Rules & Terms

Festival Terms & Regulations


1- The festival is a quarterly season and accepts all types of film from all over the world, less than 20 minutes (short films), more than 60 minutes (feature films) 

2- Films must have been completed after 1 January 2016. There is no premiere requirement. You can also submit the same project in the next season competition in case you haven’t been officially selected in past editions. 

3- All films must be presented in their original language with English or Spanish subtitle. 

4- Additional categories (Director, Cinematography, etc.) will be evaluated separately, so they will be considered as separate categories, any movie has the possibility of winning them. 

5- No work or artist will be either discriminated or favored by their country of origin, language, age, race, education, ideology, or by their economic resources. Every content, every form, every technique will be considered with no censorship of any kind. 

6- Bue.IFF doesn’t download data or accept Dropbox submission. Please only send links to your media hosted on 3rd party servers such as Vimeo or YouTube. 

7- The selection committees and juries decision are final.

8- In order to participate, the entrants must bear a nonrefundable entry fee. 

9- Reviews will be made by the festival directors and will be published on the festival’s official website. 

10- Filmmakers and screenwriters retain 100% all of the rights to their projects and materials that they submit to the Buenos Aires International Film Festival. 

11- The Festival Management reserves the right to make changes in the profile of the festival if it becomes necessary to do so due to circumstances beyond his/her control. 

13- You agree to indemnify and hold harmless us, our officers, affiliates, employees, and partners from any and all claims and liability arising out of entering or transmitting your film or screenplay to the Buenos Aires International Film Festival (Bue.IFF).

14- By submitting a film or any media through any submission way, the Filmmaker agrees to grant the Festival the right to use the title, synopsis, and trailer of the Film for advertisement purposes, including using of those materials on the Festival’s website.