Terms and Conditions – MAFF 2022

Entries for the Mediaone Academy  Film Festival are open for everyone. Participants under the legal age must submit a consent letter from their parent or guardian.

MAFF – 2022 Only Accepts Indian Made Entries.

The total runtime of the listed categories including opening & closing credits, should strictly be as follows

  1. Documentary            (90 minutes max)
  2. Short fiction              (40/30 minutes max)
  3. Video Story               (10 minutes max)
  4. Music video               (10 minutes max)
  5. Animation video      (10 minutes max)
  6. Rap music                  (10 minutes max)
  7. Creative ad                (2 minutes max)

All content used in the  film must be either owned or licensed. If any copyrighted material is used in the film, the participant must have the permission and submit a copy to the Festival Organizers.

The Last Date for Submissions is 20th December 2022.

Films must be uploaded through online services like Google Drive or Dropbox and must be made available for download to the festival organizers. YouTube & Vimeo links are not accepted.

Only Films produced & completed after 1st January 2019  are eligible for the festival.

The application Fee is INR 500 per entry ( documentary, short film, music video, creative ad , animation, video story, rap music)

Multiple entries from the same participant are accepted, but each film must be accompanied by a separate entry fee.

Payments are accepted through bank transfers and UPI IDs.

Participating films will be made available for streaming to a private audience and the files will not be shared outside.

Mediaone Academy reserves the rights to copy or use the material submitted by the participants in any form, online or offline, for the festival’s promotional and archival purposes. Note that your entire film will never be shared with anyone or uploaded online without your permission. We understand that filmmakers want to keep the films private, and we will honor that.

The short films that are selected for final screening will not be allowed to withdraw under any circumstances until the festival is over.

Judges’ decision will be final and binding.

Festival Organizers and Mediaone Academy reserves the right to change / modify / alter any rule or its part or event of this competition anytime.

Any dispute pertaining to submission, screening, selection or any matter related to MAFF 2022 shall be subjected to the jurisdiction of Calicut court only.

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