaneous understandings regarding such subject matter. No amendment to or modification of this License will be binding unless in writing and signed by an authorized representative of InspireFlix. Nothing in this Agreement constitutes a waiver of InspireFlix’s rights under the Australian patent and copyright laws or any other Federal or State law, nor of any of InspireFlix’s rights under the rules or laws of any country, territory, republic, and/or province. InspireFlix reserves the right to remove a film from the festival program for any reason or for no reason and shall not be liable for any refund or claims of any kind arising out of such removal.