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Festival Rules, Guidelines and Information
NOW IN OUR 16th YEAR - Submissions are closed for 2020. We are accepting ongoing submissions for 2021.
Click here to download the MY HERO International Film Festival Call for Entries Postcard.
MY HERO will not accept films that promote hatred, violence, or intolerance. We strive to be an all-ages friendly site, so please keep that in mind when submitting a film for consideration. Work submitted to this film festival must celebrate a hero, explore concepts of heroism, or explore hero-related topics.
Rights & Clearances
By submitting your film to MY HERO, you grant MY HERO permission and rights to place your film, if accepted, in its entirety on the MY HERO film festival website.
By submitting your film to MY HERO, you grant MY HERO permission and rights to publish selected screenshots from your work on the MY HERO Web site and in promotional materials. You also grant MY HERO non-exclusive rights to use your film or excerpts of your film in promotional and educational outreach opportunities, including the MY HERO Portal on the Google Cultural Institute!
Deadlines & Fees:
February 1st - Early Deadline - $25
March 1st - Regular Deadline - $30
April 1st - Late Deadline - $30
October 1st - FINAL Extended Deadline - $35
Download the Release Form
Download the Parental Consent Form (for actors under the age of 18.)
All footage, video graphics/pictures, and audio (including sound bites, music, etc.) MUST be original, unless you have express written consent of the original owner for use in your work. We will not knowingly accept a movie that contains uncleared material.
1. All work must be original.
2. Only films 10 minutes and under will be accepted.
- Downloadable HD link to your film in vimeo or youtube prefer .mp4
3. Selected works must be cleared for exhibition on the MY HERO website.
Certificates are given to all first place winners. Selected winners will receive sponsored prizes.
Cash prizes are available for Special Awards.
Details about the Special Awards
The MY HERO Project
International Film Festival
1278 Glenneyre #286
Laguna Beach, CA 92651 U.S.A.
For additional INFORMATION contact: [email protected]
A special thank you to our Prize Sponsor - SHURE!