Rules & Terms

The festival receives entries from all over the world and creators of all ages and nationalities. Films with extreme political or racist views are not accepted. The festival accepts entries regardless of the duration of the films. However, in case of a tie, films from 15 to 75 minutes will be preferred. All entries will be made through the international platforms FilmFreeway, Without a box etc. or by e-mail through the festival website, so that we can send you the necessary entry forms. Participation in the festival implies the possession of all the property rights of each film, as well as that the applicant has all the required authorizations of the copyright holders of the film. Applicant acknowledges: Cantomed-WSMDF is a non-profit cultural organization and does not pay promotion fees. Cantomed can schedule up to three screenings at its discretion during the festival.

The selection committee of the films is appointed by the director of the Festival, who can replace its members, before the start of the selection, for a serious reason, as well as to modify points of the regulation for reasons of better operation of the festival. The mentioned replacement can be done, indicatively, for health reasons or another serious problem. The members of the committee will be four and together with the director of the festival five and they will come from the field of letters, arts and sciences and will be people of known value. If a film is selected as a finalist, you must immediately send us an mp4 or mov file without subtitles and an srt file in English for final screening. In this case please send us these files online (We transfer, MyAirBridge etc.).

The Commission will select 20 films, which will be included in 5 groups depending on their duration, which will be screened during the festival. On the sixth and final day, excerpts from all the films that will be awarded will be screened. The award ceremony for the winners and the farewell party will follow, with the participation of all the spectators. The festival will be free for all spectators. The festival will finally be able to use short excerpts from the films that will be submitted, for advertising purposes only. Also, if a creator wishes to show his film in some schools for educational purposes or in some institutions for the elderly and disabled, he should inform us about it.