The 6th International Documentary and Short Film Festival of Kerala has unveiled its lineup for the 2013 edition which will be held from June 7-11 in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. The festival is organized by the Kerala State Chalachitra Academy, in addition to the International Film Festival of Kerala (IFFK). The festival has a National level competition [...]
Kaushal Oza’s Afterglow has won the Best Short Film Award at the 11th Third Eye Asian Film Festival. The film maker won a trophy with a cash prize of Rs 50,000. The jury headed by Sanskar Desai awarded a Special Mention to Iranian film Manner by Mehadi Aghojani and Japanese film My Father’s Mistress by Kousuke Sakoda. The festival was held from [...]
Anurag Kashyap’s Gangs of Wasseypur I will open the 12th edition of the River to River Florence Indian Film Festival, while its sequel Gangs of Wasseypur II will be the closing film of the festival.
Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festial 2013 is inviting entries for it international competition and short film market. 25th International Competition Registration Deadlines : – July 15, 2012: for films made in 2011 (after July, 1st) – October 14, 2012: for films made in 2012 Registration fee : no fee Requirements: 1) Films completed after : [...]
The world premiere of Bedabrata Pain’s drama Chittagong featuring Manoj Bajpayee will open the 10th Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles. The film is set against the backdrop of 1930’s British-occupied Chittagong on the brink of a youth led revolution, and tells the story of 14-year-old Jhunka who comes of age as he is faced [...]
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hose who have been waiting for the call for entries of the Short Film Center at the International Film Festival of India, Goa might find an answer on the Facebook page titled “Support Short Film Center – Don’t Let Good Things Die”! The deadline for submissions last year was October 10, a date which is [...]
Six short films intended for children were awarded the 2011 Filmi Chashma Awards at an event held on Wednesday, 13 July, at the NCPA in Mumbai. These awards were instituted by the Comet Media Foundation, with support the Children’s Film Society of India (CFSI). The filmmakers were presented with awards which comprised prize cheques by [...]
For most short filmmakers in the country, the uphill journey of making a short film and that which follows is hardly a pleasant ride. After sailing through their first attempt by holding on to sheer determination and enthusiasm, few go on to make short films beyond their first. For most of them, it’s either a full-stop there or then a jump to trying their hands on feature films.
The 5th edition of the Toronto Urban Film Festival is inviting filmmakers, animators and video artists to submit one-minute silent films for an urban public. The Toronto Urban Film Festival is an “underground” film festival, reaching over 1.3 million daily commuters who ride the Toronto subway system. Urban-themed films from across Canada and around the [...]