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humaramovie-pvr-short-film-competitionWHAT: HumaraMovie, in association with PVR Cinemas, announces the first ever, Pan India Short Film Festival. The participants will get a chance to showcase their work not only on Humaramovie platforms but also in a PVR theatre.


The highlights of the competition are as follows –

– Open to filmmakers/ creative artists all across India
– Filmmakers will be guided through every step. They will have access to a script consultant,  as well as guides for production and editing
– Participants will have access to acclaimed filmmakers as mentors. The mentors are Vikas Bahl, Vikramaditya Motwane, Anand Gandhi, Imtiaz Ali
– The selected participants will have their films screened in PVR as well as on HumaraMovie platforms

– The winner will get prize money of Rs. 1,00,000.


  • Filmmakers should submit an already existing film, along with a short 150 word bio about themselves.
  • On the basis of the bio and the submitted film a preliminary shortlist will be made
  • The shortlisted candidates will be given a topic on which they have to submit screenplays.
  • Based on the screenplays we will further shortlist candidates who will then have to make the feature film.
  • There is no restriction on the genre of the film.
  • The duration of the short film should not exceed 15 minutes inclusive of opening and end credits
  • The contestants will be guided at every stage and will have access to script analysts as well as a mentor
  • The final films that the contestants submit will be screened in PVR (post going through a DCP and censor)
  • The screenings will be open for all and the winners will be decided by audience vote.


DEADLINE: 1 May, 2014

DETAILS: To know more about the schedule of the competition, rules and regulations, and how to submit, click here.

WHAT : The 2011 Satyajit Ray Foundation’s Short Film Competition in association with the London Indian Film Festival (LIFF) is now inviting submissions. They are looking for films that show imagination and creativity and reflect the cultural diversity and experiences of South Asians within their own country or the Diaspora.

Regulations :

–  All entries should be under 20 minutes.

– Films should express and inform aspects of the experiences of South Asians (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka) either within their own countries or the Diaspora.

– All submissions must have been completed within two years prior to the closing date.

–  Previously submitted entries are ineligible.

DATE : The closing deadline is Friday 29 April, 2011

PRIZE : Award of £1,000 for the winning film.

– The award will be presented and the winning film screened at the London INDIAN Film Festival’s closing night gala in July 2011.

FORMAT : The films may be shot on any standard format (film or digital), all entries for consideration should be submitted on DVD only, together with an entry form and film synopsis.

ADDRESS : Send all submissions to:  Satyajit Ray Foundation Short Film Competition.

c/o London INDIAN Film Festival.  51 Tweedmouth Road. London, E13 9HT, UK


FORM : To download the entry from please click here

To know more about the Foundation and the competition, click here.