Contestants must fully comply with the following Entry Rules & Regulations mentioned below including submission deadlines, film duration, hard-coded subtitles, film assets and other requirements, which in turn ensures acceptance of the entry.
Contestants from any institution belonging to the Salesian Family from any part of the world can submit their film entries for DBGYFF Season 2.
CONTESTANT AGE LIMIT
Any young person from 14 to 25 years of age can participate in the festival
MOVIE AGE LIMIT
Submitted Films must not have been created before January 1, 2022 and have been screened or exhibited online.
“Love builds Peace and Solidarity”. All submissions should be based on the theme of DBGYFF 2023.
DBGYFF welcomes films belonging to most genres. Films that portray cruelty to humans, nudity and gory content will NOT BE ACCEPTED.
DBGYFF 2023 welcomes all film entries in any preferred genre.
The duration of the work should not exceed 5 minutes.
SUBMITTING MULTIPLE FILMS
You can submit only one film in the festival. Multiple entries by the same individual is not permitted. Each entry must be submitted together with its completed online registration form.
LAST DATE FOR SUBMISSION
The Final Deadline for registering and uploading your short film for DBGYFF is Tuesday, 15th August 2023.
By submitting the film to DBGYFF, you are giving DBGYFF the permission to exhibit excerpts of your film in one or more DBGYFF festival websites plus in all other promotional events of this festival including television and social media promotions.
DBGYFF is committed to notify contestants on the final status of the jurying by their Notification Date. Reminder emails will also be sent, in the vicinity of the festival.
The Selected films from all genres will be screened to the public, by and large, to young audiences at the Annual Don Bosco Global Youth Film Festival, scheduled to take place this year on Friday and Saturday, 13 & 14 October 2023 globally.
Before you start submitting, please take a moment to review these specs to help submit your film entry.
Submission Film MUST be uploaded with all the THREE MAJOR ASSETS, failing which your submission will not be considered valid for DBGYFF 2023.