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NFDC Film Bazaar 2018 is calling for entries for the Viewing Room and the Work-in-Progress (WIP) Lab.

– Film Bazaar will be held from November 20-24, 2018 at the Goa Marriott Resort.

– The Early Bird Deadline for submissions is August 31, 2018, which will offer a discount on the submission fees. The last date for submission of completed applications is September 14th 2018.

WIP Lab

– Submissions are invited for the WIP Fiction lab.

– Up to five projects in their rough-cut stage will be selected to be presented to a panel of international film experts for their feedback.

– Feature-length fiction films of any genre in the rough-cut stage are invited to apply to the WIP lab.

Viewing Room

The Viewing Room will present films seeking finishing funds, world sales, distribution partners and film festivals to investors, world sales agents and film festival programmers attending the film bazaar. Here, films are viewed on individual computer terminals in private booths via a specially designed software which allows the users to contact the director or producer of the film via email.

– Films (fiction/documentary) of all genres and lengths in rough or final cut are invited to apply to the Viewing Room.

– Feature length films in the rough cut are eligible to apply to both WIP lab and Viewing Room.

– Short films can also be submitted to the Viewing Room, which will be showcased in a category called Short Films.

– For application form and other details, click here.

The films that were a part of the previous Work-in-Progress Labs at Film Bazaar have had their world premieres at leading international film festivals and some have even gone on to enjoy a successful theatrical run. These include Raam Reddy’s Thithi, Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari’s Nil Battey Sannata, Kanu Behl’s Titli, Avinash Arun’s Killa, Ashim Ahluwalia’s Miss Lovely, Anand Gandhi’s Ship of Theseus, Ajay Bahl’s BA Pass, Ere Gowda’s Balekampa, Alankrita Shrivastava’s Lipstick Under My Burkha, Dipesh Jain’s Gali Guleiyan.

NFDC Screenwriter's Lab

The 10th edition of NFDC Film Bazaar will run from November 20th to 24th 2016. It’s  a development bazaar created exclusively to encourage collaboration between the international and South Asian film fraternity. The Bazaar is focused on discovering, supporting and showcasing South Asian content and talent, in the realm of filmmaking, production and distribution.

 – The Film Bazaar Recommends (FBR) 32 films out of 164-feature length films (131 fiction features and 33 documentaries) submitted to the Viewing Room this year.

– It includes 5 feature length documentaries and 27 fiction features in 14 languages (including Hindi, English, Malayalam, Arabic, Marathi, Bengali, Punjabi, Nepali, Sinhalese, Tamil, Assamese, Dari, Pahadi and Japanese).

– This year Viewing Room has received films in 6 rare language films (including 3 rare language FBR Films) in Film Bazaar. The 6 rare languages are The Gold-Laden Sheep & The Sacred Mountain in Pahadi, The Bioscopewala in Dari, Sonar Baran Pakhi in Rajbangshi, Dongar Dei Paribi Naahin in Kui, Kho Ki Pa Lu in Chokri, and River Song in Shertukpen. There is also a silent film, The East Wind submitted to the Viewing Room.

– The 32 FBR filmmakers will pitch their trailers at the ‘Investor’s Pitch’ held on 22nd and 23rd November.

– The films submitted in Viewing Room are either just completed or still in progress, to be completed in 2017. Almost a 100 films presented at the Viewing Room are awaiting a world premiere and 60 are still in progress. Many of these films are looking for world sales agents, film festivals, buyers and distributors and also gap financing through co-producers and investors.

 

Viewing Room (VR) – 202 films in 19 different languages 

– 202 films in 19 different languages are presented in the Viewing Room reflecting the exciting diversity of South Asia as a cinema-producing region. In 2015, a total of 156 films were presented in the ‘Viewing Room’.

– 202 films in VR include 164-feature length films (131 fiction features and 33 documentaries) and 38 short films.

– The film bazaar is also giving a platform to a record number of over a 100 debut directors, thus is the largest showcase of fresh budding directorial talent from South Asia.

– There are also 38 short films, with duration under 60 minutes, which are available to watch in the Viewing Room.

– Out of the 32 FBR films, 4 films are also selected in the WIP Lab. These are Nimmo by Rahul Shanklya, Once Again by KanwalSethi, The Bioscopewala by Deb Medhekar and The Gold-Laden Sheep & the Sacred Mountain by RidhamJanve

– The FBR films are as following:

FICTION FILMS

1) Nimmo by Rahul Shanklya

Language- Hindi (Also in WIP Lab)

2) Once Again by Kanwal Sethi

Language- Hindi (Also in WIP Lab)

3) The Bioscopewala by Deb Medhekar

Language- Hindi/Bengali/English/Dari (Also in WIP Lab)

  4) The Gold-Laden Sheep & the Sacred Mountain by Ridham Janve

Language- Pahadi (Also in WIP Lab)

5) Izahaq-Smoke on the Altar by Charles Kollannoor Chakkunny  (Malayalam,Arabic)

6) Lathe Joshi by Mangesh Joshi (Marathi)

7) Mehsampur by Kabir Chowdhry  (Punjabi, Hindi, English)

 8) Newton by Amit V Masurkar (Hindi)

9) Ottayaal Paatha(The Narrow Path) by Santosh Babusenan, Satish Babusenan (Malayalam)

10) Ralang Road by Karma Takapa  (Nepali)

11) Rukh (Unknown Faces) by Atanu Mukherjee (Hindi)

12) Sahaj Paather Gappo (Colours of Innocence) by Manas Mukul Pal (Bengali)

13) Sexy Durga by Sanal Kumar Sasidharan (Malayalam)

14) Sonar Baran Pakhi (The Golden Wing) by Bobby SarmaBaruah (Rajbanshi)

 15) The Color of Loss or Blue by Aakash Bhatia (English)

 16) Village Rockstars by Rima Das (Assamese)

 17) Walking With The Wind by Praveen Morchhale (Hindi, English, Japanese)

18) Whithered Leaf by Duminda Sanjeewa (Sri Lanka) (Sinhalese)

19) Rathu Samanala Sihinayak (A Red Butterfly Dream) by Priyantha Kaluarachchi

(Sri Lanka) (Sinhala)

20) Bhasmasur by NishilSheth (Hindi)

21) Kadvi Hawa (Dark Wind) by Nilamadhab Panda  (Hindi)

22) Lapachhapi (Hide and Seek) by Vishal Furia (Marathi)

23) Idgah by PiyushPanjuani  (Hindi)

24) Matir Projar Deshe (Kingdom of Clay Subjectsby Imtiaz (Bijon) Ahmed (Bangladesh-Bengali)

25) Revelations by Vijay Jayapal (Tamil, English)

26) Ghode Ko Jalebi Khilane Le Ja Riya Hoon (Taking The Horse to Eat Jalebis) by AnamikaHaksar (Hindi)

DOCUMENTARIES

27) A Dream Document by Rupak Das (Hindi)

28) Buddhagram by Kabir Mehta (English)

29) Remembering Kurdi by Saumyananda Sahi (English)

30) The Karma Killings by Ram Devineni and Tushar Prakash (Hindi, English)

31) Wayfare to the Night by Rinku Kalsy  (English)

32) Limitless by Vrinda Samartha  (English)

NFDC Screenwriter's Lab

NFDC Film Bazaar 2016 is calling for entries for the Viewing Room and the Work-in-Progress (WIP) Lab.

– Film Bazaar will be held from November 20-24, 2016 at the Goa Marriott Resort alongside the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) 2016.

– The Early Bird Deadline for submissions is August 31, 2016, which will offer a discount on the submission fees. The regular deadline is September 30th 2016.

WIP Lab

– Submissions are invited for the two WIP Labs – WIP Fiction and WIP Documentary.

– In each WIP Lab, up to five projects in their rough-cut stage will be selected to be presented to a panel of international film experts for their feedback.

– The WIP Documentary Lab will only consider creative feature length documentaries in the rough cut stage which are aimed at a theatrical release.

– Feature-length films of any genre in the rough-cut stage are invited to apply to the WIP lab.

Viewing Room

The Viewing Room will present films seeking finishing funds, world sales, distribution partners and film festivals to investors, world sales agents and film festival programmers attending the film bazaar. Here, films are viewed on individual computer terminals in private booths via a specially designed software which allows the users to contact the director or producer of the film via email.

– Films of all genres and lengths in rough or final cut are invited to apply to the Viewing Room.

– Feature length films in the rough cut are eligible to apply to both WIP lab and Viewing Room.

– Short films can also be submitted to the Viewing Room.

– For application form and other details, click here.

– The films that were a part of the previous Work-in-Progress Labs at Film Bazaar have had their world premieres at leading international film festivals and some have even gone on to enjoy a successful theatrical run. These include Raam Reddy’s Thithi, Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari’s Nil Battey Sannata, Kanu Behl’s Titli, Avinash Arun’s Killa, Ashim Ahluwalia’s Miss Lovely, Anand Gandhi’s Ship of Theseus, Ajay Bahl’s BA Pass.

 

NFDC Film Bazaar

NFDC Film Bazaar, 2015, is calling for entries for the Work-in-Progress (WIP) Lab and the Viewing Room (VR). This year, the Film Bazaar will be held from November 20-24, 2015 at the Goa Marriott Resort, alongside the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) 2015.

Films previously in the Work-in-Progress Labs at Film Bazaar have had their world premieres at leading international films festivals, often winning awards as well as enjoying successful theatrical runs.

WIP Labs

– Submissions are invited for the two WIP Labs: WIP Fiction and WIP Documentary.

– In each WIP Lab, upto five projects in their rough-cut stage will be selected for mentoring and presentation to a panel of international film experts.

– The WIP Documentary Lab is only accepting feature-length creative documentaries in the rough-cut stage, aiming for a theatrical release.

– Feature-length films of any genre in the rough-cut stage are invited to apply to the WIP lab.

Viewing Room

– Films of all genres and lengths, in rough or final cut, are invited to apply to the Viewing Room where films seeking finishing funds, world sales, distribution partners and film festival exhibition are presented.

– The Viewing Room hosts individual computer terminals in private booths, where investors, world sales agents and film festival programmers attending the Film Bazaar can watch submitted films via specially designed software. This allows them to contact the director or the producer directly through email.

– Feature length films in the rough cut stage are eligible to apply to both WIP Lab and Viewing Room.

– This year, NFDC Film Bazaar has introduced an Early Bird Deadline of 10th September 2015 for application to the WIP Lab and Viewing Room, which offers a discount on application fees.

– The regular deadline is 30th September 2015.

– Please visit www.filmbazaarindia.com for Application Forms and more details.

– For further queries, write to: films@filmbazaarindia.com.

– The most recent successes of the Film Bazaar WIP Labs are:

  • Raam Reddy’s Thithi(Premiered at Locarno Film Festival 2015 and Winner of ‘Golden Leopard, Filmmakers of the Present Competition’ as well as ‘Best First Feature Film Award’)
  • Avinash Arun’s Killa(Premiered at Berlin Film Festival 2014 where it won the ‘Crystal Bear Award’ and National Award winner)
  • Kanu Behl’s Titli(Premiered in the ‘Un Certain Regard’ section at Cannes Film Festival 2014)
  • Ashim Ahluwalia’s Miss Lovely(Premiered in the ‘Un Certain Regard’ section at Cannes Film Festival 2012 and National Award winner)
  • Anand Gandhi’s Ship of Theseus(Premiered at the Toronto Film Festival 2012
  • Gyan Correa’sThe Good Road (National Award winner and India’s selection for the Oscars)
  • Ajay Bahl’s BA Pass(Premiered at and won Best Film at the 12th Osian’s Cinefan Film Festival
  • Sange Dorjee Thangdok’s Crossing Bridges(National Award winner)

Viewing Room & WiP 2014

NFDC Film Bazaar 2014 is calling for entries for the Work-in-Progress (WIP) Lab and the Viewing Room.

– For the first time at NFDC Film Bazaar, there will be two WIP Labs: WIP Fiction and first WIP Documentary. In each WIP Lab, four projects in their rough-cut stage will be selected to be presented to a panel of international film experts for their feedback. The newly introduced WIP Documentary will only consider creative feature length documentaries in the rough cut stage which are aimed at a theatrical release.

Submission deadline : September 30th 2014.

Film Bazaar Dates/Venue : November 20-24, 2014 at the Goa Marriott Resort alongside the International Film Festival of India 2014.

– Feature-length films of any genre in the rough-cut stage are invited to apply to the WIP lab.

The Viewing Room : will present films seeking finishing funds, world sales, distribution partners and film festivals to investors, world sales agents and film festival programmers attending the film bazaar. Here, films are viewed on individual computer terminals in private booths via a specially designed software which allows the users to contact the director or producer of the film via email. Films of all genres and lengths in rough or final cut are invited to apply to the Viewing Room.

– Feature length films in the rough cut are eligible to apply to both WIP lab and Viewing Room

– Please visit http://www.filmbazaarindia.com for Application Forms and more details.

– For further queries, write to: films@filmbazaarindia.com.

– The films that were a part of the previous Work-in-Progress Labs at Film Bazaar have had their world premieres at leading international films festivals and some have even gone on to enjoy a successful theatrical run. These include Kanu Behl’s Titli (Premiered in the ‘Un Certain Regard’ section at Cannes Film Festival 2014), Avinash Arun’s Killa (Premiered at Berlin Film Festival 2014 where it won the Crystal Bear), Ashim Ahluwalia’s Miss Lovely (Premiered in the ‘Un Certain Regard’ section at Cannes Film Festival 2012 and National Award winner), Anand Gandhi’s Ship of Theseus (Premiered at the Toronto Film Festival 2012), Sange Dorjee Thangdok’s Crossing Bridges (National Award winner), Gyan Correa’s The Good Road (National Award winner and India’s selection for the Oscars) and Ajay Bahl’s BA Pass (Premiered at and won Best Film at the 12th Osian’s Cinefan Film Festival and also had a successful theatrical release in India).

film bazaar2

Film Bazaar, the promotional arm of NFDC (National Film Development Corporation) has announced call for entries for its the Work-in-Progress (WIP) Lab and Viewing Room programs of the year.

– The submission deadline for entries is September 30th 2013.

– Film Bazaar will be held from November 20-24, 2013 at the Goa Marriott Resort, alongside the International Film Festival of India 2013.

Work-in-Progress (WIP)

– In the WIP Lab, five projects in their rough cut stage are selected to be presented to a panel of international film experts for their feedback.  Feature length films and documentaries at the rough cut stage are invited to apply.

Viewing Room

– The Viewing Room aims at presenting films seeking finishing funds, world sales, distribution partners & film festivals to investors, world sales agents and film festival programmers. Films of all genres and lengths in rough or final cut are invited to apply.

– Here films are viewed on individual computer terminals in private booths.

– These terminals provide details of the film as well as contact the director or producer.

– The films that were a part of the previous Work-in-Progress Labs have had their world premier at leading international films festivals and some even successful theatrical releases.

– Some of the films which were part of earlier editions of WIP and VR include Ashim Ahluwalia’s Miss Lovely (World Premiere, Cannes Film Festival in official competition section-Un Certain Regard), Manjeet Singh’s Mumbai Cha Raja and Anand Gandhi’s Ship of Theseus (World Premiere, Toronto Film Festival 2012), and Ajay Bahl’s BA Pass (World Premiere, 12th Osian’s Cinefan Film Festival), Gyan Correa’s The Good Road (National award for Best Gujarati Film)

– For more details and application forms, click here, and for further queries you can write to: films@filmbazaarindia.com