The NBAFF spotlights the best in American Independent Films that exhibit the multi-cultural and diverse aspects of American life. The three day festival takes place in North Beach Maryland with special waterfront screenings, area events, live entertainment and more.
Best Student Film
Best Music Video
SELECTION OF WINNERS & PRIZES
FILMS WILL BE SELECTED BY THE NBAFF JURY ALONG WITH THE FESTIVAL PROGRAMMER & PRODUCER. FROM THESE SELECTED FILMS THE NBAFF AWARDS WILL BE PRESENTED.
THE NBAFF ARE NOT LIABLE NOR WILL BE HELD RESPONSIBLE IF COPYRIGHTED MATERIALS OR UNAUTHORIZED MATERIALS ARE INCLUDED IN THE FILM. IT IS THE SOLE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE APPLICANT TO SECURE PROPER PERMISSION FROM THE COPYRIGHT HOLDER OF MUSIC, STOCK FOOTAGE OR ANY OTHER MATERIAL WHICH COULD VIOLATE ANOTHER ENTITY’S COPYRIGHT OR EXCLUSIVE USE OF THE MATERIAL.
FILM SUBMISSION NOTES
FILMS MUST HAVE BEEN COMPLETED WITHIN THE LAST THREE (3) YEARS
IF YOUR FILM IS SELECTED, YOU MUST PROVIDE A HIGH RES MP4
ALL NON-ENGLISH FILMS MUST HAVE ENGLISH SUBTITLES
NO EDITS OR CHANGES WILL BE MADE IN FILMS BY NBAFF FOR ANY REASON
NBAFF RESERVES THE RIGHT TO INVITE FILMS
THE SUBMISSION OF ALL FILMS REPRESENTS AN AGREEMENT TO THE POLICIES SET FORTH IN THE RELEASE FORM AND THE SUBMISSION GUIDELINES
I hereby agree to permit my film to be screened at the NBAFF. I am the sole owner of all legal rights and title and have the authority to submit the enclosed materials to the NBAFF. I guarantee that all rights necessary for a film festival screening have been obtained.
I will indemnify and hold harmless the NBAFF, individually and collectively, from and against all claims, demands, losses, damages, judgments, liabilities and expenses (including, but not limited to attorney’s fees and costs of the court) which may be incurred by reason of any claim involving copyright, trademark, publicity, screening, credits, and loss of or damage to the screening materials entered.
I understand that, unless otherwise specified, the NBAFF provides no financial compensation for any exhibition of my work.
The NBAFF reserves the right to use the submitted publicity information, photos, and excerpts in its marketing and publicity, including online formats, for the festival and any other uses related to the promotion of the festival.
I understand, am authorized to accept, and agree to abide by all terms listed in this release and in the submission guidelines.