- Amman International Film Festival – Awal Film (AIFF) requires all submitted films to be Jordanian premiere. Films previously screened in Jordan are not eligible. In addition, films already shown on any VOD, online platforms, TV, or any other similar media as well as films that are available for purchase are also not eligible.
- Only film owners and official organisations are eligible to submit films. Film owners are defined as principal producer, authorised distributor, copyrights holder and/or other authorised person that owns the film.
- Only films directed by Arabs are eligible to compete. Please refer to the Official Competition section for additional requirements.
- In the feature-length Documentary section, only first-time directors in the feature documentary film’s category are eligible.
- Only first-time directors are eligible for the Short Film competition. Please refer to the Short Film section for further information.