FILM SELECTION CRITERIA
Each film will be seen at least twice and evaluated in 10 areas of focus:

- The originality of the vision

- Dramaturgy

- Actors performances

- Cinematography

- Editing

- Emotional appeal

- Sound

- Mise en scene

-Film’s theme supported by a particular mood and emotional tone

-Score

FILMS MAXIMUM DURATION PER CATEGORY & ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:
Short films maximum durations is 20 min.

Medium length films duration is 45 min.

Feature films minimum duration is 70 min.

To be eligible for consideration, all Films must meet the following requirements:

- Films must have been completed after 1 January 2018.

- All films must be «Final Cut».

- «Works in progress” and »rough cuts» will NOT be considered.

Please note that CIFF-Romania will not pay any rental or screening fees for submitted Films. If filmmakers or representatives of filmmakers are using a third-party distribution or sales agency to send a Film to CIFF-Romania, filmmakers are responsible for any fees the third-party may charge and CIFF-Romania shall have no liability in respect to such fees.

NO screening fees will be paid under any circumstances to selected films.