Bombay Snow directed by Chinmay Nagesh Dalvi was declared the Best Short Fiction while The Rat Race by Miriam Chandy Meenacherry was named the Best Long Documentary at the 5th International Documentary and Short Film Festival of Kerala.
In the short fiction category, Jury Special Mention went to Rizwan by Deepthi Kurana and Sattu´s Goggles by Shaheen Muhammed.
In the Long Documentary category, Jury Special Mention went to Earth Witness: Reflections on the Times and Timeless by Akansha Joshi.
Karim Barber by Tushar B.More was declared the Best Animation Film. Inspiration by Viveka Chauhan won the award for Best Music Video.
The prize for Best Campus Film went to One Rupee by Rojin Thomas.
I am Micro directed by Shumona Goel and Shai Heredia won the Best Short Documentary. Jury Special Mention went to The Five Elements by Mohan Kumar Valsala and Girl with the Kite by Walter D´Cruz.
Navroz Contractor Award for Best Cinematography went to Sunny Lahiri for The Five Elements.
The festival was held from June 8-12, 2012 in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala.