Our Rules and Guidelines for 2021 Submissions:

Your submission implies that you have the legal right to represent and submit this film for consideration, along with your acceptance of HIFF regulations.
1) International films are required to have English subtitles
2) Features are any film over 50 mins. Short films are 50 mins and under.
3) To submit a film or script, you must have created the project yourself, own the rights or have permission from the owner of the content to submit the film to us.
4) Films must be 2017 or newer to qualify for an award.
5) Our festival is run by a small group of volunteers, film enthusiasts, and professional film judges. Every effort is made to provide great communication. If there is anything we can assist with, please send us an email and we will contact you back within 72 hours.
6) HIFF reserves the right to refuse acceptance of submissions deemed by the festival to be inappropriate and violating the Rules and Terms. Should you wish to question HIFF about the decision, you can contact us by email.
7) One entry fee per category. The same film can be entered into one or more categories, but each category requires an entry fee. 8) All fees are non-refundable

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