Delhi Shorts International Film Festival

Delhi Shorts International Film Festival
K-502, Plumeria Garden Estate
Omiron-3
201308
Greater Noida, India

Tel: +91 9582320467

Festival Overview

Promoting short films and documentaries culture in a country where commercial cinema has always ruled the roost is not an easy task. Delhi Shorts International Film Festival is one such successful effort started in year 2012 by Miniboxoffice, which brings the thoughtful, highly creative & engaging short films from around the world to fulfill the cinegoers' appetite of the capital city of India. The festival aim is to establish a short film industry which runs parallel to commercial cinema.


The festival objective is to boost-up the short film market & providing exhibition platform to short filmmakers. The festival gives the professional networking opportunities & at the same time introduces the latest trends in cinema to the filmmakers. DSIFF-13 is a unique platform here you can share, learn, showcase, observe & do many more thing to polish your creative & technical skills. We hope that this festival will turn a milestone in your filmmaking career.

History

2nd Delhi Shorts International Film Festival-2013 is meant to grow many folds. The inaugural year 2012 was a big success & enjoys the credibility of one of the most trusted short film festival of India. The festival was not only embraced by the short filmmaker’s but regarded by the media & industry members also.

Awards

Production Awards

Best Short Film

Best Animation

Best Documentary

Best Music Video

Best Director

Special Festival Mention

Special Jury Mention





Creative Awards

Best Cinematography

Best Editing

Best Screenplay




Performance Awards

Best Actor

Best Actress





Music Awards

Best Original Music
Best Background Music

Entries

Open to the public

Eligibility:
Rules and Regulations:

Delhi Shorts International Film Festival-2013

1. Entry Deadlines:

Regular Entry: 20 Sept 2013
Late Entry: 30 Sept 2013

2. Awards for both professional and students category-

Production Awards

❏ Best Short Film ❏ Best Animation ❏ Best Documentary ❏ Best Music Video ❏ Special Jury Mention ❏ Best Director
❏ Special Festival Mention

Creative Awards

❏ Best Cinematography ❏ Best Editing ❏Best Screenplay

Performance Awards

❏ Best Actor ❏ Best Actress

Music Awards

❏ Best Original Music ❏ Best Background Music

Certificate of participation + Miniboxoffic Movies Ratings will be given to all entries. The winners will be honored with certificate and trophy + short film distribution deal.

3. Entry FEE: No submission will be considered until the non-refundable entry fee has been paid.

Production Awards

❏ Best Short Film ❏ Best Animation ❏ Best Documentary ❏ Best Music Video ❏ Special Jury Mention ❏ Best Director
❏ Special Festival Mention


Entry Fee: For all production awards
Short Film, Documentary, Animation & Music Video:
Students: Rs.1500/ or $ 35 | Professional: Rs.1800/ or $ 40


Creative Awards

❏ Best Cinematography ❏ Best Editing ❏ Best Screenplay

Entry Fee: For all creative awards

Short Film, Documentary, Animation & Music Video:
Students: Rs.1200/or $ 35 | Professional: Rs.1500/ or $ 40


Performance Awards

❏ Best Actor ❏ Best Actress

Entry Fee: For all performance awards

Short Film & Music Video:
Students: Rs.1200/or $ 35 | Professional: Rs.1500/ or $ 40


Music Awards

❏ Best Original Music ❏ Best Background Music

Entry Fee: For all Music Awards

Short Film, Documentary, Animation & Music Video:
Students: Rs.1200/or $ 35 | Professional: Rs.1500/ or $ 40


Late Entry Fee: Rs.500 or $10 in addition to regular entry fee.

Submit your fee via Movibeta.


4. Film must be subtitled in English if language is other than English and Hindi.

5. Year of production & accepted movie duration:

Year of production: Jan-2010 onwards

Short Film: up-to 60min
Documentary: up-to 60 min

6. Films participated in DSIFF-12 are not eligible for participation in 2013.

7. The decision of the Jury will be final and can’t be challenged.

8. DSIFF-13 stages/process:

• Entry submission as per rules & regulations.

• Notification of shortlisted regular entries by the festival office on 24 Sept 2013 & shortlisted late entries notification on 3 Oct 2013.
• Delegate registration to attend DSIFF-13 at Delhi. All filmmakers must have registered as delegate to attend the festival. Hospitality charges are applicable for filmmakers & attendees, which include lunch, tea/coffee with cookies & master classes.
• Festival movies screening & workshops followed by award ceremony in Delhi.

9. Delhi Shorts International Film Festival-13 does not take any type financial commitment for the expense incurred on the correspondence by the participant. All Travel, Lodging & Boarding and other miscellaneous expenses will have to be borne by the participant himself for attending the festival. No request for the same will be entertained.

10. Once the film submitted can’t be withdrawn in any circumstances, however festival director reserve the rights to disqualify any film on certain grounds.

11. By submitting movie to Delhi Shorts International Film Festival, filmmaker/producer takes the whole responsibility of copyright issues of music, script and other creative and technical aspects of film.

12. Submission: online link of movie or two sets of DVD

Formats:
DVD

Fees:
Production Awards

❏ Best Short Film ❏ Best Animation ❏ Best Documentary ❏ Best Music Video ❏ Special Jury Mention ❏ Best Director
❏ Special Festival Mention


Entry Fee: For all production awards
Short Film, Documentary, Animation & Music Video:
Students: Rs.1500/ or $ 35 | Professional: Rs.1800/ or $ 40


Creative Awards

❏ Best Cinematography ❏ Best Editing ❏ Best Screenplay

Entry Fee: For all creative awards

Short Film, Documentary, Animation & Music Video:
Students: Rs.1200/or $ 35 | Professional: Rs.1500/ or $ 40


Performance Awards

❏ Best Actor ❏ Best Actress

Entry Fee: For all performance awards

Short Film & Music Video:
Students: Rs.1200/or $ 35 | Professional: Rs.1500/ or $ 40


Music Awards

❏ Best Original Music ❏ Best Background Music

Entry Fee: For all Music Awards

Short Film, Documentary, Animation & Music Video:
Students: Rs.1200/or $ 35 | Professional: Rs.1500/ or $ 40


Late Entry Fee: Rs.500 or $10 in addition to regular entry fee.

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