Please read the Rules and Regulations before submitting your entry for Word to Screen Market.

Fields with * are required.

  • Title of the Book

  • Genre

  • Name of the Author

  • Bio of the Author

  • Synopsis (Up to 150 words)

  • Date of Publishing
    (If it’s an upcoming book then please mention expected date of publishing.)

  • Optioning Rights that are Available
    (Please mention details of which of these rights are available: 1. Audio 2. Audio Visual 3. Derivative Rights 4. Territorial Rights. If any of these rights have already been optioned, please mention that as well.)

  • Book Cover (Please add a hi-resolution image - 300 dpi or more)

  • Author’s Image (Please add a hi-resolution image – 300 dpi or more)

  • Awards Received (if any)

  • Translations (if any)

(Please note that without all the above information about the books being submitted, we will not consider your application as complete.)


By submitting this form, I, the undersigned, agree and confirm that:

  1. I have read all the rules and regulations pertaining to the Word to Screen Market.
  2. The book/manuscript submitted has been/will be published in India.
  3. I am the rightful representative and/or sole audio-visual adaptation rights owner of the work and there is no lien, encumbrance and/or third party right on the submission.
  4. I agree and confirm that I am responsible for the authenticity of the information provided and in case of any discrepancies in the information provided, my entry will be disqualified.
  5. I am the authorised representative of the project and will present the pitch at the Word to Screen Market 2019.
  6. The book / manuscript has not been optioned to any other content creator / producer representing any form of audio-visual format i.e. motion picture, television, web, digital etc. along with but not limited to their derivative rights.
  7. I am able to travel for the Word to Screen Market and will ensure that any paperwork or further submissions required for the same will be duly processed by me.
  8. I further understand and agree that this is a pitching forum and that my entry only guarantees an opportunity to pitch the optioning rights of the submitted work.
  9. I confirm that the submitted work is/will be original work under the Copyright Act 1957 and will not infringe any right including but not limited to copyright and/or right of privacy of a third party. The submitted work or any part thereof will not be defamatory and/or against public policy in any manner whatsoever.
  10. I understand that in the event my book/manuscript is selected, the project documents submitted to MAMI may be rendered accessible to jurors/third-party partners/evaluation committees associated with the market and I consent to the same.
  11. I hereby indemnify and agree to keep MAMI and Word to Screen Market indemnified against all claims, penalties, losses, damages, liabilities, costs or expenses in event of any infringement of rights or dispute and agree that I will initiate claim only against the concerned person / individual before the appropriate forum.
  12. I will comply with all the publicity and promotional obligations required by Word to Screen Market 2019 in connection with the submitted work.
  13. Word to Screen Market 2019 reserves the right to change Rules & Regulations of the program without prior intimation and I hereby agree to be unconditionally and completely bound by the revised Rules & Regulations.
  14. The Festival Director reserves the right to settle all cases not covered by the rules and regulations and to grant exceptions in special cases. All cases will be governed by and construed in all respects in accordance with the laws of India and settled under the exclusive jurisdiction of courts of Mumbai.
  15. I acknowledge and agree that I am participating in the Word to Screen Market 2019 voluntarily with free-will and consent.
  16. I confirm that I have full power and authority to provide this undertaking and have not entered into nor shall enter into any agreement or arrangement which will inhibit or restrict my participation in the market.