Terms and Conditions

By submitting a film in this contest, you grant FocaLength a license to use your film as detailed in the “license” section below. You also acknowledge that your film may be placed by FocaLength within a publicly available database of films on the internet. However, there is no guarantee any film submitted in this contest will be used by FocaLength at all. Prize money is subjected to Income Tax law of the beneficiary’s country and thus TDS will be deducted. Winners may be required to execute prize acceptance documents and return them within ten (30) days from date of issuance of notification (or other specified time frame in notification) or prize may be forfeited (in FocaLength’s sole discretion), as more fully detailed below. By entering this contest, participant agrees to these terms and conditions (“terms”), which are a contract, so read them carefully before entering. FocaLength is not responsible for actions of the participants or the content of the video. FocaLength reserves all the rights to remove any video at any stage if found as violation of any laws. FocaLength reserves all the right to retain or remove any video on FocaLength platform at any time at its sole discretion.


To be eligible, the video must be submitted to FocaLength within the stipulated period as mentioned in the respective contests and in accordance with the procedure mentioned. By participating in this Contest, participant agrees that (even if the participant is not a winner) the film may be included in a publicly viewable online database. The video’s ranking or rating is a generated data by an algorithm used by FocaLength and may be displayed publicly. FocaLength is not responsible for any claims of manipulation allegedly done by other participants. FocaLength reserves the right to remove any entry if found guilty of any sort of unethical manipulation. If found violation of rules or laws at any time, FocaLength reserves the right to strip down the winner privileges and display the same publicly in FocaLength platform or any suitable platform. Participation in this Contest constitutes Entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Terms and the decisions of FocaLength, which are final and binding in all matters. This is not an offer or solicitation in any jurisdiction where FocaLength is not authorized to do business.


FocaLength reserves the right to reject or remove any entry submitted which is obscene, defamatory, libelous, abusive, harassing, tortuous, intimidating, vulgar, pornographic, profane, threatening, invasive of privacy or publicity rights or otherwise objectionable, or unlawful subject matter or which constitute or encourage a criminal offence, violate the rights of any party or otherwise gives rise to liability or violates any law, in its absolute discretion. Entrant Content must not infringe, misappropriate, or violate any rights of any third party including, without limitation, copyright (including moral rights), trademark, trade secret, or rights of privacy or publicity. Entrant Content must be suitable for presentation in a public forum. Participant agrees that their participation in the Contest and agreement to these Terms. FocaLength reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any entry from any contest which refers, depicts, or in any way reflects negatively (in FocaLength’s sole discretion) upon FocaLength, the Contest, or any other person or entity or does not comply with any of these Terms.


Winners are selected mainly based on the public viewing and voting. Ratings may be obtained based on criteria such as Quality, Screenplay, filmography, direction, dialogues, soundtrack, music, songs, sound mixing and so on. FocaLength may choose to change the criteria from time to time as deemed fit and necessary. Participants are prohibited from obtaining votes by any fraudulent or inappropriate means, as determined by the FocaLength in its sole discretion, including, without limitation, by offering prizes or other inducements in exchange for votes. Use of these techniques, or of any script, macro, or other automated or artificial system to vote, or acting in any manner with the intent or effect of impairing the integrity of the voting process, is prohibited and all such votes will, upon discovery by FocaLength, be deemed null and void and may lead to the disqualification of the applicable entry. FocaLength reserves the right to contact participants for verification purposes and administration of the Contest. FocaLength’s decisions are final and binding in all matters relating to this Contest.