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Zed Fest Film Festival accepts the widest, wildest, and weirdest variety of movie genres.
MAJOR GENRES
SUB-GENRES
(Must have a Horror, Sci-Fi, Action/Adventure, Fantasy, or Supernatural elements.)
Horror
Science Fiction
Action/Adventure
Fantasy
Supernatural
Foreign/International
Art-house/Experimental
Music Videos
Documentary
Mocumentary

Comedy
Spoof/Parody/Sweded

Anaglyph 3D
Old School Super-8/16mm/VHS/BETAMAX (must be digitized)
Stop Motion Animation (Not cartoons, Not CGI)
Trailers
Un-Finished Films
Pranks/Stunts/Bloopers
B-Movie
Z-Movie
Recycled Media
STANDARD RUNTIME CATAGORIES
Super Short
Short
Featurette
Feature
1-4 Minutes
5-15 Minutes
16-39 Minutes
40+ Minutes
$15
$25
$35
$40
WAIVERS
We do not waive entry fees. Please do not ask. Since this is a competition based film festival it would not be fair to all of the other contestants who have paid their entry fees to allow a submission to enter for free.

Mail Entries To:
Wendy Medrano
P.O. Box 11293
Burbank, CA 91510

To Enter: Download and return the rules and release.pdf.

Fill it out completely and email it to: zedfest@gmail.com include a copy with your submission

Submissions will not be accepted until we receive full payment and a signed, completed rules and release form.

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SR Rules

Make check/money orderpayable to: Wendy Medrano - In the Memo line of the check write: Zed Fest

Please include a Press Kit or any promotional materials you have, including web links and Imdb listings.

 
RULES & RELEASE
All judging will be anonymous. All entries must be accompanied by a completed and signed release form. You may enter more than one movie, but you must submit a separate entry form and release form and with each submission. Finalists and winners will be determined by professionals in the film Industry. You must be 18 years or older to enter. Participation in Zed Fest Film Festival implies understanding and acceptance of all terms included in this application. Entry does not guarantee placement in the festival. Every submission will be given full consideration. Entries will be selected to be featured in whole or part as finalists to appear in the festival. Finalists will be judged by category and winners will be announced at the end of the festival.

Entries may be on
Region 1 or 0 DVD
Online Streaming Media
.mpg
.mov
.avi

Time Limit:
Super Shorts 1- 4 Minutes
Shorts 5-15 Minutes
Featurettes – 16-39 Minutes
Features – 40+ Minutes

Genres:
Horror
Science Fiction
Action/Adventure
Fantsy Supernatural

By entering, entrants release and hold Zed Fest Film Festival, it's owners, employees, board members, staff members, volunteers, promoter and host and all other contest entities harmless from and against any and all losses, damages, rights, claims, and actions of any kind arising in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from the contest or participation in any contest- related activity or resulting directly or indirectly from acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of any prize awarded in connection with the contest, including without limitation personal injury, death, and/or property damage, as well as claims based on publicity rights, defamation, and/ or invasion of privacy. The promoter, the host and contest entities do not now and shall not have in the future any duty or liability, direct or indirect, vicarious, contributory, or otherwise, with respect to the infringement or protection of an entrant's intellectual property rights, if any, respect to any submission or concept, reviews, material, video and/or other materials provided in connection with the contest. By entering the contest, entrants release, waive any claims with regard to, and hold harmless the promoter, the host and the contest entities from and against any and all claims of any kind that are or could be asserted with respect to any matter relating to the contest. Entrants further agree to indemnify, defend and hold the promoter, host and all other contest entities harmless from any and all damages, liabilities, fees and cost incurred in defending against any third party claims or threats of claims asserted against promoter, host and/ or other contest entities arising from any entrant's participation in or conduct associated with the contest. By submitting this work for review, the submitter understands that they retain all rights to ownership of the work, and give Zed Fest permission to feature, advertise, display the work, in whole or in part, at any of it’s festivals or functions.