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Film Festival Submission Listing – August Edition India

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Film Festival Submission Listing – August Edition India

This article is a part of the film festival submission listing that we publishing in the beginning of every month. Check out our July edition film festival submission details here. In July edition we listed the film festival submission details of the VIBGYOR Film Festival, Kolkata International Film Festival and Mumbai International Film Festival, are now also accepting the film Entries.  

In this part, we are featuring details about the film festivals accepting the Short Film, Feature Film and Documentary entries in the month of August. This list has included with the submission detailing of Delhi Women’s International Film Festival, Pune International Film Festival, Jagaran Film Festival, Jaipur International Film Festival and Your Story Film Festival

  1. Pune International Film Festival (PIFF)

About The festival: The Pune International Film festival was founded in 2002, with the joint collaboration of Government of Maharashtra and Pune Film Foundation. The city of Pune is known as the cultural city of Maharashtra, Pune is also well known as the campus location of India’s premier film School- Film and Television Institute of India (FTII). Filmmaker Dr. Jabbar Patel is appointed as the festival director of its 14th Edition. The festival is calling the film entries in categories of the World Competition, Marathi Film Competition and Student Entry.


PIFF accepts only the films that are certified by the Censor board of India in between 1st December 2014 and 31st December, 2015 . However this rule is not mandatory for the films submitting in the student category.  

Deadline: December 20, 2015

When: 14th to 21st January 2016

Where: Pune, India

Submission Fee: No Fee Film Festival (Contact at for further Enquires)

Award:  The films that win the credit title in the international competition section will get cash prize of Rs 10, 00,000/- (Equally entitled for the filmmaker and Producer. The title winner of the film that showed in ‘Marathi Film Today’ category will get Cash prize of Rs. 5,00,000/-


  1. Jaipur International Film Festival

About The Festival: The Jaipur International Film festival is of the biggest Prize offering Film Festival in India. It was founded by Filmmaker Hanu Roj in 2009. Since then to now, the festival regularly held on every year in the month of January, at Jaipur, India. Within these short spans, the festival attracts the Indie-filmmakers all over from India and also the international filmmakers. Every year, they had received film entries from the countries like Iran, France, Canada and USA.

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Anupam Kher @ Jaipur International Film Festival (JIFF)
Courtesy: JIFF

Call For Entries: Feature Film, Short Fiction, Documentary Feature, Short Documentary. Short Animation, Screenplay

Deadline: October 10, 2015 (Regular Submission), November 10th 2015 (Late Submission)

When: 2-6 January 2016

Where: Jaipur, India

Submission Fee: Feature Film Submission- Rs 3500/- ($150) for regular deadline and Rs 4500/- ($175) for foreign and late entries.

Short Film Submission- Rs 1500/- ($40)  for regular deadline and Rs 2000/- ($50) for late and extended deadline.

Awards: The festival offers awards to broad categories that including Best short film, feature film, Documentary, best actor, Best Director, etc. Click here to see their complete award category section.



  1. Jagran Film Festival

Showing Here, the Submission Details of Jagran Film Festival India

About The festival: Jagran Film Festival (JFF) is a venture from Jagran Prakashan Ltd (JPL), a  leading media group based in New Delhi, India. The festival was organized in 2009: on every year, with the collaboration of local bodies, they conduct film festival in various zones of India. The films that produced between 2 June 2015 and 31 August 2015 are only eligible for the submission.

Call For Entries: Section:-  Feature Films, Debut Director award, Advertising Films , Short Films, International Feature Film

Deadline: 30 August 2015

When: Announced later

Where: Mumbai

Submission Fee: No Fee Film Festival (Contact for support:

Awards: Awards and prize money will offered to the films that won in the sections of Best Feature Film, Best Short film, Best documentary, Best cinematography, Best debut director(India), Best Sound design etc. For further details, follow this link


  1. Delhi Women’s International Film Festival

About The Festival: The Delhi Women International Film Festival was founded by Siddharth Saini, with a mission of encouraging women filmmakers and aspirants. The three days long film festival has included with the red carpet events, film screenings and workshops. The films directed by Men also accepted for screenings, only if the theme of the film is closely related to a women’s social issue.


Delhi film festival, filmmakers fans

Deadline: October 30, 2016 (Late Deadline), February 21, 2016 (Extended Deadline)

When: March 25 – 26, 2016

Where: New Delhi, India

Submission Fee: Short Film: – Late Deadline- $60 USD, Extended Deadline $70 USD

Submission Fee: Feature Film:- Late Deadline : $70 USD, Extended Deadline $75 USD

Award: Offering cash Prizes and awards to the films win in the categories such as best film, best filmmaker, Best writer, Best Cinematographer, Best Editor, and Best actress.

Website :

  1. Short Film Festival

About The Film Festival: is a start-up  news publishing website based In Bangalore India. The Company was founded by Shradha Sharma in 2005. For this first time, they organize a short film festival, calling for the entries from the filmmakers have a short film/documentary related to the subject- Entrepreneurship.

Call For Entries: Short Films (Below 5 Minutes0

Deadline:  7th August 2015

Where: Bangalore, India

Submission Fee: No Fee Film Festival (Contact for further Enquires:

 Awards: The festival offers awards and prize money will offer to the films that won in the categories of Best short Film (Rs 50,000), second Short film (Rs 30,000) and Third Short Film (Rs 20,000)


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