Rules and Restrictions

  1. Play nice.
  2. All films must be the original work of the filmmakers, the filmmakers must hold all applicable rights, including music rights, and the film must not infringe on anyone else’s copyright or intellectual property.
  3. Films must be in English, or have English subtitles.
  4. Run time for features must be longer than 45 minutes.
  5. Run time for shorts must be no longer than 45 minutes.
  6. Preview screening format are digital screeners only.
  7. Entry fees are non-refundable.
  8. Submitting does not guarantee acceptance into the fest. Screenings, days and venues are at the discretion of the Fest.
  9. While we don’t wish to limit any filmmaker’s artistic vision, the Mid Tenn Film Fest is designed as a family friendly event. Submissions should fall into the “PG-13” or milder category (gore, excessive coarse language, gratuitous nudity discouraged).