All Formats, All Genres All Languages are Accepted from All Continents

This will be 2 days Events with LIVE Screening in the heart of Mumbai City, Maharashtra, India. We will be screening selected movies on 24th Of November 2018 and on 25th Nov 2018 i.e. on the final day of the event Final Winners will be Awarded with Trophy and Certificates. Selected Nominated,Finalist,Semi Finalist Participants will be receiving Certificates only. All the Awards and Certificates will be given by our Panel of Jury listed on our website and also by the Chief Guest, Bollywood celebrities, VIP's guest etc present on the day of the Event. FOR more Updates please visit our websites: www.mwfiff.com

Event Venue :
Aspee Auditorum,
Laxminarayan Mandir Complex, Marve Road, Malad West, Mumbai - 400064
www.aspeeauditorium.co.in

Please, Visit the link (http://www.mwfiff.com/submission) , if you are finally submitting your film directly through ONLINE FORM.

Juries
We have Jury From Radio Mirchi 98.3fm , World Famous Singer & Film Producer, International TV fame Personality and many more on the list.

Film can also be submitted directly through FilmFreeway, OR (youtube or Vimeo,Google Drive, like platforms) and sending us link (and password if protected),entry form & press kit.

In case of using submission platforms like FilmFreeway, below Press Kit items MUST be E-mailed to - contact@mwfiff.com, in order to complete submission:-

Film Entry Form

Crew & Cast List including the technical team.
Filmography of the Film director.
1 Photograph of Director.
1 Poster of film in JPEG format COMPULSORY (300 dpi, 768 x 1169 - pixel size) (3508 x 4961 pixel size)
Your film's trailer link not more than 1 minute in duration (Optional, for promotion & publicity purpose)

Direct Online
Step 1- Upload your film on any online platform (e.g. youtube,vimeo,Google Drive etc),protect it with
password. You will be required to mention the URL of this upload in the form.

Step 2- Please fill up the " FILM ENTRY FORM" & e-mail it along with press kit.

Step 3- Pay the Appropriate Entry Fee.

Step 4- E-mail the "FILM PRESS KIT" to - contact@mwfiff.com

Categories and Fee

Student Short
(Under 20 Minutes)
Early Bird Deadline : Standard Fee: 10 (USD)
Regular Deadline : Standard Fee: 12 (USD)
Late Deadline : Standard fee: 15 (USD)

Professional Short
(Under 30 Minutes)
Early Bird Deadline: Standard Fee: 15 (USD)
Regular Deadline: Standard Fee: 20 (USD)
Late Deadline: Standard Fee: 25 (USD)

Film Feature
(Full-Length Film 120 Minutes)
Early Bird Deadline: Standard Fee: 35 (USD)
Regular Deadline: Standard Fee: 45 (USD)
Late Deadline: Standard Fee: 55 (USD)

Documentary Feature
(Under 40 Minutes)
Early Bird Deadline: Standard Fee: 20 (USD)
Regular Deadline: Standard Fee: 25 (USD)
Late Deadline: Standard Fee: 30 (USD)

Animation Short
(Under 20 Minutes)
Early Bird Deadline: Standard Fee: 20 (USD)
Regular Deadline: Standard Fee : 25 (USD)
Late Deadline: Standard Fee: 30 (USD)

Web-Series
( Under 45 Minutes,)
Please Include at least 3 Episodes of the webseries not exculding total running time of 45 Minutes Reviewer must be able to get a full sense of the story arc, characters and potential of the web series
Early Bird Deadline: Standard Fee: 25 (USD)
Regular Deadline: Standard Fee: 30 (USD)
Late Deadline: Standard Fee: 35 (USD)

Amature Short
(Under 20 Minutes)
Early Bird Deadline: Standard Fee: 12 (USD)
Regular Deadline: Standard Fee: 15 (USD)
Late Deadline: Standard Fee: 18 (USD)

Film Short Regional Movies ( Produced In Maharashtra )
(Under 20 Minutes)
Early Bird Deadline: Standard Fee: 10 (USD)
Regular Deadline: Standard Fee: 15 (USD)
Late Deadline: Standard Fee: 20 (USD)

Film Short ( Produced In Mumbai )
(Under 30 Minutes)
Early Bird Deadline: Standard Fee: 12 (USD)
Regular Deadline: Standard Fee: 15 (USD)
Late Deadline: Standard Fee: 20 (USD)

Film Short
(Under 30 Minutes)
Early Bird Deadline: Standard Fee: 12 (USD)
Regular Deadline: Standard Fee: 15 (USD)
Late Deadline: Standard Fee: 20 (USD)

Press Kit
(NO HARD COPIES, ONLY SOFT COPIES TO BE E-MAILED)
Film Entry Form
Crew & Cast List including technical team.
Filmography of Film director.
1 Photograph of Director.
1 Poster of film in JPEG format COMPULSORY (300 dpi, 768 x 1169 -pixel size) (3508 x 4961)
Your film/video trailer's link preferably not more than 1 minute in duration for promotion & publicity purpose.

In case of Membership Taken for 3 Months or 6 months (In case of 3 months membership participant can only upload 2 films in which one film can be uploaded free of charge. Membership will be applicable for 3 months from the date of submission of film)

(In case of 6 months membership total 3 films can be uploaded in which 2 films can be uploaded free of charge. Membership will be applicable for 6 months from the date of submission of film)

Shipping
The cost of any shipping to the festivals must be paid by the entrant. Collect or C.O.D. shipment will not be accepted. All international entries must be sent "Free domicile" to the festival office with all transportation charges, duties and taxes prepaid by the shipper. Be sure to include all the proper customs documentation, charges etc required by the shipping company.

Film Feature :

Best Film
Best Director
Best Original Screenplay
Best Actor
Best Actress
Best Cinematographer
Best Editor
Best Background Score
Best VFX
Best Writer
Best Debut Director
Special Festival Mention

Professional Short :

Best Film
Best Director
Best Original Screenplay
Best Actor
Best Actress
Best Cinematographer
Best Editor
Best Actor Supporting Role
Best Actress Supporting Role
Best Child Artist
Best Background Score
Best VFX
Best Writer
Best Debut Director
Special Festival Mention

Film Short ( Produced In Mumbai ) :

Best Film
Best Director
Best Actor
Best Actress
Best Writer
Best Cinematogher
Best Actor Supporting Role
Best Actress Supporting Role
Best Background Score
Special Festival Mention

Film Short Regional Movies ( Produced In Maharashtra ) :

Best Film
Best Director
Best Actor
Best Actress
Best Writer

Amature Short :

Best Film
Best Director
Best Actor
Best Actress
Best Writer
Best Cinematographer
Special Festival Mention

Film Short :

Best Film
Best Director
Best Actor
Best Actress
Best Writer
Best Cinematographer
Best Background Score
Best Editor
Best VFX
Special Festival Mention

Documentary Feature :

Best Documentary - 1st Award
Best Documentary - 2nd Award
Best Documentary - 3rd Award

Web-Series :

Best Web Series
Best Writer
Best Director
Best Actor
Best Actress

Animation Short :

Best Animation Film
Best Graphics
Best VFX
Best Background Score

Student Short :

Best Film
Best Writer
Best Director
Best Actor
Best Actress
Special Festival Mention

Officially Selected Movies will get Certificate & Winners will get Certificates & Trophy

Terms & Condition

01. MWFIFF reserves the right to showcase the films once submitted perpetually anywhere in the world through any format present available now or in future.

02. MWFIFF reserves the right to include the film or video and related material in its promotional activities.

03. All Decisions made by the Appointed “Selection Committee” Or "Jury" regarding Selections, Screenings, Awards at the Festival in entirety will be final decision. In case of Dispute, decision of the President is final.

04. The film makers and their representatives undertake to use the official logo and the status of their Selection or Award strictly in conformation with MWFIFF 2018 designs and they further undertake to use such festival logo in all their promotions, posters and marketing publications with the consent of the festival.

05. A film selected for the festival does not run in competition automatically. Selection Committee or A Jury will select the films that feature in Competition.

06. The Festival shall not bear / reimburse any freight or other charges in foreign or Indian currency.

07. Once selected for screening, the film shall not be withdrawn in any circumstance.

08. Entries under the all categories shall be of films certified by Information and Broadcasting Ministry or Central Board of Film Certification, India.

09. MWFIFF or any of its team member will not be responsible for late, lost, damaged, misdirected, postage due , or stolen entries.

10. Submissions must be entrants original work and shall not infringe on any copyrights, entrants agree that they have obtained all necessary copyrights permission regarding music, sound, and images etc.

11. MWFIFF or it's team will not be held liable for any copyright violation by you or your film.

12. MWFIFF reserve all rights not to screen any film for any reason it deems valid.

13. MWFIFF reserve the rights to change , cancel or reschedule the dates, venue, awards and categories without any consent or information to contestants.

14. The Opening date of submissions of ENTRIES IS 01.03.2018 and Closing Date Is
31.05.2018 Date of Intimation of Selection will be 20.08.2018.

15. The film can be in any language or any genre. All non-English films must have English sub-titles for festival presentation.

16. All Students Films must include proof of student status with the submission (i.e. copy of current and valid student I.D.) or their film will not be judged as a student film and could be disqualified.

17. Exceptions to the festivals regulations must be authorized by the Festival Director.

18. The applicant should ensure that the address or the email id shared with us in the application should be correct as it may be used by film festival office for communication.

19. Entries can be PAL or NTSC format. Festival Management will not be responsible if film is not screened due to problem with the DVD format, pendrive, or any error in the link or password shared with us.

20.Multiple Entries can be submitted, but with separate entry forms, DVD / USB Pen drive, synopsis/description, still photographs, press kit should be enclosed. Each film is considered as a new entry and each film will required appropriate Entry Fee.

21. The publicity or any such materials (Brochure, Stills, Poster, dvd's pendrive etc.) shall not be returned to the entrant.

22. Transportation and insurance costs of DVDs, pendrive etc related documents, photographs, publicity materials etc from the Country of Origin to the Festival Office shall be borne by the applicant. The festival or any team members etc will not be responsible for the parcel with airport authority of India or Custom department. The Custom duties shall be paid by the Filmmaker or the Producers.

23 The festival will not bear any expenses regarding lodging, boarding, travelling etc of the applicant during festival.

24 No work or artist will be either discriminated or favored by their country of origin, language, age, race, education, gender, ideology, or by their economic resources etc. Every content, every form, every technique will be admitted with no censorship of any kind.

25 Finalists will be notified through email. Moonwhite Films International Film Fest will use its best efforts to announce the selected films, winners at the designated time, but will not be held liable for any unforeseen delays. The list of selected films will be displayed on website and facebook page.

26.By entering the Moonwhite Films International film fest, contestants and/or their parents or legal guardian (if such entrant is a minor) agree to accept and be bound by the decisions of the Festival and its judges or committee members which are final and binding in all matters.

27. Festival Authorities reserve the right to accept or reject any film that is likely to offend sentiments, feelings, sensibilities etc of any caste, community, religion and sector is likely to promote racism or ill will in the society.

28. Entry constitutes permission to use winner's name, pics, posters, promo links, films, voice etc for future advertising and publicity purposes without any compensation.

29. Affidavits of winners under 18 years of age at time of award must be countersigned by parent or legal guardian. Affidavits are subject to verification by the Moonwhite Films International Film Fest All the legal issues, if any, shall be under the jurisdiction of India Mumbai Subordinate and Courts only.

30. Winners will have to pay Courier, Customs etc.. Charges to receive the Trophy if not able to collect it on the date of the Events. No Refund Of Submission Fee will be Entertained Once it is done.
Refund -Our refund policy is extremely simple and transparent. The fees once paid through any mode of payment gateway available through our website shall not be refunded at any cost or circumstance.

Shipping
The cost of any shipping to the festivals must be paid by the entrant. Collect or C.O.D. shipment will not be accepted. All international entries must be sent "Free domicile" to the festival office with all transportation charges, duties and taxes prepaid by the shipper. Be sure to include all the proper customs documentation, charges etc required by the shipping company.