Rules & Terms

In order to be eligible for the festival, all submissions must adhere to the rules outlined here.

  • SHORTS must be NO longer than 40 minutes including credits, any genre.
  • DOCUMENTARIES can be any length.
  • We love films highlighting a social justice or human rights issues.
  • All experience levels may enter.
  • No torture scenes or pornographic material, Rated R or below only.
  • All entries must be submitted through FilmFreeway, no exceptions.
  • Films accepted into Dragonfly Film Fest must be able to deliver the full film file via a downloadable link or a zip drive within 3 days of notification or the accepted film will become disqualified.
  • Dragonfly Film Fest reserves the right to disqualify any entry for any reason at the full discretion of the event organizers and/or judges.
  • Any film selected for screening will qualify for one free pass to the assigned film block. Discounted tickets for remaining crew will be considered.
  • Any selected film makers present during the screening will be allowed and encouraged to participate in a Q&A during their film block.