We're an online-exclusive genre festival that SUPPLIES FEEDBACK for successful film submissions! Watch our film festival trailer here - https://youtu.be/fDrDbrvvRqs
WE'RE A LITTLE DIFFERENT FROM OTHER FESTIVALS - We asked festival entrants what they wanted from a brand new festival. We were surprised to find that they didn't want another screening - they wanted real, valuable feedback from people in the industry. So we set out to make that happen. Read more in the awards and prizes section, or visit our website for full details - mythicfilmfestival.com/feedback
WE'VE ASSEMBLED A TEAM OF EXPERT JUDGES - We're a team made up of award-winning creative professionals who work across film and advertising. From global production backgrounds to leading advertising agencies, our team of organisers and judges are perfectly placed to create a festival that behaves and thinks differently.
A FilmFreeway EXCLUSIVE PARTNER - We've partnered with FilmFreeway to launch our first festival. This exclusive partnership ensures legitimacy and ease of submission for all entrants.
ALL THE LAURELS! - We award laurels for shortlisted entries, highly commended entries, category finalists, category winners and judges picks.
THE MYTHIC AWARD - We give away one 'Mythic Award' every year - this is our overall winner's award for our favourite film of the festival.
WE AWARD WITH FEEDBACK - Our team of specialist Judges provide a range of numeric and bespoke, written feedback for each film that makes it through the initial selection process. We provide two tiers of feedback for successful submissions...
Numeric Feedback - We're delighted to be able to provide numeric feedback to ALL successful entrants to our film festival. This level of feedback is a 1to10 grade across 10 different categories like 'worldbuilding' for example.
Written AND Numeric Feedback - We provide both numeric AND written feedback to our top 30% ranked submissions. Written Feedback is a short paragraph - up to 100 words - that may express things the judges liked, disliked or even just simple praise - this will be different for each and every film.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Mythic Film Festival is on the hunt for the best genre shorts across Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Horror, adventure, comedy, student and international genres.
Films must be submitted via online screener.
All films must have a run time of between 1 and 20 minutes. We do not accept films that run beyond 20 minutes.
- All submissions must have been completed after 1 January 2017.
- Works-in-progress and films with distribution are not accepted.
- Films must not have received more than 50% of their funding from a studio or broadcaster.
- All films not in the English language are required to have subtitles.
We are open to films of all recommended age classifications. We have no censorship rules on gore, violence or nudity. We will not tolerate cruelty to animals. We will not tolerate films in poor taste regarding issues like race or sexuality if it does not serve the plot.
All FilmFreeway submissions for Mythic Film Festival are to be paid by credit card or PayPal. The submission fee is non-refundable.
Selection of Films
Submissions are reviewed and selected under the following criteria:
- Quality of narrative and production values
- Independent nature of the production
Mythic Film Festival endeavours to complete all selection procedures by August 31st and inform all submitting parties, via FilmFreeway, if their film has been successful or not after that time. In rare circumstances, the judging process may take longer than anticipated, so we reserve the right to roll over this date should the need arise.
We are an online-only festival and thus do not hold screenings. We endeavour to provide value in other ways - like awarding feedback with nearly all our successful submissions.
We do not provide feedback to films which do not pass our initial approval process. We endeavour to provide numeric feedback for all successful submissions. We endeavour to provide written feedback to the top 30% of ranked shorts in each genre. This ranking is determined on a numeric scale during the judging process. Written feedback is no more than 100 words and is at the judges discretion regarding the content of the feedback.
Whilst every effort will be made to adhere to the published schedule, Mythic Film Festival reserves the right to make changes at any time for any reason. Mythic Film Festival will not be liable for any costs claimed as a result of a change in scheduling.
GENERAL AGREEMENT OF PARTICIPATION IN MYTHIC FILM FESTIVAL:
By submitting to the Mythic Film Festival I confirm that I have read and accept the terms and conditions of Mythic Film Festival. I will provide the festival with any additional information required pursuant to these rules and regulations.
I certify that I hold all necessary rights for the submission of this film/video to the Mythic Film Festival and that all rights and clearances have been made. This film is not subject to any litigation nor is threatened by any litigation.
By Agreeing to these terms, I transfer to Mythic Film Festival the right to use excerpts of the submitted film, its stills, and trailers, for the purposes of publicity and marketing of the festival, and for other non-commercial uses related to the promotion of the 2019 festival. I hereby agree to indemnify Mythic Film Festival, in the event that such rights have not been properly transferred.