Regulations

It is permitted to submit documentaries, reports, commercials and feature films in the categories of nature, the environment, tourism and travel

For all filmic forms, a distinction in length for film up to and from 30 minutes applies. An exception is advertising films, which must not exceed a maximum length of 5 minutes.

The respective submitter guarantees the full rights to the submission, this also applies to attached press and advertising material. As part of the festival, this is guaranteed by the submitter, film screenings of the submitted films are free of charge for the organizer. Demo fees, license fees and / or costs of any kind will not be due or will be borne by the submitter. Rights of third parties must not be violated, the responsibility lies with the submitter. Costs of any kind are not covered by the festival and are the responsibility of the submitter.

Submitted films may not have been published before 01.01.2016.

Film must be submitted in German or English. If another language is the main language of the film, German or English subtitles are also permitted.
The submitter is responsible for the correctness of the translation.

Submission is only possible via Filmfreeway or via the form on the NTFF NATOURALE homepage. All films must be available either via Vimeo or YouTube link.

All films should be submitted electronically, DVDs or other media will not be accepted.

Please do not send any press material before being asked to do so.

Unsolicited submitted materials will not be returned.

The festival fee of 60 euros is payable on the day of submission and the context of submission, by mentioning the film title and the director. Payment is possible via PayPal or bank transfer (Hypovereinsbank Wiesbaden, Konto: 5231370, BLZ 550 204 86).

More than one film per submitter may be submitted. Each submission requires separate submission documents and a separate fee.

All submission documents must be complete.

A refund of the festival fee is not possible under any circumstances.

A pre-jury, organized by the festival management, will nominate 5 films in each category.

The main jury selects the respective winners from the nominated films.

All nominated films and the respective winners must be confirmed by the festival management.
The result of the festival management is final, legal recourse is excluded.

Should no worthy winner be found for one or more categories, then the festival management can also refrain from awarding a prize.

Winners of a “Hessian Lion” should be present in person or send a representative from their team to receive the prize in Wiesbaden during the Festival days. The cost of the accommodation will be covered by the Festival for two days. The Festival offers the stay in on of th partner hotels of the Festival. Private reservations will not be accepted. Further travel expenses must be paid by the winner.

Submission to this festival is not permitted if prohibited by law in the country of submission.

With the submission, the submitter assures that he has read, understood and accepted all regulations of the Festival..

All submitted data of the participant may be used in connection with this or future festivals.

Updates and further information can be found on the NTFF homepage.

Changes to the regulations can be made by the festival management at any time.

Jurisdiction is Wiesbaden.

 

To submit, please use the attached form or submit your works directly via Filmfreeway.
Deadline: July 1, 2019.

Submission Form Filmfreeway