By submitting a film for consideration to the The Good Coast, filmmakers agree that the content they submit is 100% their own, and does not break any copyright laws. Most people understand that the actual film footage has to be their own. But it goes much further than that. All graphics, images, and music etc must be original work, or the filmmaker is required to have permission from the content owner.
Any film contest submission that violates these rules will not be considered for the contest.
Any film contest submission that violates these rules will not be considered for the contest. The most common question we receive is about music. And this is because it’s not always possible or practical to create your own music. If you wish to use music you need to gain the necessary permission or you can utilise this awesome site: Free Music Archive is an amazing site offering free music downloads.
Have you heard of Youtube Library?
Another inexpensive option is Artlist – music licensing for videos.
We also have some music that can be used. If you feel you need help in this department reach out to us.