Closed For Season-Announcement Date Set For January 26th, 2021

The Festival Recognizes and Awards All Competitive Categories.


1. DATES:

PitchFest 2020 will be held remotely from November 9th-27th, 2020.

2. SUBMISSION CATEGORIES:

Projects submitted to PitchFest for consideration may apply to multiple categories.

-The Maximum Number of projects one may enter in PitchFest is 8
*including writing teams or production companies
-The Maximum Number of projects selected from any one category is 35
-Creators retain all rights-Submitting to this event in no way forfeits those rights-Available for distribution means-some territories are still not sold

The Festival reserves the right to determine eligibility of any project for any Festival program or submission category.

3. SUBMISSION GUIDELINES:

SUBMISSIONS ARE ACCEPTED EXCLUSIVELY VIA FilmFreeway.

YOU MAY SUBMIT MORE THAN ONE PROJECT (Maximum eight) AND PREVIOUS PROJECTS THAT WERE REJECTED MAY BE RE-SUBMITTED.

Language:

All screenplays, treatments, and TV Pilots must be in English or Spanish.

Films, are accepted in any language but must include English or Spanish subtitles.
All artist are required to respect all deadlines prior to and before selection.

4. SELECTION STATUS:

Upon completion of the selection process, the Festival will attempt to contact the Applicant using the contact information provided on the submission form to notify the Applicant of the Project's acceptance status. The Festival disavows any responsibility and will not be held responsible for, any failure to contact the Applicant using the contact information provided on the submission form. It is the sole responsibility of the Applicant to ensure that the contact information provided on the submission form is correct throughout the entirety of the Festival selection period.

The Festival is under no obligation to provide to the Applicant or any other representative of the Project any comments or feedback regarding the submitted Project, any information relating to the manner in which the Project is, will be, or was reviewed; any views that the Festival or any reviewers of the Project may hold concerning the Project; any reasons why the Project, should it not be accepted, was not accepted; or any other information relating to the Festival’s review, consideration and/or selection process regarding the Project specifically or submissions generally beyond the information set forth in these Rules and Regulations.

The Film Festival Management will establish the pitching schedule.

5. SELECTION COMMITTEE :

The Selection Committee will be national and foreign individuals recognized in the cinema and cultural world.

The decisions of the selection committee will be FINAL.

In the interest of fairness, we cannot waive entry fees for any project entered into this specific event. It’s important to us that the same rules and entry fees apply to all applicants so no one project is favored over another.

7. GENERAL CONDITIONS:

All information above shall supersede any other guidelines associated with the Festival and or PitchFest. The Festival is entitled to make interpretations in any case not considered in these rules and regulations and may make exceptions whenever justified. The Festival Management will review unforeseen cases. Whenever a controversy arises from the interpretation of any of the articles in these rules and regulations, the ruling document shall be the original document in English.

A submitted project implies full agreement with this document. Failing to comply with any of these articles may result in denying the participation of a project in PitchFest.

Oaxaca FilmFest has the right to add, alter, change, or delete any portion of the guidelines at anytime without notice.