Rules & Terms

Rules & Terms

To be eligible for consideration, films must include animation on screen for at least 50% of their runtime. All films must be non-fictional in nature – ie. concern a factual subject.

Our judges will watch and evaluate each entry to determine which submissions are selected for screening during the festival. By submitting your film you hereby give us the rights to publicly screen your film at FAFF 2022 and any related events, such as future FAFF screenings, talks and seminars.

Please note that complimentary tickets (ie. your film project was selected for screening) are only valid for individuals directly connected to the production and/or distribution of your film. Tickets are not transferable.

1. Animated films under 1 minute.
By submitting your film, you permit us to use any publicity stills you have supplied, as well as stills from your film, for promotion of the festival, and allows us to use up to 12 seconds of your film in trailers and other video promotion. Non-English language films must be subtitled in English. Filmmakers must secure all copyright clearances. FAFF will not accept responsibility for any copyright infringement.

2. Animated films 1-20 minutes.
By submitting your film, you permit us to use any publicity stills you have supplied, as well as stills from your film, for promotion of the festival, and allows us to use up to 30 seconds of your film in trailers and other video promotion. Non-English language films must be subtitled in English. Filmmakers must secure all copyright clearances. FAFF will not accept responsibility for any copyright infringement.

Prizes cannot be exchanged for cash and are not transferable. Submission fees cannot be refunded.