top of page

GOT A QUESTION??

Maybe We Can Help?

Here are some of the frequently asked questions that we get.  Hopefully, they can answer yours.

Q: Where is the festival?

A: Festival physically takes place on the Wirral (UK) but all the films will be available to watch online.

Q: Who can submit to the festival?

Short answer: Anyone can.  Long answer: We do not judge or discriminate against anyone who wants to be a part of the festival. 

Q: Do we have to pay to attend the festival?

A: Yes there will be a fee to attend. Tickets for our in-person event will be £10 per person. Online prices to view the films TBD.

Q: How do we submit a film to the festival?

A: Via our filmfreeway page.

Q: Do we have to pay to submit to the festival?

A: Yes, all of our deadlines/prices can be found in our submitting and beyond page or at our filmfreeway page.

Q: Is there an age restriction on this festival?

A: No. We do encourage parental guidance as some films may have adult themes

Q: I live in a different country from where the festival is.  Can I submit my film?

A: Of course you can.  We will happily accept your submission, whether you are our next-door neighbour or halfway across the planet.

Q: My film has already been submitted to other film festivals.  Can I still offer it to the festival?

A: Yes, you can.  We will still accept the submission, regardless of its history in the film circuit as long as the film was made in the last 2 years.

Q: What is the dress code for the festival??

A: For the physical event and the online award ceremony, it is smart/smart casual/evening wear.  So dress to impress.  For the online Q+As, it is casual wear. 

Q: Are there any COVID-19 restrictions that the film festival is implementing?

A: The festival is not implementing any restrictions regarding COVID-19. 

However, if you are feeling unwell from any health-related issue, we ask that you don't come to the festival in person if you do have a ticket, but please do enjoy it online.

Q: Are we allowed to take pictures/screenshots of the festival??

A: Absolutely, take as many as you like. We ask that you don't take any form of recordings of the films being showcased, as it could open you up to copyright claims. 

We will have photographers at the physical event taking pictures as well. So if you wish to attend the physical festival and do not want to have your picture taken, please contact us, and we will take measures to make sure that does not happen.

If you still have a burning question, please speak to us via social media or email: starlingfilmfest@gmail.com

bottom of page