Delhi Shorts International Film Festival

Delhi Shorts International Film Festival
N-003, Plumeria Garden Estate
Omiron-3
201308
Greater Noida, India

Tel: +91 9582320467

Genres

Action Adaptation Adventure Animation Art-house Asian Black Black Comedy Bollywood Children Comedy Crime Documentary Drama Experimental Fantasy Foreign Language French Hindi Historical Horror Independent Jewish Music Video Musical National Romance Science Fiction Short Silent Sport Student Thriller War Western Women

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 with successful 2013 & 14 editions. The festival which brings 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. 4th DSIFF-15 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

4th Delhi Shorts International Film Festival-2015 is meant to grow many folds. The inaugural year 2012 was a big success followed by super successful 2013 & 14 editionS & 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
Best VFX


Performance Awards
Best Actor
Best Actress



Music Awards
Best Original Music
Best Background Music

Entries

Open to the public

Eligibility:
Rules and Regulations:

4th Delhi Shorts International Film Festival-2015

1. Entry Deadlines:

Regular Entry: 15 Oct 2015
Late Entry: 20 Oct 2015

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 ❏ Best VFX


Performance Awards

❏ Best Actor ❏ Best Actress

Music Awards

❏ Best Original Music ❏ Best Background Music

Companies/Institutional Awards

❏ Best film/Animation production institution (Academic)
[Award will be given on state/City basics Ex. Best in Kolkata, Maharashtra or UP etc]
❏ Best film production house:-
❏ Short/Documentary production house
❏ Ads/Animation production house
[Award will be given on state/City basics Ex. Best in Kolkata, Maharashtra or UP etc]

Award Criteria

Submission for Best Film Production Institution Award (Academic)

• Institution Show reel
• Submit DVD of any two student projects
• List of in-house resources.
• List of award winning productions
• List of alumni working with reputed film banners


• List of institution filmmaking faculty along with specialization & experience.

Submission for Best Film Production House Award

• Company Show reel
• Submit DVD of any two movies produced by company
• List of all movies produced by the company and mention if movies won any awards.
• List of professionals associated with the company (Like Directors, Cinematographers, Editors, Producers etc)
• Attach the CV’s of core team members

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
❏ Best VFX

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

Companies/Institutional Awards

❏ Best film production institution (Academic)
❏ Best film production house:

Entry Fee: For each companies/institutional award

Best film production institution (Academic): Rs.5000/ or € 90
Best film production house:
❏ Short/Documentary production house: Rs.3000/ or € 60
❏ Ads/Animation production house: Rs.5000/ or € 90

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

Entry Fee can be paid electronically in the following account:

Account Name: Miniboxoffice A/C No: 19620210002643
IFSC Code: UCBA0001962 Swift Code: UCBAINBB202
Bank: UCO Bank Branch: B-7/2, Site-IV, Greater Noida-201306

OR

The Demand draft shall be issue in the favor of “Miniboxoffice” payable at Noida.

International participants can pay the fee via PayPal at Id: info@miniboxoffice.com .


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-2012 onwards
Short Film, animation & documentary: up-to 60min
Music Video: up-to 07 min

6. Films participated in DSIFF-12, 13 & 14 are not eligible for participation in 2015.

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

8. DSIFF-15 stages/process:


• Entry submission as per rules & regulations.
• Notification of shortlisted regular entries by the festival office on 17 Oct 2015 & shortlisted late entries notification on 21 Oct 2015.
• Delegate registration to attend DSIFF-15 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 on 01 Nov 2015.

9. Delhi Shorts International Film Festival-15 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. Filmmakers are requested to submit the following through email at info.delhi@miniboxoffice.com.
• Synopsis of the movie.
• Crew & Cast List.
• Biography & Filmography of Film director.
• Photograph of Director.
• Still and Posters of film in JPEG format.

13. Submission-
• Two sets of DVD along with entry form, fee and others details mentioned in application form.

Submit your entry at Miniboxoffice head office address through speed post/courier:

(Preferred Post/Courier Services: Indian Post/ Professional Courier/First Flight/Trackon/Blu Dart/DHL/Fed Ex/ etc. Don’t send through Blazeflash, DTDC, Overnight express, Maruti or any local courier)

Jyoti Singh
Delhi Shorts International Film Festival-15
N-003, Plumeria Garden Estate, Omicron-III
Greater Noida-201308, (Delhi NCR) UP, India
Tel: +91 120-4129059, +91 9582320467

Formats:
DVD or online link via vimeo

Fees:
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
❏ Best VFX

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

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