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Call For Entry: 46th International Film Festival Of India (IFFI) Submission Details

About This Festival

International Film Festival of India (IFFI) is one of the best Indian film festivals annually held in panaji, Goa since 1952. Every Year the festival IFFI has receiving huge counts of submissions from different countries that are categorized for the sections of Short film competition, Feature film Competition and Documentary Film Competition Section. IIFI is an inspirational and a motivational event for all the filmmakers across the globe, each year it displays the rarest and magnificent films that were selected by an effective jury panel team. So that is the reason why IFFI is the favourite destination of film aspirants and it can be visualized from its rising numbers of viewers count on each of its festival secessions.

IFFI submission, IFFI 46th official poster

46th International Film Festival Of India (IFFI) Official poster

History Of International Film Festival Of India

International Film Festival of India was founded By film division, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting Government of India in 1952. The festival was inaugurated by the first Prime Minister of India, Jawaharlal Nehru in 1952  at Mumbai and latter to other Indian cities Madras, Delhi and Calcutta. From 2004 onwards IFFI declares its homeland as Panji, Goa. Every year IFFI held in between   20 November to 30 November (Considerable for IFFI’S 46th, 47th, 48th, 49th secessions)

Festival Organizers

IFFI is organized By Directorate Of Film Festivals (DFF), Ministry Of Information and Broadcasting, Goa State Government and Association Of Indian Film Industry. 

IFFI’s Competition Section

IFFI’S competition is broadly divided into three sections. Filmmakers or official representatives can submit their film to these sections, in according to IIFI’S mandatory Criteria’s

  1. International Competition for Feature Films
  2. Centenary Award Film Submission
  3. Non- Competition Film Submission (Cinema of the World)

     4. Indian Panorama Section

  1. Retrospectives Indian & Foreign and Premieres.( Short Films and Documentaries)

Let’s look into IFFI’S mandatory submission Rules for each of these sections

 International Competition for Feature Films`

  • The submitting feature film must have play duration of 70 Minutes or above and it must be a fiction categorized one. If the film language is not in English, then English Subtitles must be added in according to original soundtrack
  • The submitting film must have been completed in between 1st September 2014 and 31st August 2015. For Indian Films, this (Film Completion date) will be determined by the declaration that signed by entrant in application form and for international films the first theatrical date will be considered as Completion proof.
  • Eligibility will be determined by the declaration made by the entrant in the film entry form
  • Incomplete submissions would be rejected without a Prior Notification
  • The submission eligibility for foreign Films In IFFI is considerable only when the films should not have been released in India or any other Indian film festivals. However this rule is not applicable for Indian Films
  • There are total 18 films are accepted for showing in this International Competition for Feature Films section, among these 18 films, three of 3 are  Indian Films.
  • In case the film selected for the international competition section, the applicant must provide a 35mm print or a DCP (Non-encrypted, DCI compliant-J2K Intrope or SMPTE in 24 fps) with EST for IFFI official festival screenings, also the applicants must been provide PAL DVD/ Blue ray copy of the film for archival purposes.
  • Applicants will receives an official Message from IFFI, if their films got selected

Non- Competition (Cinema of the World)

The submitting feature film is considered as eligible only when it is a fiction and it need total running time not less than 70 minutes. If that film is not in English language, then English subtitle must be added in according to Original Sound Track

  • The submitted films must have completed after 1st January 2014
  • If the film is selected for the section of Non- Competition (Cinema of the World), then the entrant must provide a 35mm print or a DCP (Non-encrypted, DCI compliantJ2K Intrope or SMPTE in 24 fps) with EST and optical sound track or originally shot on a digital format for festival screenings.

Indian Panorama Section

  • Any Indian Film that censored between 01 September 2014 – 31 August 2015 is eligible for this section

Retrospectives Indian & Foreign and Premieres.( Short Films and Documentaries)

This is a screening Section of International Film festival Of India for documentary, animation and short films. This section is not listed in the main stream competition category of IFFI; also it would be altered in according to subject norms. You can get more details from Festival office.

 Submission Date Of International Film Festival Goa 2015

Deadline (Final Acceptance Date)

Your film must be received to the festival office on or before 31 August, 2015.

Submission Guidelines

  • Incomplete Application must be rejected without a Prior Notice
  • If Selected, then send your insured prints to festival office, (More Details available from festival Office, see below)
  • For initial Reviewing, the applicant send films in DVD (Subtitles must) to festival office address that located at New Delhi (See below the Contact Details of IFFI New Delhi). On the top of DVD envelope, applicant must be wrote In this way Inscribe ‘No commercial value for Cultural purposes only’

Prizes And Awards

International Competition

(i) Best Film Category 

(a) A Cash prize of `40,00,000/- to be shared equally between the Director and Producer.

(b) Director to be given the Golden Peacock and a certificate in addition to the cash component.

( c ) Producer to be given a certificate in addition to the cash component.

(ii) Best Director : Silver Peacock, Certificate and a cash prize of `15,00,000/-

(iii)Best Actor (Male) : Silver Peacock, Certificate and a cash prize of `10,00,000/-

(iv)Best Actor (Female) : Silver Peacock, Certificate and a cash prize of `10,00,000/

(v) Special Jury Award :       Silver Peacock, Certificate and a cash prize of `15,00,000/- given to a film (for any aspect of the film which the jury wishes to award/acknowledge) or an individual (for his/her artistic contribution to a film). The award, if given to a film, will be given to the Director of the film.

                                                                                                                      (Above Content Courtesy: IFFI web page direct)

Centenary Award

Silver Peacock, certificate and cash prize of `10,00,000/- is granted to a person on the basis of his/her outstanding contribution to Indian cinema  

IFFI Delhi Address (Festival Address For Sending The DVD of film, for Reviewing purpose)

The Programming Section

International Film Festival of India

Directorate of Film Festivals

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Government of India

Sirifort Auditorium Complex

August Kranti Marg

New Delhi- 110049

Phone Number:  + 91 11 26499356

E-Mail: iffifilms@gmail.com iffigoa2015@gmail.com

All correspondence, publicity materials, DCP, DVD’s and film prints of the selected films should be addressed to

The Programming Section

International Film Festival of India

Directorate of Film Festivals

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting Government of India

Old GMC Building, Campal Panaji, Goa India

Tel: + 91 832 2434222

Fax: + 91 832 2435222

E-Mail: iffifilms@gmail.com

Website: http://www.iffi.nic.in

Images- IFFI 2014

International Film Festival of India Entrance

International Film Festival Of India
Image Courtesy: twitter.com/IFFI2014Goa

International Film Festival Of India

International Film festival of India ceremony Stage
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International Film Festival Of India Official Logo; image Courtesy Twitter.com/IFFI2014Goa

International film festival of India Official Logo

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  3. Ruchi

    June 11, 2016 at 7:18 am

    i ONCE ATTENDED THIS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL OF INDIA AT gOA

     
  4. charushila films 9804171193 / 9903506782

    June 30, 2016 at 6:58 am

    sir i want to submit my feature film online this current year 2016. kindly let me knw the details and procedure for submission of the film and the fees to be paid. kindly let me knw the details as early as possible. thanks

     
    • FMF Resources

      July 1, 2016 at 1:49 am

      The Submission to the International Film Festival will starts from July Second Week to August End. For more info about the deadlines, fees, film festival submission entry, visit http://www.iffi.nic.in/

       
  5. vipin ps

    August 29, 2016 at 6:33 am

    How should I submit my short film in iffi goa 2016 ?

     
  6. Maya

    August 30, 2016 at 7:37 am

    Pls Tell me oci card holder can send his movie or not?

     
  7. ratnakar damodar tardalkar

    September 3, 2016 at 3:30 pm

    i would like to submit my documentary fot IFFI 2016, LET ME KNOW THE PROCEDURE.

     
    • FMF Resources

      October 29, 2016 at 11:56 pm

      the dates has been passed

       

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