8th Dada Saheb Phalke Film Festival-2018 ()

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Deadlines

11 Nov 2017
Call for entries

12 Apr 2018
Festival closed

16 Apr 2018
Notification date

30 Apr 2018
30 Apr 2018

Address

N-003, Plumeria Garden Estate, Omiron-3,  201308, Greater Noida, (Delhi NCR) UP, India


Festival description
Short Films >1' 59'<
Feature Films >60' 180'<


 
Festival requirements
 Fiction
 Documentary
 Animation
 Fantastic
 Terror
 Experimental
 Music Video
 Other
 Any Genre
 Any Theme
 Has submission fees
 International Festival
 Physical Location
 January 2015
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Any language
 Subtitles 
English
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Year of production: Jan-2015 on-wards

Feature film: more than 60 min

Short Films, Documentaries, Animation: up-to 60min

Music Video, Ad films up- to 7 min

- Entry Fee shall be paid via Festhome.

- Films must be subtitled in English if language is other than English and Hindi.

- Films which participated in Dada Saheb Phalke Film Festival-2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016& 2017 are not eligible for participation in 2018.

Festival start: 30 April 2018      Festival end: 30 April 2018

8th Dada Saheb Phalke Film Festival-18, Delhi NCR, India

Celebrating Excellence in Cinema


The Dada Saheb Phalke Film Festival is a not-to-profit, non-commercial & India’s only independent film festival, established in the year 2011 in Delhi NCR with a mission to celebrate the cinema & work of aspiring, young, independent & professional filmmakers. The festival is important for Indian film industry as it is organized on 30 April each year to mark the birth anniversary of Late.Shri. Dhundiraj Govind Phalke, who is regarded as the father of Indian Cinema & fondly remembered as Dada Saheb Phalke by the film fraternity across the India & globe. Its aim is to recognize the enlightening, entertaining & progressive new age cinema of youth & experienced filmmakers.

In past years festival gains reputation & regarded as among most prestigious festival in India. The festival grows over the years & attracts filmmakers from across the India & 90+ nations across the world. The festival has sections for feature films, short films, documentaries, animations, music videos & ad films. The festival awards the filmmakers in production, creative, music & performance categories.

8th Dada Saheb Phalke Film Festival-2018 aims to celebrate the excellence in cinema. Dada Saheb Phalke started the movement of cinema in India in real sense & he is the symbol of excellence. His contribution to Indian cinema is unparallel. Today Indian cinema is touching the sky in terms of both content & technology but it is worth mentioning that it was started by legendry Dada Saheb Phalke and we are just carrying it forward.

Founded by the Educationexpo TV, a leading entertainment research & branding company and managed by Miniboxoffice, Dada Saheb Phalke Film Festival-18 provides chance to filmmakers to showcase their creativity. While the festival is open to filmmakers of all age, we feel that just as it is imperative that we should support and encourage participation by filmmaking community members & professional, it is also important that we find and cultivate the future members of the entertainment industry.

8th DSPFF-18

Section 1: Production Award

Best Feature Film

Best Short Film

Best Animation

Best Documentary

Best Music Video

Best Ad Film

Best Film-Jury

Best Director

Best Debut Director (For Feature Films Only)

Special Festival Mention

Special Jury Mention

Section 2: Creative Awards

Best Cinematography

Best Editing

Best Screenplay

Best VFX

Section 3: Music Awards

Best Original Music

Best Background Music

Section 4: Performance Awards

Best Actor

Best Actress

Best Supporting Actor

Best Supporting Actress

Rules and Regulations:

8th Dada Saheb Phalke Film Festival-2018

1. Awards for both professional and students category-

Section 1: Production Awards

❏ Best Feature Film ❏ Best Short Film
❏ Best Animation ❏ Best Feature Animation
❏Best Feature Documentary ❏ Best Short Documentary
❏ Best Ad Film ❏ Best Film-Jury
❏ Best Director ❏ Best Debut Director (Feature Only)
❏ Honorable Jury Mention ❏ Special Festival Mention
❏ Best Music Video

Section 2: Creative Awards

❏ Best Cinematography ❏ Best Editing ❏Best Screenplay ❏ Best VFX

NAME OF DOP/ EDITOR/ SCREENPLAY WRITER/VFX ARTIST

______________________________________________________________

Section 3: Music Awards

❏ Best Original Music ❏ Best Background Music

NAME OF MUSIC DIRECTOR/COMPOSER

_______________________________________________________________

Section 4: Performance Awards

❏ Best Actor ❏ Best Actress
❏ Best Supporting Actor ❏ Best Supporting Actress

NAME OF ACTOR/ACTRESS CHARACTER NAME IN FILM

_______________________________________________________________

Section 5: Companies/Institutional Awards

❏ Best film production institution (Academic)
[Award will be given on state basics Ex. Best in Delhi, Maharastra or UP etc]

❏ Best film production house:-

Categories for best film production house award:

❏ Feature Films production house
[Award will be given on Industry basics Ex. Tamil, Telugu, Hindi film industry etc]

❏ Short/Documentary/Animation/Ads production house
[Award will be given on state basics Ex. Best in Delhi, Maharastra or UP etc]

Award Criteria

Submission for Best Film Production Institution Award (Academic)

• Institution Show reel
• Submit DVD of any two student projects
• List of in-house resources.
• List of award winning productions
• List of alumni working with reputed film banners
• List of institution filmmaking faculty along with specialization & experience.

Submission for Best Film Production House Award

• Company Show reel
• Submit DVD of any two movies produced by company
• List of all movies produced by the company and mention if movies won any awards.
• List of professionals associated with the company (Like Directors, Cinematographers, Editors, Producers etc)
• Attach the CV’s of core team members

Certificate of excellence will be given to all participants. The winners will be honored with certificate and trophy.

PLUS

All participating short films, documentaries, animation will get distribution deal* offer from DSPFF-17.

3. Submit Free for Pre-selection. Fee needs to be paid if selected as per following requisition..

Production Section

❏ Best Feature Film ❏ Best Short Film
❏ Best Animation ❏ Best Feature Animation
❏Best Feature Documentary ❏ Best Short Documentary
❏ Best Ad Film ❏ Best Film-Jury
❏ Best Director ❏ Best Debut Director (Feature Only)
❏Honorable Jury Mention ❏ Special Festival Mention
❏ Best Music Video

Entry Fee: For all awards of section 1

Feature Film/Feature Animation/Feature Documentary:
Regular:$ 70

Short Film, Short Documentary, Short Animation, Music Video & Ads:
Regular Students: $37
Regular Professional: $ 40

Creative Section

❏ Best Cinematography ❏ Best Editing ❏ Best Screenplay ❏ Best VFX

Entry Fee: For all awards of section 2

Feature Film/Feature Animation/Feature Documentary:
Regular: $ 70

Short Film, Short Documentary, Short Animation, Music Video & Ads:
Regular Students:$37
Regular Professional: $ 40

Music Section

❏ Best Original Music ❏ Best Background Music

Entry Fee: For all awards of section 3

Feature Film/Feature Animation/Feature Documentary:
Regular: $ 70

Short Film, Short Documentary, Short Animation, Music Video & Ads:
Regular Students: $37
Regular Professional: $ 40

Performance Awards

❏ Best Actor ❏ Best Actress
❏ Best Supporting Actor ❏ Best Supporting Actress

Entry Fee: For all awards of section 4

Feature Films:
Regular: $ 70

Short Films:
Regular Students: $37
Regular Professional:$ 40


3. Films must be subtitled in English if language is other than English and Hindi.

4. Films participated in Dada Saheb Phalke Film Festival-2011, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16 & 17 are not eligible for participation in 2018.

5. Year of production & accepted movie duration:

Year of production: Jan-2015 onwards

Feature Films, Feature Documentaries, Feature Animation: 61 minute to 180 minute (more than 60 min).

Short Films, Short Documentaries, Short Animation: up-to 60 min (equal or less than 60 min)

Music Video, Ad films: up- to 6-7 min

6. Result of the festival will be declared on 30 April 2018.

7. The decision of the Jury will be final and can’t be challenged.

8. Once the film is submitted can’t be withdrawn in any circumstances, however festival director reserve the rights to disqualify any film on certain grounds.

9. 8th DSPFF-18 stages/process:

• Entry submission as per rules & regulations.
• Notification of shortlisted regular entries by the festival office on 06 April 18 and late entries list shall be out on 11 April 2018.
• Delegate registration to attend 8th DSPFF-18. Hospitality charges are applicable for filmmakers & attendees, which include lunch, tea/coffee with cookies & master classes.
• Festival movies screening & workshops followed by award ceremony on festival date.

10. 8th Dada Saheb Phalke Film Festival-18 does not take any type financial commitment for the expense incurred on the correspondence by the participant. All Travel, Lodging & Boarding and other miscellaneous expenses will have to be borne by the participant himself for attending the festival. No request for the same will be entertained.

11. By submitting movie to 8th Dada Saheb Phalke Film Festival-2018, filmmaker/producer takes the whole responsibility of copyright issues of music, script and other creative and technical aspects of film.

12. Filmmakers are requested to submit the following information via email at festival.office@educationexpo.tv.
• Synopsis of the movie.
• Crew & Cast List.
• Biography & Filmography of Film director.
• Photograph of Director.
• Still and Posters of film in JPEG format.

13. Movie Submission-
• Submit movie via private online link through Vimeo, Google drive, YouTube or wetransfer etc, scanned entry form & fee payment details at festival.office@educationexpo.tv .

Or

• Two sets of DVD along with entry form, fee and others details mentioned in application form at given address

ADDRESS OF SUBMISSION

Jyoti Singh
8th Dada Saheb Phalke Film Festival-2018
N-003, Plumeria Garden Estate, Omicron-III
Greater Noida-201308, (Delhi NCR) UP, India
Tel: +91 120-4129059, +91 9953142311

  

 
  

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