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CATEGORIES

  • Best Actor
  • Best Actress
  • Best Supporting Actor
  • Best Supporting Actress
  • Best Director
  • Best Director of Photography
  • Best Original Movie Script
  • Best Movie
  • Best Short Film
  • Best Documentary
  • Best Haitian Music Video (no payment required)
  • People’s Choice Awards (no payment required)

THE PROCESS

  • Read the Submission Rules
  • Complete the submission form online
  • Make Payment online
  • Print and sign copy of the submission form sent to you via email
  • Send your signed copy of the submission and release forms and film to us by email

THE RULES AND REGULATIONS :

1. Only work that was displayed in theaters or released on DVD between January 2017- April 2018 inclusively will be accepted for the 2018 MPAH Haiti Movie Awards.

2. all entries must be appropriately watermarked and it should be done in such a way that it will not impair viewing during the screening process. Please mail us a watermarked copy of your movie master at the address below or If your movie has not been released yet on DVD, please send us a private Vimeo, Youtube link to watch your movie online.

3. beyond credits, no film submitted must contain any commercials or materials that have no relevance to the film. Any film found to contain any form of advertorial shall automatically be disqualified

4. filmmakers must ensure that the copy of the film/dvd submitted is of good picture and audio quality. Any film found to be sub-standard in any of these areas would automatically be disqualified. Clarity of picture is of essence

5. if the filmmaker or practitioner entering the film is not the copyright owner, he/she must submit a letter of consent to enter the film from the copyright owner

6. 2 dvd’s of the film must reach MPAH together with a signed copy of the online submission form by June 23,  2018. Submissions received after the above deadline will not be considered. In addition, filmmakers submitting entries are advised not to use paper labels on dvd’s as they sometimes prevent dvd’s from playing

7. all shipping costs of the submitted materials must be borne by the sender and please note that submitted materials will not be returned to the sender.

8. MPAH reserves the right to transfer submissions to a master hard drive digital library as it is hoping to build a permanent MPAH digital library, however MPAH will not theatrically or otherwise screen for commercial purposes any film without the express written consent of the appropriate right holder(s)

9. MPAH reserves the right to use 3-5 minutes extract of the submitted films, videos for promotional purposes

10. those submitting entries must ensure that they completely fill out the space provided for synopsis and for such details as cast and crew list, duration of film, country of production, original language of production, date of completion of production and date of release of film (s) etc.

11. The Motion Picture Association of Haiti (MPAH) will send an official acceptance email acknowledging receipt of the entry with further requirements and next steps to follow.

12. the decision of the MPAH College of Screeners as concerns entries and the decision of the jury shall be final.

13. MPAH will send an official acceptance email acknowledging receipt of the entry and will send nomination email prior to the awards advising on further requirements and next steps.

14. the nominees for each category will be announced on Sunday, June 24, 2018.

15. as a submitter, you agree that you have the authority and capacity to submit the film and materials to MPAH Haiti Movie Awards.

16. that MPAH shall not be held liable or responsible in any manner whatsoever for any loss or damage of whatsoever type or nature incurred as a result of the submission of the films and materials

17. Please email us head shot and bio of actors and directors and press kit including Posters, postcards, Video clip, Trailers at movieaward@mpah.org / haitimovieaward@gmail.com

18. Movie must be in spoken Creole or French or English or with English subtitles.

19.For your movie to be considered it has to be directed by a Haitian Director or the main character(s) of the movie must be Haitian(s).

20. In order to review your movie payment must be made in full by June 23, 2018.

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