Rules and Eligibility
By entering the Film Genesis competition, you fully agree and affirm that you have read,
accepted, and understood all of the following terms:
You are at least 18 years of age and are eligible to work in the state of California.
You fully own the rights to the intellectual property of any material that has been entered into the competition.
All entries must be in electronic form (scripts must be entered in PDF, DOC, DOCX, FDR, or FDX format; produced material can be entered as an online video upload if applicable.)
Material that has been submitted to other competitions, contests, or festivals is ALLOWED (and the entrant is free to continue submitting it to other competitions, contests and festivals with no restrictions.)
Adaptations are allowed only if the entrant has obtained the rights to adapt the source material (and can provide proof upon request.)
International entries ALLOWED (screenplays must be written in English; short films must either have English dialogue or may include English subtitles.)
Awards and Production Funding Prize Amounts including production budget and services are subject to change at the sole discretion of the administrators of the competition. The scope of services and budget provided to the winner and are finalized based on the content, implied budget requirements, and other factors such as the overall commercial viability of the winning project.
If no individual work submitted is determined to be commercially or artistically viable for production, based on the discretion of the judges and/or administrators of the competition, the contest may be extended on a rolling basis until a project of sufficient quality can be chosen.
There are NO limitations on the completion dates of the scripts or projects entered into the competition.