7th Delhi Shorts International Film Festival-18

7th Delhi Shorts International Film Festival-18
N-003, Plumeria Garden Estate,
Omicron-3
Greater Noida
201308
Delhi NCR, India

Tel: 01204129059

2018,
Sun 28th Oct to Sun 28th Oct
Submission deadline: Mon 15th Oct 18

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 2012, 13, 14, 15, 16 & 17 editions. The festival 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.





7th Delhi Shorts International Film Festival-2018 is meant to grow many folds. The inaugural year 2012 was a big success followed by super successful previous 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.





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. 7th DSIFF-18 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.

Awards

DSIFF-18

Production Awards
Best Short Film
Best Animation
Best Documentary
Best Music Video
Special Festival Mention
Honorable Jury Mention
Best Director

Creative Awards
Best Cinematography
Best Editing
Best Screenplay
Best VFX

Performance Awards
Best Actor
Best Actress

Music Awards
Best Original Music
Best Background Music

Genres

Action Adaptation Adventure Advertising Animation Art-house Asian Black Black Comedy Bollywood Children Comedy Crime Disaster Documentary Drama Educational Erotic Experimental Family Fantasy Foreign Language French Gangster Gay and Lesbian Ghost Historical Horror Independent Jewish Legal Martial Arts Medical Murder Mystery Music Video Musical Mystery National Natural History Noir Period Political Reality Religious Romance Science Fiction Short Silent Sport Spy Student Supernatural Teen Thriller Travel TV War Western Women

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7th Delhi Shorts International Film Festival-2018

1. Entry Deadlines:

Regular Entry: 15 Oct 2018

2. Awards for both professional and students category-

Production Awards

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

Creative Awards

❏ Best Cinematography ❏ Best Editing ❏Best Screenplay ❏ Best VFX


Performance Awards

❏ Best Actor ❏ Best Actress
❏ Best Supporting Actor ❏ Best Supporting 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 ❏ Honorable Jury Mention ❏ Best Director
❏ Special Festival Mention ❏ Best Ad Film


Entry Fee: For all production awards
Short Film, Documentary, Animation & Music Video:
Regular Students: Rs.1500 + Rs.270 (18% Govt. GST) = Rs. 1770 / or €37
Regular Professional: Rs.1800 + Rs.324 (18% Govt. GST) = Rs. 2124 / or € 40


Creative Awards

❏ Best Cinematography ❏ Best Editing ❏ Best Screenplay
❏ Best VFX

Entry Fee: For all creative awards
Short Film, Documentary, Animation & Music Video:
Regular Students: Rs.1400+ Rs.252 (18% Govt. GST) = Rs. 1652 / or €37
Regular Professional: Rs.1700 + Rs.306 (18% Govt. GST) = Rs. 2006/ or € 40


Performance Awards

❏ Best Actor ❏ Best Actress
❏ Best Supporting Actor ❏Best Supporting Actress

Entry Fee: For all performance awards
Short Film & Music Video:
Regular Students: Rs.1400+ Rs.252 (18% Govt. GST) = Rs. 1652 / or €37
Regular Professional: Rs.1700 + Rs.306 (18% Govt. GST) = Rs. 2006/ or € 40


Music Awards

❏ Best Original Music ❏ Best Background Music

Entry Fee: For all Music Awards
Short Film, Documentary, Animation & Music Video:
Regular Students: Rs.1400+ Rs.252 (18% Govt. GST) = Rs. 1652 / or €37
Regular Professional: Rs.1700 + Rs.306 (18% Govt. GST) = Rs. 2006/ 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+ Rs.750 (18% Govt. GST) =
Rs. 5750/ or € 100
Best film production house:
❏ Short/Documentary production house: Rs.3000+ Rs.540 (18% Govt. GST) =Rs. 3540/ or € 80
❏ Ads/Animation production house: Rs.5000+ Rs.900 (18% Govt. GST) =Rs. 5900/ or € 100


Late Entry Fee: Rs.500 + Rs.90 (18% Govt. GST) =Rs. 590/ 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: UCBAINBB242
Bank: UCO Bank Branch: B-7/2, Site-IV, Greater Noida-201306, U.P, India

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: fee@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-2015 onwards
Short Film, animation & documentary: up-to 60min
Music Video: up-to 07 min & Ad Film- any duration

6. Films participated in DSIFF-12, 13, 14, 15, 16 & 17 are not eligible for participation in 2018.


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

8. DSIFF-18 stages/process:

• Entry submission as per rules & regulations.
• Notification of shortlisted regular entries by the festival office on 16 Oct 2018.
• Delegate registration to attend DSIFF-18 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 28 Oct 2018.

9. Delhi Shorts International Film Festival-18 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. Movie Submission-
• Submit movie via private online link through Vimeo, Google drive, YouTube or wetransfer etc, scanned entry form & fee payment details at info.delhi@miniboxoffice.com.

Or


• Two sets of DVD along with entry form, fee and others details mentioned in application form at given address

(Mark the envelope ‘FOR CULTURAL PURPOSE ONLY. NO COMMERCIAL VALUE.)




Jyoti Singh
Delhi Shorts International Film Festival-18
N-003, Plumeria Garden Estate, Omicron-III
Greater Noida-201308, (Delhi NCR) UP, India
Tel: +91 120-4129059, +91 9582320467

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