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H HANDBOOK: Appendices

Oct 1, 2023

The "Appendices" section of the Hysteria By GIRLONFILM Handbook is a crucial reference point for contributors, offering detailed FAQs and guidelines that streamline the submission and collaboration process.

Section 4: Appendices


Collaboration and Communication FAQ

Collaborative Processes:

How does collaboration work at Hysteria By GIRLONFILM?

Collaboration involves working with various team members, including editors, other contributors, etc. This process is facilitated through shared platforms or virtual meetings.

Can I collaborate with other contributors on a project?

  • Yes, cross-collaboration between contributors is encouraged. Coordination with Hysteria By GIRLONFILM is required in order to align your collaborative efforts with the publication's goals.

Communication Channels

What are the primary channels of communication?

  • Communication is primarily conducted via email or in some cases Instagram DMs. For real-time collaboration and discussions, we may use platforms like Slack or Zoom. Contributors will be informed about specific communication platforms for their projects.

How should I communicate with the editorial team?

  • Direct any editorial queries or communications to the assigned editor via email or the designated communication platform. For general inquiries, use the central contact information provided in the handbook.

Feedback Mechanisms

How will I receive feedback on my submissions?

  • Feedback is typically provided via email or through our content management system. In some cases, feedback may be given during virtual meetings.

Handling Revisions and Edits

What if I disagree with editorial revisions or suggestions?

  • If you disagree with revisions or suggestions, we encourage open and respectful dialogue with the editor. Explain your perspective and be open to understanding the editorial rationale. Ultimately, the goal is to reach a consensus that upholds the publication's standards while respecting the contributor's voice.

How are major revisions communicated and managed?

  • Major revisions are typically communicated through detailed editorial notes, followed by a discussion (either via email or a call) to ensure clarity and mutual understanding. Contributors are expected to work closely with Hysteria By GIRLONFILM to implement these revisions.

Editorial Guidelines FAQ

Submission Platforms and Procedures

How do I submit my work?

  • Submissions should be sent via WeTransfer, Dropbox, or Google Drive to The email's subject line must include your username and full name.

Image Submission

What are the guidelines for submitting images?

Images must be submitted via WeTransfer, Dropbox, or Google Drive. Ensure the email's subject line includes your username and full name for identification. Images must be original, unpublished, and exclusively yours.

Originality and Unpublished Material

Can I submit previously published work?

No, all submitted work must be original and unpublished. It must not have been shared or featured in any other digital or physical publications or media outlets.

Written Works Submission

What is the procedure for submitting written works?

Written works should be sent via Word document or a provided form (if applicable) to Accompanying images must be owned by you and original.

Video Submission

How should I submit videos?

Submit videos via WeTransfer, Dropbox, or Google Drive. Include your username and full name in the email's subject line. Videos must be HD quality, shot horizontally, and in .mp4 or .mov format.

Accurate Credits

What about credits for my submissions?

Provide all relevant credits, such as photographer name, model name, and usernames. Ensure the accuracy of these credits.

File Naming Convention

Is there a specific file naming convention?

Yes, image files should follow a naming convention that includes your name, title of the work, or other relevant details.

Image Quality and Resolution

What are the quality and resolution requirements for images?

  • Submit 6-14 images in JPG or PNG format, with specific size and resolution requirements:

  • Portrait: 8.5 × 11 in, 300 dpi (2550 × 3300 px)

  • Landscape: 17 × 11 in, 300 dpi (5100 × 3300 px)

  • Images must be exclusive, unpublished, and of high quality.

Editing and Cropping

Will my images be edited or cropped?

“Hysteria," "Hysteria By GIRLONFILM," "Hysteria Angels," and "Hysteria Mens” may make editorial adjustments, including cropping or minor edits, for consistency.

Formatting of Manuscript

How should manuscripts be formatted?

Manuscripts should be: 

  • 12-point type

  • Double-spaced

  • Sequentially numbered pages

  • Poetry should be single-spaced. Include your full name, username, and email address on the first page.

Word Count

What are the word count guidelines?

Poetry: Up to ten poems in a single file.

Articles: Minimum of 500 words and a maximum of 5,000 words.

Video Length and Resolution

What are the guidelines for video submissions?

Short films or documentaries should be a minimum of five minutes and up to an hour in length. Ensure they are HD quality (at least 1920 x 1080 resolution) and in the correct format.

Submission Process FAQ

1. What are the exclusivity requirements for submissions?

  • All submissions must be exclusive to "Hysteria," "Hysteria By GIRLONFILM," "Hysteria Angels," "Hysteria Mens”, “SCN_”, “Couture and Carbz”, and any other publications that are owned by Hysteria By GIRLONFILM and must not previously published elsewhere. Once submitted, they must remain exclusive to these publications.

2. Can I share my submitted content elsewhere?

  • No, contributors are prohibited from sharing, publishing, or disseminating their submitted content through other digital or physical platforms. This policy ensures the integrity and originality of the material within our publications.

3. Who owns the submitted material?

  • Upon submission and acceptance, the material becomes the exclusive property of the above mentioned publications. This policy is designed to protect the work's exclusivity.

4. Is there a non-disclosure agreement involved in the submission?

  • Yes, by submitting work, contributors implicitly agree to a non-disclosure agreement, emphasizing the importance of confidentiality and exclusivity.

5. How is exclusivity enforced?

  • The publications reserve the right to take measures to protect the submitted work from unauthorized use or distribution.

6. Can I use submission-related links for other purposes?

  • No, submission-related links and materials are provided for personal use only. Contributors must not share these with third parties.

7. What is the confidentiality agreement for submissions?

  • Contributors are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the information provided and should not share it with external parties.

8. What happens if confidentiality is breached?

  • The publications reserve the right to enforce measures against unauthorized access to protect the integrity of the information.

9. What are the requirements for ownership and originality?

  • All submissions must be the original work of the contributor and previously unpublished. This includes written works, images, and other materials.

10. Is there an age requirement for contributors?

  • Yes, contributors must be 18 years or older to submit work.

11. Will I receive financial compensation for my submission?

  • Currently, there is no financial compensation for submissions. Submission of work is voluntary and non-compensatory.

12. Will contributors receive individual copies of the publication?

  • Due to logistical constraints, individual copies, digital or otherwise, are not provided to contributors.

13. What is the submission process like?

  • The submission process is competitive and selective. Submission does not guarantee inclusion in the publication.

14. How long does the review process take?

  • The review process may be time-consuming due to the high volume of submissions. Contributors are thanked for their patience.

15. How will I know if my work is accepted?

  • If accepted, the contributor's username will be listed in the contributor list upon the release of the publication and/or you will be contacted. This is subject to change.

16. What if my submission inquiry receives no response?

  • Contributors are encouraged to continue submitting their work for future consideration.

17. What is the policy on submission fees?

  • There is no fee associated with submitting work for consideration in any of these publications.

18. Can the terms and conditions for submissions change?

  • Yes, the terms and conditions may be modified at any time without prior notice. Contributors should review them periodically.

19. What are the specific guidelines for image and video submissions?

  • Images should be submitted in high resolution and meet specific format requirements. Videos should be HD quality and adhere to the specified length and format criteria. All submissions should follow the detailed guidelines regarding file naming, editing, and originality.

20. What about manuscripts and written works?

  • Manuscripts should be properly formatted, with specific guidelines for poetry and articles, including word count limits. All written works must be exclusive and unpublished.

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