The festival invites entries for Short Fiction (under 45 min), Short Documentaries (under 45 min), and Public Service Announcements (under 2 min). Students of diploma, graduate and postgraduate programmes are invited to participate.
1 October, 2012 is the last date for all submissions. The festival is on the 14th and the 15th December, 2012.
In collaboration with the Foundation for Ecological Security (FES), this year SMCS is introducing a special category, Cut.In- FES Awards for the Best PSA and Short Documentary on the Commons. Under this category PSAs and short documentaries could focus on both rural and urban commons, such as natural resources (land, water, forests), cultural commons (collective knowledge systems, music, the arts), public property and new commons such as the Internet.
Winners will get two prizes (trophy and a citation) in each category. In addition there are prizes for Best Cinematography, Editing and Sound Design and special prizes for Short Documentary and PSA on the issue of commons.
The short-listed films will be announced on the festival’s blog by the end of October. TISS will provide hospitality to invited filmmakers (one per film) and travel expenses are to be borne by the filmmakers.
For more details contact: Piyush- 09029913193