The Princeton Film Festival showcases the work of emerging filmmakers around the world. The Festival is an event on Princeton's campus in the spring in which there are not only screenings of accepted submissions, but speeches and panels composed of speakers in the film industry.
1. GENERAL RULES FOR SUBMITTING A FILM TO THE PRINCETON UNIVERSITY FILM FESTIVAL
a. Films must be between 2 and 30 minutes.
b. Short films do not have any world premiere requirements. Films will not forfeit their eligibility if they have been screened on a separate media platform outside of the Festival.
c. The Princeton University Film Festival will only accept films that are completed. No rough cuts or work-in-progress films will be considered.
d. Any film including significant dialogue in a language other than English must provide on-screen English subtitles.
e. It is the responsibility of the applicant alone to secure authorization for any copyrighted or trademarked material. The Princeton University Film Festival will not be held accountable for the inclusion of unauthorized material. The Festival reserves the right to disqualify any film that fails to obtain the rights to any copyrighted or third party material. Should any infraction occur, the applicant will defend the Princeton University Film Festival and absolve and indemnify it of any liability.
f. The Princeton University Film Festival is under no obligation to return comments or feedback regarding the film to the applicant, nor the process by which the films were reviewed or information concerning other applicants.