Rules & Terms
-You agree for Voiceless Film Festival to screen your film if it is an official selection for this year's festival and are obligated to your commitment if you submit.
-All non-English films must have English subtitles.
-Works-in-progress will be considered, provided they will be completed prior to the festival.
-Please do NOT send stills or press kits. If your film is selected we will ask you to email us additional media. If selected you give permission for VIFF to use press materials, such as clips, trailers, stills, and cast information from the film for promotional purposes.
-Submitters will agree to hold harmless Voiceless International Film Festival from and against any and all claims, liabilities, losses, damages, 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, credits, publicity, screening, and loss of or damage to the screening videos entered.
-Admission fees are non-refundable
-Maximum feature film length submission- 1 hr and 40 min
Voiceless International Film Festival California proudly accepts entries via FilmFreeway.com, the world's best online submission platform.
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Prizes and Awards
The Women's Award
Best Short Award
Local Spotlight* (SF Bay Area filmmakers)
Best Feature Award
Best LGBT Award
Best Documentary Award
Best Music Video
Best International Award
Films for change, for the people, for social justice, people of color, LGBT, race, class, gender, environmental, and under represented communities, are all encouraged to submit.