Rules & Regulations

  1. Dial M For Films is Mumbai Academy of Moving Image’s online knowledge series that focuses on breaking down what lies behind the moving image. Through a series of curated, live conversations with path-breaking film talent, this initiative aims at putting audiences in the front seat with some of the best in the business. It is curated by Smriti Kiran (Artistic Director of MAMI).

  2. The details of upcoming sessions will be announced on our social media platforms (TwitterInstagramFacebook) and our website.

  3. Dial M For Films is only open to registered members of the MAMI Year Round Programme (MAMI YRP). In case you are an existing MAMI YRP member, you don't need to register again. If you are new then:

    • If located in Mumbai, register HERE

    • If located in Delhi, register HERE

    • If located in any place other than Delhi or Mumbai, register HERE

  4. This is open only to people who are of the age 18 and above.

  5. Please note that each of these sessions has limited seats. MAMI will select the final participants through an internal selection process. All participants will be informed of their selection at least 2 days prior to the session is slated to take place.

  6. Participation in Dial M For Films is free of cost.

  7. In order to participate, interested MAMI YRP members need to fill up the form HERE.

  8. The participant hereby declares that the information given in the form is true and correct to the best of their knowledge and belief. In case any information given in the form proves to be false or incorrect, the participant shall be responsible for the consequences.

  9. Only selected MAMI YRP members will receive an e-mail with details of how they can participate in the session. This e-mail will include the session's access link and password.

  10. Please join the session 15 minutes before the start time to minimize last-minute issues.

  11. Participation in Dial M For Films is non-transferrable. Only selected members can join the session. In case details of a session are shared with anyone, MAMI reserves the right to disqualify any participants.

  12. By submitting the Form, the participant acknowledges and agrees that MAMI and its internal selection committee receives numerous participation forms, and that there may be a possibility that he/she may not be selected for Dial M For Films. Thus, participant agrees that MAMI shall not be responsible or liable for the consequences of any participant being refused participation for Dial M For Films.

  13. By agreeing to the Rules and Regulation, every participant agrees that he/she will not organize any similar event which attempts to replicate the Dial M For Films event or any of its unique features, activities and components or which seeks to benefit in any way from MAMI’s branding or goodwill. Doing so will result in legal action by MAMI and every participant hereby agrees to remain liable for any and all costs incurred by MAMI.

  14. The proprietorship over Intellectual Property including without limitation trademarks, trade names, logos, brand names, service marks, trade secrets, know-how will at all times be MAMI’s Intellectual Property.

  15. No video recordings by the participants are to be taken during a Dial M For Films session. In case, any instance comes to the notice of MAMI, strict action will be taken against such participants.

  16. In the event any participant breaches any laws or misuses or discloses any confidential information, then MAMI reserves the right at its sole discretion to restrain/prohibit such a participant from participating in Dial M For Films or take legal action against such participant.

  17. MAMI is not liable if they cannot fulfill any of its respective obligations in relation to the Dial M For Films event and/or resulting from these Rules and Regulations and/or cancellation of the Dial M For Films event, including without limitation due to holding of the Force Majeure Event (such as act of God, epidemic diseases announced by the World Health Organization, fire, strike, lightning, explosion, earthquake, windstorm, cyclone, flood, aridity, accident, war etc.) or any part of it, or in cases beyond MAMI’s reasonable control.

  18. The Dial M For Films sessions will be recorded and made available later to view for everyone.

  19. MAMI reserves the right to settle all cases not covered by the guidelines 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 the courts of Mumbai.

  20. For any further queries, please write to us at dialmforfilms@mumbaifilmfest.com.