Bangalore Shorts Film Festival

Bangalore Shorts Film Festival
N-003, Plumeria Garden Estate,
OMICRON-3
Greater Noida
201308
GAUTAMBUDH NAGAR, India

Tel: 01204129059

Festival Overview

7th Bangalore Shorts Film Festival-18 is a movement to recognize & popularize the work of young & experienced filmmakers from across the India & world. The humble journey of BSFF has began in year 2012 to mark the 100 years celebration of Indian cinema & to salute the contribution of the Kannada film industry towards the development of cinema in India. The festival provide platform to aspiring and professional filmmakers for showcasing their talent with networking & marketing opportunities in film industry.

The festival objective is to create short films culture in India, promotion of upcoming filmmakers, developing sources of revenue generation for short films and to make short film making a commercial enterprise. BSFF-12, 13, 14, 15,16 & 17 were great success with huge participation of filmmakers from across the country & abroad.

BSFF-18 aim is to even bigger & better with the participation from filmmakers. This year festival will introduce more workshops & master classes. The Miniboxoffice Film Market will be the highlight for those filmmakers who want to venture into feature film production. The short film contest & festival programming will be the delight to treat.

Awards

Production Awards

Best Short Film
Best Animation
Best Documentary
Best Music Video
Best Ad Film
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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Entries

Open to the public

Eligibility:

Rules and Regulations:

7th Bangalore Shorts Film Festival-2018

1. Entry Deadlines:

Regular Entry: 30 May 2018
Late Entry: 03 June 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 Bangalore, 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 Bangalore, 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 will be given to all participants. 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, Ad Film & 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

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.
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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 or Delhi.

International filmmakers can pay the fee by using PayPal at id fee@miniboxoffice.com.

4. Films 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, Documentaries & Animation: up-to 60 min
Music Videos: 2-8 min, Ad Film- any duration

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


7. BSFF-18 stages/process:

• Entry submission as per rules & regulations.
• Notification of shortlisted films by the festival office on 31 May 2018 and late submission entries notification on 06 June 2018.
• Delegate registration to attend BSFF-18. All shortlisted 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 on 17 June 2018 at Bangalore.

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

9. Bangalore Shorts 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 Bangalore Shorts 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.bangalore@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.bangalore@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
Bangalore Shorts Film Festival-18
N-003, Plumeria Garden Estate, Omicron-III
Greater Noida-201308, (Delhi NCR) UP, India
Tel: +91 120-4129059, +91 9582320467

Formats:

DVD-Pal, Online link via vimeo, google drive, we-transfer or dropbox etc.

Fees:

$40

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