At “Monthly Indie Shorts” platform, we promote the best Shorts, Documentaries, Music videos , animations from all over the world. The mission of our platform is to introduce the audience with the filmmakers from over the world and to open the new names, new filmmakers. All filmmaker can submit their films and screenplay online through film freeway; all genre films will be accepted. Winners will be announced on our website and social media pages every month. The films of the Official Selection and the winners will be selected each month, so the filmmakers will know the result of the competition very quickly.


– Films can be from all languages but must have English subtitles at the time submitted.

– Short Film runtime between 2 to 40 minutes.

– Feature runtime between 40 minutes and above.

– Project starting 2018 and Above.

–Monthly Indie Shorts reserves the right to accept or reject any work presented based on the content that is reviewed by a specialized committee that will approve the work or not.

-Submitted films must have a youtube or Vimeo link with or without unlisted status or password.

-By Submitting you allow “Monthly Indie Shorts” to use press materials from the film / Script for promotional purposes without uploading the film/trailer.

-All films / Scripts selected for the Festival grant the Festival the right to use press materials from the films for promotional purposes.

-Filmmakers , Screenwriters must have all rights associated with their films / Screenplay and allow “Monthly Indie Shorts” to use clips for publicity purposes, including uploading a clip/trailer/Poster/Image online.

-The burden of obtaining copyright and all proprietary interests for the submitted material rests solely on the applicant.

-You may submit more than one film, but each one must be on a download link and must be accompanied by its own completed submission form.

“Monthly Indie Shorts” will not publish the full-length film without the permission of the submitter. If the filmmaker decides not to show film online we will screen the short privately and all private films are equally qualified for all the awards.

“Monthly Indie Shorts” will not publish the Screenplay without the permission of the submitter, if the Scriptwriter decides not to show his Screenplay online we will read it privately and all private screenplays are equally qualified for the award.

-No multiple entries of the same film.

– We do not require premiere status.

– No political/religious propaganda.

– No pornography.

– The film must be submitted in the correct category or else it will be directly disqualified.


By submitting your film / Screenplay t to our festival you agree that your piece of work (full film, trailer, Script) can be uploaded/embed on our website. The filmmaker/institution that is submitting the film / Script must own the rights to do so and is responsible for the content they are providing. By submitting, the filmmaker allows “Monthly Indie Shorts” to create a page for their film / Screenplay without infringing the copyright of any kind of form. Filmmakers can make a request to remove the film / Script link at any time.


The applicant agrees to have read and accepted the rules & regulations for participation in the “Monthly Indie Shorts” 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 “Monthly Indie Shorts” and make available the print for screening. Under NO circumstance, the authorities of “Monthly Indie Shorts” will not entertain or be answerable to anyone else apart from the applicant.

By submitting your Film / Screenplay to “Monthly Indie Shorts” via FilmFreeway, you freely and voluntarily give and express your full and complete acceptance of all of the Rules and Regulations.

All entry fees are non-refundable.


After a film has been selected for the film competition, the filmmaker is notified via email only. The selected films will be published on the festival website. All films which are selected/nominated for the competition will be informed only by emails & listed on the festival website. No inquiries or arguments will be entertained regarding non-selected films. The decision of the selection committee will be final.

“Monthly Indie Shorts” have the right to change, cancel the dates, awards & categories without prior information to the submitter.

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