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Festival Rules

Please Read Carefully our Festival  Rules and Regulations before

submitting your film if you have anything you may want to know,

feel free to Contact us

All filmmakers submitting a film to the Cairo Shorts (hereafter known as ‘The Festival’,

‘We’, ‘Us” and ‘Our”), accept and agree to comply with the following Terms and Conditions:

1 -

The Festival only accepts short Films and  Documentaries up to 30min. from all over

 the world

2 -

The Festival only accepts online registrations and   submissions to be assessed Films must be have

 an English subtitles

3 -

More than one entry may be submitted. Each entry must be accompanied by an official entry form

4 -

We are only accepting films that have been produced during and after January 2023 at this time

5 - 

By submitting a film to The Festival, the submitter agrees that the film will be screened in a live theatrical venue during the festival


6 - 

All film entries selected for the festival grant Cairo International Short Film Festival (CISFF) the rights

to use provided stills, footage, clips, trailers and information from the film for promotional purposes



All films submitted must be free from any legal disputes and the filmmaker must have cleared all rights for music and exhibition


8 - 

The Festival will never share or streaming your Film (s) online without your permissions

9 - 

Cairo Shorts reserves the right to change any information contained in this document (including Festival dates, venues, events, awards and eligibility requirements)   without further notice    

10 - 

Filmmakers will be notified no later than November 15 of their submission status.

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