Terms & Conditions

  Milwaukee Micro  International Film Festival (MMIFF)

MMIFF  TERMS & CONDITIONS 

By entering you are admitting to reading and agreeing to follow the General Festival Rules and the MMIFF Terms and Conditions. 

By entering or submitting to any competition you are admitting that you are 18 years of age or older and that you are granting the right to screen your screenplay publicly at least one time in the next year at the MMIFF. 

By entering or submitting to any MMIFF competition you acknowledge that you are not entitled to any refund or damage claims of any kind if your screenplay is unable to screen due to technical or operational difficulties or if your screenplay needs to be rescheduled or delayed for any reason. 

By entering or submitting to any MMIFF competition you acknowledge that you are not entitled to any refund or damage claims of any kind in regard to the promotion or advertising of your screenplay. 

By entering or submitting you are agreeing to reading and understanding the following: 

MMIFF reserves the right to refuse service to anyone. 

All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. 

All fees are non-refundable unless FilmFreeway Gold Member submission applies. 

All submitted materials become the property of the MMIFF and will not be returned. By sending your materials to the MMIFF, you are acknowledging MMIFFs right to copy any submitted material, and your screenplay or project will be listed on our website unless you request that it be removed. 

By submitting you are also acknowledging the right to allow MMIFF use of images and clips from your screenplay or project for the next 48 months. 

By entering this competition, entrants release and hold the MMIFF, its Members, Board of Directors, Officers, Staff and Volunteers harmless from and against all losses, damages, rights, claims and actions of any kind arising in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from participation with the competition or participation in any competition related activity. 

By entering this competition, entrants agree to acknowledge the following: 

SUBMITTER ACKNOWLEDGES AND AGREES THAT THEIR USE OF THE WEBSITE, ATTENDANCE AT MMIFF EVENTS, OR ENTERING INTO ANY MMIFF EVENT, CONTEST, FESTIVAL OR COMPETITION IS AT THEIR SOLE RISK. 

THE MMIFF DOES NOT MAKE ANY REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY AS TO THE ACCURACY, CORRECTNESS, COMPLETENESS OR USEFULNESS OF ANY CONTENT APPEARING ON WEBSITE AND IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN ANY CONTENT APPEARING ON THE WEBSITE, OR GENERALLY FOR THE ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, OR QUALITY OF ANY CONTENT APPEARING ON THE WEBSITE OR ANY OTHER MATERIALS PUBLISHED, UNPUBLISHED OR DISTRIBUTED BY THE MMIFF, OR ITS AFFILIATES. THE MMIFF IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY FAILURES, DELAYS OR INTERRUPTIONS OF THE WEBSITE. THE WEBSITE IS PROVIDED TO YOU “AS IS” AND THE MMIFF MAKES NO REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY OF ANY KIND TO YOU, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. SPECIFICALLY, THE MMIFF DISCLAIMS ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF TITLE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY, AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. 

YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL THE MMIFF BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE CAUSED BY YOUR RELIANCE ON CONTENT OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE OR CAUSED BY YOUR CONDUCT. THE MMIFF DOES NOT GUARANTEE CONTINUOUS, UNINTERRUPTED OR SECURE ACCESS TO THE WEBSITE, AND THE OPERATION OF THE WEBSITE MAY BE INTERFERED WITH BY NUMEROUS FACTORS OUTSIDE OF OUR CONTROL. 

IN NO EVENT SHALL THE MMIFF BE LIABLE FOR INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH USE OF THE WEBSITE / ATTENDANCE AT ANY EVENT / ENTERING ANY COMPETITION / SUBMITTING ANY WORK FOR IFS REVIEW OR SCREENING, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION FOR LOST PROFITS OR BUSINESS, OR ANTICIPATED LOST PROFITS OR BUSINESS, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. MMIFF AND ITS AFFILIATES AGGREGATE LIABILITY TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY IN ANY CIRCUMSTANCE ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THE WEBSITE OR THIS AGREEMENT IS LIMITED TO $500. 

Submitter (You) agree to indemnify, defend and hold The MMIFF harmless from any claim, expense or demand, including without limitation reasonable attorneys? Fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your breach of this Agreement, or your violation of any law or the rights of a third party. 

You acknowledge and agree that this Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the internal laws of the State of Wisconsin, excluding conflict of law’s provisions thereof that would indicate the application of the laws of any other jurisdiction and you hereby submit to exclusive jurisdiction in the federal and state courts of Wisconsin. You agree to receive service of process through certified mail or by other means sanctioned by law, and you expressly waive any claim of improper venue and any claim that such courts are an inconvenient forum. 

If any provision of this Agreement is held to be invalid or unenforceable, such provision shall be struck and the remaining provisions shall be enforced. You agree that this Agreement may be automatically assigned by The MMIFF, in its sole discretion, to a third party. 

Section headings are for reference purposes only and in no way define, limit, construe or describe the scope or extent of such section. Our failure to act with respect to a breach by you or others does not waive our right to act with respect to subsequent or similar breaches. This Agreement, along with any other terms and conditions regulating use of the Website, sets forth the entire understanding and agreement between us with respect to the subject matter hereof. The provisions of this Agreement and any ancillary terms and conditions will survive termination or expiration to the extent necessary to carry out the intentions of the parties. 

All content contained on MMIFF Website, including but not limited to video, clips, photographs, text, graphics, logos, icons, images and software (collectively, “Content”), is the property of MMIFF and is protected by U.S. and/or international copyright laws. 

Any reproduction, modification, distribution, transmission, republication, display or performance of the content contained is strictly prohibited, unless agreed upon in writing between screenwriter and MMIFF. If you use material appearing on the Website contrary as set forth in the Agreement, you may be liable for infringement, misappropriation or other causes of action to the fullest extent of the law. 

Unless otherwise indicated, all names, graphics, designs, logos, page headers, button icons, scripts, commercial markings, trade dress, and service names included in the Website are trademarks of the MMIFF and are protected by the trademark laws of the United States and other jurisdictions. You may not use, copy, reproduce, republish, distribute, modify or post any Trademarks in any way, including in advertising or publicity pertaining to or distribution of materials on the Website, without our prior written consent. The Trademarks may not be used in any manner that is likely to cause confusion, or in any manner that disparages or discredits us. 

Entrants warrant that they have the legal right to enter screenplay work to the MMIFF. 

As Director/Producer/Submitter of the MMIFF SUBMISSION, entrant(s) represent and warrant to MMIFF that the Screenplay or Screenplay and all parts thereof are original; that the submission does not contravene the rights of any person or entity and that entrants own or control the Screenplay and all parts thereof and have the sole authority to submit the Screenplay to the MMIFF; the Screenplay entrants submitted to the MMIFF is not subject to nor threatened by any litigation. 

Entrants acknowledge that no fiduciary or confidential relationship now exists between the Festival and entrants, and entrants further acknowledge that no such relationship is established by these guidelines, the submission of the Screenplay, or by the MMIFF'S acceptance, review or retention of the Screenplay or Screenplay submission.