Refund policy means that a good film deserve an award, and if the film is not selected in the festival, there will be a refund for the submission fee.

 Film Festival Submission: World Tolerance Awards

About the Festival

World Tolerance Awards is part of a big festival group, the International Film Festivals. Working closely with the Council of Creative People (Dewan Kreatif Rakyat) and International I-Hebat Volunteers, they strive to give recognition to people who work and dedicate his/her life for tolerance. He/she could be anyone from any kind of profession, from all age, and from any parts of the world.

The Festival's mission is to promote tolerance; towards our neighbors, towards different religions, different political views, tolerance towards the environment.

Deadline: November 30, 2016
Notification date: December 4, 2016
Awards Ceremony: December 13, 2016

Festival email:

Festival website


Main Categories:

- General
Submit yourself, or people you know, living or dead who concern about humanity. CV and other supporting documentation or related information like photos, clipping, or films are suggested.

- Documentary Film
Documentary film at any length about humanity or biography.

- Feature Film
Narrative feature film with duration more than 60 minutes (about humanity issue).

- Short Film
A short narrative film with film duration <60 minutes about humanity issues.

Entry fees: $75 USD

Main Category submission:

Submission category:
Submitter's name & film title:
Film duration & director:

Creative Awards Categories:

1. Director
2. Producer
3. Script-Writer
4. Lead Actor
5. Lead Actress
6. Cinematographer
7. Story
8. Editor
9. Production Design
10. Sound
11. Music
12. Costume Design
13. Make Up
14. Special Effect
15. Animation
16. Supporting Actor
17. Supporting Actress
18. Ensemble of Cast

Entry fees:
single category: $75 USD
5 (five) categories: $ 300 USD

Please e-mail your selection to:

Creative Award Category Submission link:
Filmmaker's name & film title:
Film duration&Award Category:

5 Categories:

Filmmaker's name & film title:
Film duration & Categories:

Special Awards Categories:

1. New Star of Tolerance and Acceptance Award
2. Star of Tolerance and Acceptance Award
3. Star of Peace Award
4. Star of Inspiration Award
5. Star of Humanity Award

Entry fees: $100 USD / entry category

Special Awards Categories submission link:

Submission category:
Film Title & Filmmaker's name:
Duration, Director & Category:

Medal of Honor of Tolerance

- Entry fee: $ 350 USD
(including medal, certificate and shipment)
- 1 nominee per submission.
- You can nominate more than 1 person.

Medal of Honor of Tolerance Submission:

Film Title & Filmmaker's name:
Duration and Director:

Statue of Supreme Excellence:

- 1 Gold Colored Statue of 30 Cm
- 1 Laminated certificate of 30 X 40 Cm
- 1 Winner's Sash
- including packaging and delivery.

Shipment alternative:

- Without shipment guarantee
- With shipment guarantee

Entry fees:
$850 USD (without shipment guarantee)
$1050 USD (with shipment guarantee)

Statue of Supreme Excellence Submission:

Delivery type:
Film Title & Filmmaker's name:
Duration and Director:


Please read this below TERMS & CONDITIONS carefully before you submit.

This agreement pertains to all Work/s submitted to World Tolerance Awards:
Be it known to any filmmaker or submitter, by submitting your film/s) to the World Tolerance Awards, you are agreeing to all TERMS AND CONDITIONS below in full.

Submitters can submit themselves, or people you know, living or dead. CV and other supporting documentation or related information like photos, clipping, or films are suggested. Our juries may also search information from other sources once we accept the submission.

1. The submitter guarantee that all rights and releases have been legally secured, including music rights, songs, etc and the submitter releases the Festival and all its member from any legal action whatsoever.
2. A. If nominated, 2 DVD PAL and 1 (one) blu-ray (optional) or DCP, must be sent. Mark case and DVD, with the title, length, and director's name. Please mark your film with "No Commercial Value - For Cultural Purposes Only" either on the envelope and the shipping invoices. Although every possible care will be taken with DVDs while in our possession, however, we cannot accept responsibility for unforeseen loss, stolen, or damage of entries. Please do not send originals. We do not receive downloads of any kind.
B. For general category without film reference do not need to send the above items (number 2A).
3. All transportation/shipping costs (including customs clearance) to Jakarta, plus fees for insurance while in transit, must be borne by the participants (please write: For Cultural Purposes only - Not for commercial use). The Festival Director reserves the right to refuse any shipment involving unpaid costs.
4. All submissions should be sent pre-paid.
5. We will not return your screening and exhibition copies.
6. All submission fees are non-refundable.
7. All selection committees' and juries' decisions are finals.
8. Only producers or directors can receive the physical awards at the award ceremony.
9. Regardless of the Prize and winning status, winning filmmakers who can't attend the Awards Ceremony in Jakarta, will only receive laurels.
10. The festival has the right to disqualify a winning film for any reasons, without having to explain the reasons to the submitter.
11. Submission of an entry gives the festival permission to have accepted work exhibited, photographed, locally telecast, and reproduced either in part or whole, for educational or publicity purposes. Filmmakers can request in writing that their material should not be used for such purposes after the Festival.
12. We do not pay any screening fees. Not all winning films will be screened. The festival has the full right to select the winning films to be screened.
13. The Festival Directorate may deny participation to any film unable to meet the technical requirements for a public screening of good quality.
14. The Festival Management reserves the right to make changes in the profile of the Festival if it becomes necessary to do so due to circumstances beyond his/her control.
15. All filmmakers/submitters are expected to keep communications with the Festival professional and in good taste. Failure to do so may result in disqualification at any point in the adjudication process, including the nullification of Official Selection status or nominations. That stated, the Festival will only communicate with the person who submitted his/her film to the festival, and that Festival should not be expected to communicate with any other persons.
16. The festival has the right to work with any institution and partner festivals for all kind of cooperation, including joint events or promotions.
17. The Festival reserves the right to make any necessary changes in regulations or scheduling.
18. The submitter/filmmaker also acknowledges that remediation of any sort will be limited to a refund of their submission fees.
19. Films could be from any year.
20. All disputes in respect of any matter relating to the World Tolerance Awards shall be subjected to the exclusive jurisdiction of the competent courts in North Jakarta. Any dispute arising as a result of submission to the Festival will have a recourse limited to the lesser of either the submission fee paid or the cost of correcting the issue.

By submitting to our Festival, submitters/filmmakers:
- indicate that they have read, understand, agree with, and will comply all of the Terms and Condition above, and accept all of the terms and conditions herein, in their entirety, without modification.
- agree to indemnify us and hold us and our employees, owners, affiliates, and partners harmless from all claims and liability associated with your participation or entry to the Festival.