Rules & Regulations

Samskara International Film Festival is one of the best upcoming festivals as it brings in the synergy of the many facets of filmmaking. It offers competition in Feature films, Short films, Animations, Film & Video Productions, Web Productions, New Medias, Music Videos and Experimental Productions.
  • Only online Submission will be accepted through Film Freeway.
  • By submitting to the Festival you confirm that you own the rights of the film and you agree to allow your project to be shown by the Samskara International Film Festival. Your name and information about your project may be used for promotion.
  • Filmmakers competing in this festival that wishes that their films are not shown films online, can submit their films into the trailer/teaser category. Judges will award the best films through private screenings.
  • Not All Selected films may be listed for screening. The Selected films list is only for Juries for nominations and awards and not for screening purpose, which you may kindly note.
  • Submissions in languages other than English / Hindi must be subtitled in English.
  • We accept all kinds of films and the film production could from any year.
  • Multiple entries are allowed. You can submit more than one film to the same category or different Category.
  • Each entry must be accompanied by non-refundable fees. PLEASE DO NOT ASK FOR WAIVERS.
  • Please note that you will have to pay separate charges for Postage & Courier for Trophies / Mementos etc. if you are a winner and unable to collect them at the Awards Function. 
  • The festival has the right to disqualify or remove any winning film for any reasons, without having to explain the reasons to the submitter.
  • The Festival reserves the right to make any necessary changes in regulations or scheduling.
  • The festival authorities will have the right to retain film copies of each film and the material send as part of our festival library & can be screened in for Education, promotion, awareness & non-commercial purposes.
  • The decision of jury members will be final and accepted by all.
  • The Festival is open to everyone. If you’re under 18, you will need to include a parent’s name and contact info.