Archive for May 9, 2016

The 18th edition of MAMI Mumbai Film Festival is open for entries now. The biggest film festival in the country, MAMI is looking for Indian as well as International films in the competitive and non-competitive section.

1Aza9iZzThe festival also has a new logo this year. The 18th edition of the fest will run from 20th to 27th October 2016.

In the last few years, the festival has discovered and showcased some of the best desi and international films. So do check it out and send you entry.

There are 3 categories in the competitive section.

  • International Competition

    The section is a prestigious platform that shines a spotlight on new cinematic voices. It is open to debut filmmakers from all over the world who have films made within one calendar year of the festival.

  • India Gold

    India Gold is a competition section for the Indian feature films. Through this section, the Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival With Star showcases breakthrough contemporary Indian films produced in India this year and provides them a platform for promotion internationally.

  • Dimensions Mumbai

    Dimensions Mumbai is a short film section that focuses on the young filmmakers of Mumbai. The section screens short films from local filmmakers under the age of 25.

For Indian Entries – For a film to be eligible as an Indian entry, the director or one of the directors must be an Indian citizen, AND at least one of the producers of the film must be an Indian citizen. Please note that both criteria need to be met for eligibility.

To know more about the festival, other categories and further details, click here.