Rules & Terms
All submissions for LifeArt Media Festival are to be paid by credit card.
Multiple entries are allowed for each filmmaker and each entry may be entered in multiple categories. The submission fee is non-refundable.
Submissions are accepted from Withoutabox and Filmfreeway.
Please provide an online link to your submission and be sure to include the password on the attached online submission form. Or you can send a DVD screener in PAL or NTSC format.
Media Films / TV / WEB / VR in language other than English must include English subtitles.
Please send all DVD submission copies to the address below:
LIFEART Film Festival 2017 / MCF
206 Piraeus street
Athens 177 78, GREECE
Written comments describing entries are beneficial. DVD Entries will not be returned.
LifeArt Media Festival endeavors to complete all selection procedures by 1st May, 2017 and inform all submitting parties, in writing, if their film has been successful or not after that time. Successful submissions will receive an online Filmmaker Festival Pack After your film is officially selected you will be receiving an email by our programmers to provide us the digital stills of your film & director's info and full production credits
Selected films must provide a Blu-ray DVD and if possible a Digital Cinema Package (DCP) in order to be screened at the LifeArt Film Festival. The film title must be clearly labeled on all material as well as whether your film is PAL or NTSC.
A selected Blu-ray or DCP must be received by LifeArt Media Festival no later than 30 days prior to its scheduled screening date.
LifeArt Media Festival aspires to provide the best quality projection possible but will not be held liable for any failure in the technical quality of the projection, nor will fees be refunded in any such case.
Screenings are scheduled during the Festival at the discretion of LifeArt Media Festival. Whilst every effort will be made to adhere to the published schedule, LifeArt Media Festival reserves the right to make changes at any time for any reason. Festival will not be liable for any costs claimed as a result of a change in scheduling.
No film may be withdrawn from the festival program after its selection.
By submitting to “LifeArt Media Festival” you warrant, as sole and exclusive owner/s of all legal right and title thereto that you have absolute authority to submit the entry to LifeArt Media Festival. You will indemnify and hold harmless LifeArt Media Festival, and its judges, its sponsors and partners, its directors, staff, volunteers, individually and affiliates collectively, from and against all claims, demands, losses, damages, costs, liabilities and expenses including legal expenses arising out of or in connection with any and all claims, including third party claims, based on films/videos/artworks submitted to LifeArt Media Festival.
If your Film / TV / Web / VR or other artwork is selected, you expressly grant LifeArt Media Festival the royalty-free, perpetual, non-exclusive right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, distribute, and display any and all publicity materials related to the Film / TV / Web / VR or other artwork, including but not limited to stills, press releases, bios, and trailers, in whole or in part, without limitation to territory, and/or to incorporate said publicity materials in other works in any form, media, or technology now known or later developed.
LifeArt Media Festival the right to screen your film or video at and as part of the festival. You may not and will not withdraw your film or video from consideration once it has been selected for inclusion in the festival. and by accepting inclusion in LifeArt Media Festival, you grant non-exclusive rights to showcase the film during as many screenings as required and online on the lifeart festival website only. This includes the competition screenings and the “Best Of” showcase. In addition, LifeArt Media Festival has non-exclusive rights to repeat the showcases throughout the year for fundraising and promotion purposes. All ticket sales and online income are property of LifeArt Media Festival and its affiliates.
ACCEPTANCE OF REGULATIONS
By signing the entry form for LifeArt Media Festival, the participant accepts, without reservation, the terms of the present regulations as stated in this document which constitutes the entire agreement between the parties with respect to the use of films and supersedes all prior or contemporaneous understandings regarding such subject matter. No amendment to or modification of this agreement will be binding unless in writing and signed by an authorized representative of LifeArt Media Festival.