9th Kolkata Shorts International Film Festival-20 (9)



Deadlines

14 Aug 2019
Call for entries

19 Sep 2019
Early deadline

22 Oct 2019
Standard deadline

18 Nov 2019
Late deadline

08 Jul 2020
Extended deadline

7
mths

09 Jul 2020
Notification date

19 Jul 2020
19 Jul 2020

Address

N-003, Plumeria Garden Estate, Omicron-3,  201308, Greater Noida, Delhi NCR, Uttar Pradesh, India


Festival description
Short film festival >1' 60'<


Festival requirements
 Film festival
 Fiction
 Documentary
 Animation
 Fantastic
 Terror
 Experimental
 Music Video
 Other
 Any Genre
 Any Theme
 Has submission fees
 International Festival
 Physical Location
 January 2017
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films  >1' 60'<
 Languages 
English Hindi
 Subtitles 
English
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English


Festival start: 19 July 2020      Festival end: 19 July 2020

9th Kolkata Shorts International Film Festival-20 is an amalgamation of unleash cinematic creativity & madness of cine-goers of beautiful city of Kolkata. The Kolkata city is the hub of Bengali Cinema, a culturally rich & destination of many budding filmmakers since past century. The festival objective is to give momentum to the short cinema & to foster the growth of new breed of filmmakers.

The humble journey of KSIFF has began in year 2012 to mark the 100 years celebration of Indian cinema & to salute the contribution of the Bengali film industry towards the development of cinema in India. The 2012 to 2018 editions of festival were huge success with participation from all over India & foreign nations and are the trendsetter festival in India & now in huge demand among young filmmakers.

The festival provide platform to aspiring and professional filmmakers for showcasing their talent with networking & marketing opportunities in film industry. The festival also hosts master classes & short film market. The festival objective is to create short films culture, promotion of upcoming filmmakers, developing sources of revenue generation for short films and to make short film making a commercial enterprise.

KSIFF-20

Production Awards
Best Short Film
Best Animation
Best Documentary
Best Music Video
Special Festival Mention
Honorable Jury Mention
Best Director
Best Ad Film

Creative Awards
Best Cinematography
Best Editing
Best Screenplay
Best VFX

Performance Awards
Best Actor
Best Actress
Best Supporting Actor
Best Supporting Actress

Music Awards
Best Original Music
Best Background Music


Rules and Regulations:

9th Kolkata Shorts International Film Festival-2020

1. Awards for both professional and students category-

Production Awards

❏ Best Short Film ❏ Best Animation ❏ Best Documentary ❏ Best Music Video ❏ Honorable Jury Mention ❏ Best Director
❏ Special Festival Mention ❏ Best Ad Film

Creative Awards

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

Performance Awards

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

Music Awards

❏ Best Original Music ❏ Best Background Music

Companies/Institutional Awards

❏ Best film/Animation production institution (Academic)
[Award will be given on state/City basics Ex. Best in Bangalore, Maharashtra or UP etc]
❏ Best film production house:-
❏ Short/Documentary production house
❏ Ads/Animation production house
[Award will be given on state/City basics Ex. Best in Bangalore, Maharashtra 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 participation will be given to all participants. The winners will be honored with certificate and trophy + short film distribution deal.

2. Entry FEE:

PRODUCTION AWARDS

❏ Best Short Film ❏ Best Animation ❏ Best Documentary ❏ Best Music Video ❏ Honorable Jury Mention ❏ Best Director
❏ Special Festival Mention ❏ Best Ad Film


Entry Fee: For all production awards

Short Film, Documentary, Animation & Music Video:
Regular Students: Rs.1500 + Rs.270 (18% Govt. GST) = Rs. 1770 / or $37
Regular Professional: Rs.1800 + Rs.324 (18% Govt. GST) = Rs. 2124 / or $ 40


CREATIVE AWARDS

❏ Best Cinematography ❏ Best Editing ❏ Best Screenplay

Entry Fee: For all creative awards

Short Film, Documentary, Animation & Music Video:
Regular Students: Rs.1400+ Rs.252 (18% Govt. GST) = Rs. 1652 / or $37
Regular Professional: Rs.1700 + Rs.306 (18% Govt. GST) = Rs. 2006/ or $ 40


PERFORMANCE AWARDS

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

Entry Fee: For all performance awards

Short Film & Music Video:

Regular Students: Rs.1400+ Rs.252 (18% Govt. GST) = Rs. 1652 / or $37
Regular Professional: Rs.1700 + Rs.306 (18% Govt. GST) = Rs. 2006/ or $ 40


MUSIC AWARDS

❏ Best Original Music ❏ Best Background Music

Entry Fee: For all Music Awards

Short Film, Documentary, Animation & Music Video:
Regular Students: Rs.1400+ Rs.252 (18% Govt. GST) = Rs. 1652 / or $37
Regular Professional: Rs.1700 + Rs.306 (18% Govt. GST) = Rs. 2006/ or $ 40

COMPANIES/INSTITUTIONAL AWARDS

❏ Best film production institution (Academic)
❏ Best film production house

Entry Fee: For each companies/institutional award

Best film production institution (Academic): Rs.5000+ Rs.750 (18% Govt. GST) =
Rs. 5750/ or $ 100
Best film production house:
❏ Short/Documentary production house: Rs.3000+ Rs.540 (18% Govt. GST) =Rs. 3540/ or $ 80
❏ Ads/Animation production house: Rs.5000+ Rs.900 (18% Govt. GST) =Rs. 5900/ or $ 100


Late Entry Fee: Rs.500 + Rs.90 (18% Govt. GST) =Rs. 590/ or $ 10
in addition to regular entry fee.

Entry Fee can be paid electronically in the following account:

Account Name: Miniboxoffice A/C No: 19620210002643
IFSC Code: UCBA0001962 Swift Code: UCBAINBB242
Bank: UCO Bank Branch: B-7/2, Site-IV, Greater Noida-201306, U.P, India

OR: The demand draft shall be issue in the favor of “Miniboxoffice” payable at Noida or Delhi.

International filmmakers can pay the fee through PayPal at id fee@miniboxoffice.com.

3. Films must be subtitled in English if language is other than English and Hindi. Year of production & accepted movie duration:

Year of production: Jan-2017 onwards
Short Film, Documentaries & Animation: up-to 60 min
Music Videos: 2-8 min & ad film- any duration

4. Films participated in KSIFF-2012 to 2019 are not eligible for participation in 2020.

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

6. KSIFF-20 stages/process:
• Entry submission as per rules & regulations.
• Notification of shortlisted films by the festival office on 05 July 20 and late submission notification on 08 July 20.
• Delegate registration to attend KSIFF-20. All filmmakers must have registered as delegate to attend the festival. 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 19 July 2020 at Kolkata, India.

7. Kolkata Shorts International Film Festival-2020 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.

8. The delivery of certificates/trophy/award to those who will be unable to attend the festival are free of charge within India, but actual postal charges are applicable for International delivery (outside India) which may have to be paid by filmmakers.

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

10. By submitting movie to Kolkata Shorts International Film Festival-2020, filmmaker/producer takes the whole responsibility of copyright issues of music, script and other creative and technical aspects of film.



  

 
  

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