Terms and conditions
1.Cheap Cuts documentary film festival 2017 will take place on TBA.
2.Cheap Cuts is a festival dedicated exclusively to short documentary. We are particularly interested on the independent productions and new emerging talents.
3.Deadlines for entries 2017 is TBA.
4.Only entries that include the sending of the film (uploading) and a fully filled application form will be accepted. Entries must be filled at FilmFreeway.
6.The version of the films to be used for the selection process will not be deleted. They will become part of the archive of Cheap Cuts where they may be consulted by the associates. For any kind of public projection during the festival no further permission from the owner will be required.
7.The selection committee will decide the section in which the film will be programmed. The festival is responsible for the selection of the films that compose the entire program.
8.At the festival, all the selected films will be screened with English subtitles. It is the filmmaker’s responsability to ensure that the version of the film intended for screening is sufficiently subtitled in English.
10.In case the film is selected, Cheap Cuts festival will inform the participant via email. After the participant has been informed of the film selection for the festival, the film must not be shown in the UK publically until it is screened at Cheap Cuts Film Festival.
11.Immediately after being confirmed the selection, you should send by email:
• Three photos from the film (minimum resolution: 300 dpi – 10x10cm)
• Biography and filmography of the director.
• Final synopsis for the program and for the catalogue.
• Previous festivals and awards.
12.The costs related to sending the copy to UK will be borne by the participant.
13.The competition juries will comprise nationally and internationally renowned film makers from the documentary short film field. Decisions of the juries are final.
14.After the film has been selected, the festival may use a fragment of three minutes length of the film for promotion of the festival on tv, radio, internet, as well as the publicity material of the film (press kit, posters, etc.) for promotion purposes also.
15.Cheap Cuts Festival guests are not covered by the insurance of the festival.
16.Participants films must follow copyright laws for music, footage or any other form of material used in their films.
17.All entries of films made to Cheap Cuts presuppose knowledge of and acceptance
of these regulations.
18.The festival board will decide upon all matters that are not covered by
these regulations in accordance with the international rules of film festivals.