The Mumbai International Film Festival for Documentary, Short and Animation Films (MIFF) 2014 has extended the deadline for national and international sections to September 30, 2013.
The festival features the following sections: a) International Competition, b) National Competition, c) MIFF Prism [Non Competition], d) Retrospectives / Special Packages, e) Marketing.
International Competition – Only films made in India and abroad between 1st September, 2011 to 31st August, 2013 are eligible.
National Competition: Only films made in India by an Indian citizen between 1st September, 2011 to 31st August, 2013 are eligible.
Films which do not find a place in the Competition Section may be screened in MIFF Prism section on the recommendations of the Selection Committee.
For Indian filmmakers, Regular Entry Fee – Rs.1000/- & Late Fee – Rs. 2000/-
For foreign filmmakers Regular Entry Fee – US$50 or equivalent and Rs.2000/- Late Fee – US $ 75 or equivalent.
Mumbai International Film Festival offers cash awards and incentives of Rs 63 lakhs. MIFF honours a veteran documentary film maker with the ‘Dr. V. Shantaram Lifetime Achievement Award’ which carries cash component of Rs 5 lakhs and citation.
The first ever International Film Festival for Documentary, Short and Animation Films was held in the year 1990. The biennial festival, organized by Films Division, is conducted with the active collaboration of Government of Maharashtra and the Indian Documentary Producers’ Association. On an average, more than 45 – 50 countries participate in every edition of the festival.