Rules & Regulations

Lonely Seal Company Group / Rules & Regulations


— Competition is open to U.S. and International entries.

— Entries must not have been publicly shown before 2015. 

— Entries must be submitted online through Withoutabox, Film Freeway or through a Vimeo link. If you use a Vimeo link, please remember to provide your password. 

— You may submit multiple entries but must fill out a separate entry form and pay an entry fee for each.

Every possible care will be taken with entries while in our possession, however, we cannot accept responsibility for loss, damage or additional charges incurred en route, or due to normal wear and tear, or due to equipment failure. Additionally, Lonely Seal Online Film Festival is held harmless from any and all claims, liabilities, losses, damages, and expenses which may be incurred by reason of any claim involving copyright, trademark, credits, publicity or screening of any film.

Entrant grants Lonely Seal Online Film Festival  permission for accepted films and related marketing materials to be reproduced and distributed – in whole or in part – for purposes of jurying, education, and promotion of the festival. 


— Entry fee (must be paid online).

–3-Line Synopsis. 

–Feature Films: Please include no more than a 250 word synopsis (may be used for Festival Program and website).

–Accepted entries must submit at least one web-ready still at 72dpi and 560×315 pixels.