Call For Entry

7th SiGNS calling for entries

By NewsDesk • Published on December 23, 2012

FFSIThe 7th edition of the SiGNS is calling for entries for documentaries and short features of less that 70 minutes to compete for the John Abraham National Awards. Last date for all submissions is 5th January 2013. See here to submit films online.

Four awards will be conferred by the SiGNS festival- Best Documentary, Best Short Feature, Cinema of Resistance, and Cinema Experimenta. Cinema of Resistance Award will go to the best film on subjects like state oppression, human rights violation, environmental issues, especially in areas like gender equality, social/cultural identity etc. and Cinema Experimenta is an award for the best experimental attempt either technically or aesthetically, which challenges the existing concepts of medium.

All awards will go along with a cash prize (to be shared between the producer and director), a Certificate of Merit and a Memento.

John Abraham Awards was launched in 1999 by the Kerala Region of Federation of Film Societies. The festival will run from the 10th to 15th February, 2013.

Tagged with: , , , , , ,

Did you like reading this article?

Get DearCinema in your Inbox

Or grab the RSS feed!

Editor's Pick

Call for Entry: 45th International Film Festival of India (IFFI)
The 45th edition of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI), to be held from 20 ...
New grant launched for Indian women documentary filmmakers
The Indian Documentary Foundation announced a new fund for Indian women documentary ...
Nisha Pahuja on why she couldn’t have guessed the response to “The World Before Her”
"The World Before Her" director writes about releasing the film in India and the ...
Why Bengal needs to get over Satyajit Ray
A day will come when the Ray references will be exhausted, and then there will be ...

Join the discussion

Comments are closed.