Posts Tagged ‘Short Film Contest’

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.

LogoWHAT : The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has launched a short film contest on the theme of “Young and Aspiring India” under the brand name “CANVAS”.

DURATION : Films of 3-5 minutes duration can be submitted for the competition.

– Brand CANVAS is a platform for creative minds to come together, compete for excellence and showcase their talent in various aspects of creativity including film making, photography, slogan writing, symposium, poster making etc. The first edition of CANVAS is a Short Film Contest which is open to all.

DATES : The registration for the contest opens on 10th Dec, 2013 and deadline for submitting the short film is 31st Dec, 2013. The winners will be announced on 20th January, 2014.

– Videos will be rated on the basis of storytelling, creativity, originality, screenplay, performances and technical execution by an eminent jury selected by the Ministry.

PRIZE MONEY : First three winners will be awarded cash prizes of Rs 30,000, 20,000 and 10,000 respectively. Certificates of appreciation will also be given to selected entries.

RULES & REGULATION – To know more about the rules and regulation, to register and upload videos, click here to go to their official website.

 – You can also follow CANVAS on its Facebook page here for regular updates.

– The selected videos will be uploaded on Ministry’s official Youtube channel