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Ahmedabad International Children Film Festival
The aim is to showcase word of children cinema to the students and children by way of organizing children film festival every year as a calendar event. We will be screening world of children cinema, also workshops on scriptwriting, storytelling, acting, entire film making process including technical side, lectures, and guidance to the students and children. Also hosting competition amongst the school children for film making and giving them a platform to showcase their work and skills as a filmmaker.
Rules & Terms
- Feature Film ( 41 minutes or longer )
- Short Film ( 40 minutes or less )
- Documentary film ( 10 to 40 minutes )
- Student Film ( 5 to 40 minutes )
Awards in various categories :
- Best Director Feature Film
- Best Actor / Actress Feature Film
- Best Child Actor Feature Film
- Best Story Feature Film
- Best Screenplay Feature Film
- Best Short Film
- Best Director Short Film
- Best Documentary Film
- Best Director Documentary Film
- Best Student Film
In all categories, Films made till 20th January 2019 are eligible for submission.
Feature Film – Early bird deadline – 20 US$ & Deadline – 30 US$
Short Film – Early bird deadline – 10 US$ & Deadline – 15 US$
Documentary film – Early bird deadline – 10 US$ & Deadline – 20 US$
Student Film – Early bird deadline – 10 US$ & Deadline – 15 US$
Submission format: DVD / Online Screener link / Filmfreeway.com upload
Projection format: DCP/ DVD / BLU RAYS / HD Videos / MP4 / MOV ( 16:9 aspect ratio )
Materials: Film Screener, Trailer, 2 High Res Stills from the film, Directors’ photograph(Head Shot), Synopsis (Long & short both)
Early deadline 1st January 2019.
22nd January 2019 (Duly filled entry form & DVDs/Online screener must reach the festival office before 25th January 2019 OR kindly check for late deadline dates. But this deadline must be strictly observed. )
LANGUAGE & SUBTITLES (Feature Films must be submitted in their original language. Feature Films in the language other than English, should be subtitled in English, still without subtitle is also welcome)
All Indian feature films must be censored by CBFC.
- FEATURE FILMS (Fiction: Live Action, Animation, 40 min and above)
The film should be a Feature Film. Subtitles in English is preferred for all submissions should have been PRODUCED till 20th January 2019. Films should be in Digital format/DCP/DVD or Blu Ray
- SHORT FILM (Fiction: Live Action, Animation, under 40 minutes)
All short films/documentaries shot on film or Video (Analog / Digital format) produced after till 20th January 2019 are eligible for the festival. Entries of short films / short animation shall be accepted only in DVD or online digital format.
- DOCUMENTARY ( between 10 to 40 minutes)
All documentaries shot on film or Video (Analog / Digital format) produced till 20th January 2019 are eligible for the festival. Entries of all documentaries shall be accepted only in DVD or online digital format.
- FILMS MADE BY FILM STUDENTS
Films made by students of any age group and shot on any format & length 5 minutes to 40 minute are eligible for the festival (ID Proof issued by the school/college/university is required)
Filmmakers may submit more than one entry. Each entry must be accompanied by a separate entry form and entry fee.
- The AICFF only accepts through Online Platforms and Hard copy submission to Ahmadabad office.
- The submitted Films will be reviewed by the AICFF committee, comprised of the festival organizers.