International Short Film Festival of India, Organizer – Vikas India Trust, is a Charitable non-profit Organization, whose mission is to cultivate and promote the art and science of film through education, audience participation and cross cultural cinema experience.
We believe that the film as an art form has the power to bridge cultures and illuminate the human experience.
Our principal objective is to enrich, to educate, to entertain, to initiate cultural dialogues and celebrate cinematic excellence.
Our vision is to build strong, sustainable and engaged audience for film and art that explore and promote issues of human development by promoting film to an ever widening audience as s powerful medium that inspires creativity, encourages introspection and compels exploration.
International Gold for Best Short Film
International Silver for 2nd Best Short Film
International Gold for Best Director
International Silver for 2nd Best Director
International Gold for Best Screenplay
International Gold for Best Editing
International Gold for Best Cinematography
India Gold for Best Short Film
India Silver for 2nd Best Short Film
India Gold for Best Director
India Silver for 2nd Best Director
India Gold for Best Screenplay
India Gold for Best Editing
India Gold for Best Cinematography
Pune Gold for Best Short Film
Pune Silver for 2nd Best Short Film
Pune Gold for Best Director
Pune Silver for 2nd Best Director
Pune Gold for Best Screenplay
Pune Gold for Best Editing
Pune Gold for Best Cinematography
Terms & Conditions :
Films must be short films / Web Series / Documentaries and will be referred as short film.
The short film must have been completed after 1 January 2018 to be eligible for 2018 ISFFI.
Total running time of short film must be between 8- 30 minutes in length.
The short film can be in any language but all non-English films must have English sub-titles.
Two DVD’s of the film need to be submitted along with the entry.
DVD should be marked with the Film title & present contact details.
Multiple entries can be submitted, Each film is considered as a new entry.
ISFFI retains the rights to use the films & material for our library & promotional purposes.
Films once selected & submitted for final screening can not be withdrawn.
Broacher, photographs, etc. and a synopsis of the short film shall be submitted.
Transportation and insurance costs of all materials from the source country to the ISFFI Office is the complete responsibility of the the applicant.
The ISFFI will not be responsible for anything till that reaches our office.
The ISFFI is not responsible for late, lost, damaged material due to any reasons.
The ISFFI committee reserves the right to accept or refuse any short film without assigning any reason whatsoever.
It is the sole responsibility of the applicant to submit DVDs without any physical / quality defects.
By entering the ISFFI Festival, all participants agree to accept and be bound by the decisions of the Festival and its judges which are final and binding in all matters.
ISFFI reserve the right to accept or reject any film that is likely to offend sentiments, feelings or sensibilities of any caste, community, religion and sector is likely to promote racism or ill will in the society.
The ISFFI will have the right to screen on non-commercial basis. For promotional / publicity purposes, excerpts from any film entered in the festival may be shown on any Television network / Internet or related media during the festival period.
Entrant agrees to be bound by all terms of these official Festival rules and regulations as established herein. The ISFFI reserves the right to extend the Festival deadline for any unforeseen reasons if needed.
Entry constitutes permission to use winner's name, likeness, and voice for future advertising and publicity purposes without additional compensation.
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