Archive for February 21, 2011

WHAT : The Venice International Film Festival (La Biennale di Venezia – Mostra Internazionale d’Arte Cinematografica) announces its Call for Entries in all categories for 2011.

Essentially a World Premiere Festival, it is open to films of any format and length that have been produced during the twelve months preceding the festival.

WHEN : The selection process will start from 1st March 2011 and will continue till the end of June 2011. Deepti DCunha will be leading the pre-selection process for the entries sent from India for the Venice International Film Festival, 2011.

The festival’s director Marco Mueller will be visiting India in mid-March for a first shortlisting of the Indian film entries.

DATE : The festival runs from Aug 31 to Sept 10, 2011.

FORMAT : DVDs/ Digi Beta tapes (duly subtitled in English)

REQUIREMENTS : Press kit or documentation including synopsis, cast and crew and other info about film’s content and filmmaker’s vision should be sent along with the film.

CONTACT : (from March onwards, also

ADDRESS : All submissions (duly subtitled in English) should be sent to the contact details given below..

Deepti DCunha. 23, Gautam Niwas. 7 Bungalows, Andheri (West). Mumbai, 400 053

WEBSITE : For complete rules and regulations please visit the Festival website at


WHAT : The 1st Guwahati International Short Film Festival (Gisff) in inviting entries. The festival is  organized by Creovaent Productions in association with Shamiana.

BUT – Entries to the Competition are restricted ONLY to filmmakers from North-East Region of India in the first year.

AND entries from other parts of the country and world will be show in Non-competition section.

WHEN & WHERE : From April 4 to April 5, 2011 at Cinemax, Guwahati

HOW – Click here to download the application form.

– There is no entry fee in this edition of the festival.

– To know more about the festival, click here.