RULES OF SUBMISSION
Language: The films must include English or spanish subtitles (unless the spoken language is English).
Double presentation: Authors can only submit the same entry every month if their film didn’t win any awards.
Genry & Extension of films: Short films as well as feature films of any genre and format up to 35 minutes (short films) and 300 minutes (feature films) are accepted.
Screenplays: Filmmakers can enter their screenplay (of any genre, up to 40 pages) to the competition. They will not be published anywhere.
A filmmaker can submit their films and works online through online film festival partner's; or submit entries via film form available on the festival website.
The films chosen by the Jury for the monthly competition, will form the Official Selection of the month. The filmmaker is notified via email and through the festival´s partner where he made the submission.
The monthly competition starts on the 15th of each month and ends on the 12th of the following month. The Official Selection will be announced on the 14th of each month; And the next Saturday will be the Live screening of the best movies of the month. On Sunday, the winning films of the month will be announced.
The filmmaker/institution that is submitting the film must own the rights to do so and is responsible for the content they are providing.
Only your movie will be placed online, if you wish. There must be an express acceptance of you; Otherwise, only the trailer will be posted online.
The applicant agrees to have read and accepted the rules & regulations for participation in the South Film and Arts Academy Festival.
The applicant confirms that he/she has the requisite authority or has obtained the requisite authority from the producer/right holder to enter this film in the SUFAAF.
Introducing two new categories:
Short film made in quarantine
Feature film made in quarantine
The categories of the festival are as follows:
Student Short film
Drama Short film
Comedy Short film
Horror Short film
Thriller Short film
Crime Short film
Mystery Short film
Fantasy Short film
Sci-Fi Short film
LGBTQ Short film
Animation Short film
Documentary Short film
Indie Short film
First film by the director
First film by the director
Trailer or teaser
Screenplay Short film
--- CAST & CREW AWARDS ---
First Time Director
Young Actor (<18)
Young Actress (<18)
--- Networks Awards: When you submit the movie, it will be placed on Facebook. To vote for her you must give Like to the festival page and place a comment on the publication of the film. The winning films will be the ones that more comments achieve in their publication of Facebook.
--- Audience Awards: Audience votes on Live screening day.
The theater show Must be filmed
-- Musical show Awards--
Group musical show
Individual musical show
Must be filmed. We accept orchestras, musical groups, individual shows, etc.