7th Kolkata Shorts International Film Festival-18

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

Tel: +911204129059

2018, Finished
Sun 22nd Jul to Sun 22nd Jul

Festival Overview

7th Kolkata Shorts International Film Festival-18 is an amalgamation of unleash cinematic creativity & madness of cine-goers of beautiful city of Kolkata. The Kolkata city is the hub of Bengali Cinema, a culturally rich & destination of many budding filmmakers since past century. The festival objective is to give momentum to the short cinema & to foster the growth of new breed of filmmakers.



The festival is dedicated to serve the short filmmakers specifically from west Bengal, Assam, Meghalaya, Tripura, Manipur, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland and Orissa along with short film makers from India & world.



The humble journey of KSIFF has began in year 2012 to mark the 100 years celebration of Indian cinema & to salute the contribution of the Bengali film industry towards the development of cinema in India. The 2012, 13, 14, 15, 16 & 17 editions of festival were huge success with participation from all over India & foreign nations and are the trendsetter festival in India & now in huge demand among young filmmakers.



The festival provide platform to aspiring and professional filmmakers for showcasing their talent with networking & marketing opportunities in film industry. The festival also hosts master classes & short film market. The festival objective is to create short films culture, promotion of upcoming filmmakers, developing sources of revenue generation for short films and to make short film making a commercial enterprise.

Awards

KSIFF-18



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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Rules and Regulations:

7th Kolkata Shorts International Film Festival-2018

1. Entry Deadlines:

Regular Entry: 06 July 2018
Late Entry: 10 July 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 & 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.

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 through 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 KSIFF-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. KSIFF-18 stages/process:
• Entry submission as per rules & regulations.
• Notification of shortlisted films by the festival office on 08 July 18 and late submission notification on 11 July 18.
• Delegate registration to attend KSIFF-18. 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 on 22 July 2018 at Kolkata, India.

9. Kolkata Shorts International Film Festival-2018 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 Kolkata Shorts International Film Festival-2018, 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.kolkata@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.kolkata@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
Kolkata Shorts International Film Festival-18
N-003, Plumeria Garden Estate, Omicron-III
Greater Noida-201308, (Delhi NCR) UP, India
Tel: +91 120-4129

Formats:

DVD-PAL, Online screener, MP4, MPEG, .MOV

Fees:

$40

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