Hot Barrels and Tight Lines. NZ Rod&Rifle Magazine presents the NZ Rod&Rifle Film Festival.

NZ Rod&Rifle Film Festival is a collection of short films that celebrate hunting and the culture that surrounds it. Each one is up to 20 minutes long. The films feature a wide spectrum of experiences, stories and images around hunting big or small game, waterfowl, upland game birds or pest control hunts. Some will make you laugh. Some will make you think. The common theme is that they are all for, about or inspired by hunting and related outdoor activities. The films will be chosen for quality of production, uniqueness and program variety.

Submissions may be up to 20 minutes long, The films can be about hunting any game animal or fresh water fishing.

Films and music videos must have been completed not more than three years before the opening date of the festival.

All entries with dialogue not in the English language must be subtitled in English.

All postage costs are the responsibility of the sender.

By submitting your film, you grant NZ Rod&Rifle Film Festival the right to use up to 30 seconds of your production for internet, and all other electronic media for promotional purposes.

NZ Rod&Rifle Film Festival may make copies of films that are selected for the purposes of censorship, obtaining media reviews/stories and for exhibition purposes.

The person submitting this film or music video warrants to NZ Rod&Rifle Film Festival that they have obtained all the necessary permissions to enter this film and that the film does not infringe the rights, including copyright, of any third party. This includes the use of any sound clips and music.

The person submitting this film agrees that NZ Rod&Rifle Film Festival, it's sponsors and partners, and judges, individually and collectively will not be held responsible for losses, damages, costs and liabilities relating to any films submitted to this festival.

We may showcase the winning films online to maximise the greatest number of viewers.

Submission of films does not guarantee showing at the NZ Rod&Rifle Film Festival.