São Tomé FestFilm

Aveiro, Portugal

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Deadline
16 Jun 2024


Published: 02 Mar 2024
 Has submission fees
Short films
Feature films


Internation Film Festival of Sao Tome and Principe.


International Festival

Short film festival

Feature film festival


 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Other  Experimental


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Psicurt Festival De Curtmetratges Sobre Salut Mental

Reus y Tarragona, Spain

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Deadline
30 Jun 2024


Published: 02 Mar 2024
 Does NOT have submission fees
Short films


ONLY FOR SPANISH FILMMAKERS // SOLO PARA CINEASTAS ESPAÑOLES

El Festival PSICURT está organizado por el Colegio Oficial de Psicología de Cataluña, el Ayuntamiento de Reus y el Ayuntamiento de Tarragona.

El objetivo es dar a conocer los diferentes ámbitos de la salud mental (prevención, promoción e intervención) a través del cine. Un proyecto cultural, social y de salud que permita promover la creación artística y la sensibilidad del público con la salud mental.


Short film festival


 Fiction  Documentary


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CineEco’2024 – 30th International Environmental Film Festival of Serra da Estrela

Seia, Portugal

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Deadline
30 Apr 2024


Published: 02 Mar 2024
 Does NOT have submission fees
Short films
Feature films


CineEco - International Environmental Film Festival of Serra da Estrela, organised by the Municipality of Seia, is the only festival in Portugal dedicated to the environment, which has been held uninterruptedly since 1995.

CineEco offers the public quality cinema and little-known, alternative cinematographies in relation to the traditional market. It is a festival that seeks to raise public awareness of cinema, its history and aesthetics, as well as environmental issues.


International Festival

Short film festival

Feature film festival


 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Other  Experimental


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Utsav International Film Festival

Mumbai, India

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Deadline
31 Oct 2024


Published: 02 Mar 2024
 Does NOT have submission fees
Short films
Feature films


Utsav – Celebration or Festival

We have started this LGBTQ+ & Independent Film Festival for cinema lovers. This film festival will be a celebration of creativity and ideas. After a successful completion of the first edition of the festival, we are now ready for the second edition.

LGBTQ+ cinema globally as well as in India has become an important part of the film industry. OTT platforms have increased the reach of these films to a larger audience. Of course, these avenues are mostly for mainstream cinema and filmmakers. There are a lot of independent film makers who also have interesting stories to present. We hope that this festival will be a platform for these independent film makers and their wonderful stories.

Each film has various components – story, script, cinematography, editing, sound, music, acting – to name a few. In this festival, we wish to acknowledge all aspects of film making and creativity. Thus, we hope that film makers will be encouraged to submit their work to showcase any or all aspects of their creativity.

Not all film makers, particularly independent filmmakers, and students, have the luxury of large budgets and wonderful locations for filming. We appreciate these limitations and would like to provide a platform to these filmmakers. We would encourage first time filmmakers who would like to present their work to submit to the festival.

It is also important to learn from each other’s experiences. During the festival, we hope to have panel discussions with filmmakers, writers, editors, sound engineers, cinematographers, musicians, and audience as well. This healthy exchange will enrich the experience.

The first two days of festival will be for LGBTQ+ cinema, and the next two days will be for other independent films in this edition of the festival.

Come be a part of this ‘UTSAV’!


International Festival

Short film festival

Feature film festival


 Fiction  Documentary  Other  Experimental


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MIRADES FEST - Social cinema and mental health festival

TORRENT, Spain

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Deadline
31 May 2024


Published: 02 Mar 2024
 Does NOT have submission fees
Short films


The Mirades Fest Social Film and Mental Health Festival is defined as a meeting space between cinema, social activism and critical thinking, which seeks to deepen knowledge of social rights and mental health.

Mirades Fest aims to delve into images and stories in which people with mental health problems are the true protagonists, spreading through the screens the situation of the most stigmatized and vulnerable groups.

Mirades Fest is an appointment both for film lovers, whether experts or fans, as well as for the general public, where the public and creators meet to enjoy a specially selected program with the aim of bringing them high-quality titles that are not commonly found in commercial circuits.

The programming of the Mostra is, moreover, specific to a social space, a diverse and plural space, as enriching as it is tragic; source of inspiration for artistic production, full of contradictions, challenges, clashes, hopes and a future to be defined.


International Festival

Short film festival


 Fiction  Documentary


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9th International Environmental Film Festival of Patagonia

Puerto Madryn, Argentina

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Deadline
30 Jun 2024


Published: 02 Mar 2024
 Has submission fees
Short films
Feature films


Patagonia Eco Film Fest, calls filmmakers from all over the world to participate in the 9th International Environmental Film Festival of Patagonia which will take place in Puerto Madryn city, Chubut, Argentina from September 5-10, 2024.

The festival will accept documentary, fiction, animation films, about environmental issues.


International Festival

Short film festival

Feature film festival


 Fiction  Documentary  Animation


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BaideFest

Roses, Spain

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Deadline
31 Aug 2024


Published: 02 Mar 2024
 Has submission fees
Short films


Festival of fantasy and horror genre shorts, open to all types of filmmakers, whether professionals or amateurs. The festival will be held in the town of Roses (Spain), from November 14 to 17, 2024. We accept short films of the Fantastic, Horror, Animation, Gore, Freak and Trash genres.

This year we incorporated a new section, La GEEK SHOCK CINEMA, on Sunday the 17th we will hold a marathon of short films, we are looking for underground, festival, comedy, gore and fantastic short films, fake trailers, so that the public can have fun, and shout at the screen, These short films that are selected WILL NOT ENTER THE COMPETITION, participation will be free, but we repeat, THEY WILL NOT ENTER THE COMPETITION, it will only be screened in said marathon, with a maximum of 15 minutes.


Short film festival


 Animation  Fantastic  Terror


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Mexico International Short Film Festival - SHORTS MÉXICO

CIUDAD DE MÉXICO, Mexico

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Deadline
31 May 2024


Published: 02 Mar 2024
 Has submission fees
Short films

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SHORTS MÉXICO CALL FOR ENTRIES – SUBMIT YOUR FILM

SHORTS MEXICO has become the biggest International short film festival in Latin America.

An exhibition platform specializing in short films. It promotes cinema creative expressions, diverse voices, distinctive and innovative visions, bold quality films from filmmakers from all over the world. At SHORTS MEXICO we encourage the growth and development of short films as well as the filmmakers.

SHORTS MEXICO - Mexico International Short Film Festival call for entries begins March 1st through May 31st ,2024 at 23:59 (CST) Mexico City. We are open to receive Short Films from all over the world inviting all production genres.

The 19th Edition of SHORTS MEXICO will be held from September 1st through the 30th 2024 in Mexico City. The National Cinematheque of Mexico is the main venue of the festival, and it amounts other important venues as CINEMEX Theaters, one of the largest cinema chains in the world, world famous Vasconcelos Library, Centro Cultural Universitario de la UNAM, CDMX´s Faros and Cultural Centers, etc. The festival amounts over 35 venues in Mexico City and holds exhibitions in every one of the 32 States of the Mexican Republic, so the event truly occurs throughout Mexico. Since the pandemic, SHORTS MÉXICO is presented in a hybrid format, holding virtual and televised exhibitions as well, having over 1 million spectators per edition.

Throughout the year the festival features previews, exhibitions, retrospectives and master classes. The Shorts Mexico Tour includes cities, towns and villages of Mexico, as well as exhibitions in various countries around the world. Shorts Mexico Academy conference cycle includes an academic offer aimed at developing professionalization in various specialized areas of filmmaking. The festival will also present Shorts México Pitching Competition, Work In Progress Contest, and its Screenplay Short Film Competition, with the goal of encouraging and promoting the creation, professionalization and production of quality films.

FESTIVAL SECTIONS

COMPETITIVE SECTIONS
INTERNATIONAL Competition (Live Action, Animation and Documentary)
IBEROAMERICAN Competition (Live Action, Animation and Documentary)
MEXICAN Competition (Live Action, Animation, Documentary, NeoMex)

SHORTS MEXICO’S SHOWCASE / FESTIVAL´S FAVORITES - OUT OF COMPETITION

International - Iberoamerican
World Cinema
Queer Shorts (LGBTTTQ+)
Fantascorto (Fantasy, Sci-Fi and Horror)
Ecoshorts (Environmental Conservation)
Kids
Indigenous Peoples
Fun Shorts (Comedy)
Experimental
International (Live Action, Animation, Documentary, Experimental)

Mexican
Pueblos Indígenas y Originarios
Mujeres Mexicanas en el Cine
Mexican (Live Action, Documentary)
Experimental
Queer Shorts (LGBTTTQ+)
Fantascorto (Fantasy, Sci-Fi and Horror)
Infantil – Kids
Ecoshorts (conservación ambiental)
Funshorts (Cine de Comedia)

Certificates
All the selected films will be given a certificate of participation in México International Short Film Festival - Shorts México. The Mexican short films selected in any competition of the festival will be able to submit their short film to the Ariel prize of the AMACC (Mexican Academy of Cinematographic Arts and Sciences).


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International Festival

Short film festival


 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental  Music Video


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Creative Creeds International Film Festival

Mumbai, India

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Deadline
30 Jun 2024


Published: 02 Mar 2024
 Has submission fees
Short films
Feature films


Creative Creeds International Film Festival is an annual event that showcases films from all around the world.

The festival is open to filmmakers of all levels, and aims to provide a platform for diverse voices and perspectives to be heard.

The festival showcases a wide range of genres and styles, including narrative features, documentaries, animations,
experimental films, and music videos. The selection of films is carefully curated to highlight innovative storytelling,
artistic vision, and technical proficiency.


International Festival

Short film festival

Feature film festival


 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Experimental  Music Video


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SEVIFF • Sevilla Indie Film Festival

Sevilla, Spain

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Deadline
17 Jan 2025


Published: 02 Mar 2024
 Has submission fees
Short films
Feature films


¡Hola! We are SEVIFF • Sevilla Indie Film Festival, an international independent film festival in the city of Seville in Spain, and member of the IBERIFF • Iberia Indie Film Festivals, which celebrates and showcases new productions and independent artists from all over the world in Madrid (MADRIFF), Barcelona (BARCIFF), València (VALÈIFF), Seville (SEVIFF), Lisbon (LISBIFF) and Montpellier (MONTIFF), that you can also find them here, in Festhome!

SEVIFF shares the mission of their associate festivals of supporting emerging talents, encouraging artistic exploration, fostering networking, promoting cultural exchange and engaging the local community by providing a platform to present the work of independent filmmakers.

Fiction films, animation, documentary and experimental of any genre and subject are welcome!


International Festival

Short film festival

Feature film festival


 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental  Music Video


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Majadahonda International Social Film Festival (MISFE’24)

Majadahonda, Spain

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Deadline
31 Jul 2024


Published: 02 Mar 2024
 Does NOT have submission fees
Short films


We are organizing the first edition of the Majadahonda International Social Film Festival (MISFE’24), based on the conviction that cinema is a tool for social transformation, and by promoting the dissemination of critical and quality cinema, we can educate and sensitize the community about important social issues.

MISFE’24 not only promises to be a showcase for cinematic talent but also addresses and focuses on social issues of interest, as films can serve as educational and catalyzing tools for dialogue on relevant topics.

We want to help improve the development of Majadahonda and promote the enrichment of cultural offerings, as the diversity of films presented at the festival can enrich the cultural life of the community by exposing Majadahonda residents to diverse stories, perspectives, and artistic expressions.

We believe that cinema has the unique power to touch our emotions and awaken empathy. Therefore, celebrating this festival will provide us with the opportunity to connect on a deeper level with stories that reflect the diversity of our experiences and inspire us to understand and appreciate the richness of the human condition.

Through the short films participating in this first edition, we will explore and celebrate diversity in all its forms: cultural, social, racial, and more. By highlighting diverse narratives, the festival will promote inclusion and mutual understanding, building bridges between communities.

The selected films will not only be entertaining but also motivating. Through stories of overcoming, denunciation, activism, and positive change, the festival will serve to share ideas.


International Festival

Short film festival


 Fiction


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Filmambiente | International Environment Films Festival

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Deadline
15 May 2024


Published: 02 Mar 2024
 Has submission fees
Short films
Feature films


In 2024 the festival will take place in Rio de Janeiro and Niterói, and submissions are open for short and feature films on environmental issues and sustainability.

The festival shows annually the best recent films and videos on environmental issues, to create awareness, provoke debate and to widen knowledge and conscience on the need of urgent changes in the behavior of people, governments and companies, in order to preserve the planet. All screenings are free of charge and some films might be screened online, with all security granted and geo-blocked, if necessary.


International Festival

Short film festival

Feature film festival


 Fiction  Documentary  Animation


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SITGES - International Fantastic Film Festival of Catalonia

Sitges, Spain

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Deadline
15 Jul 2024


Published: 02 Mar 2024
 Has submission fees
Short films
Feature films

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The SITGES - International Fantastic Film Festival of Catalonia is a specialized, competitive fantastic genre Festival in accordance with the regulations established by the FIAPF (International Federation of Film Producers Associations). The Festival has also been declared a “Qualified Festival” by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences® in the United States. This means that those shorts winning the awards for “Best Short Film” in the Official Fantàstic Selection and “Best Short Film” in the Anima’t category will automatically be taken into consideration by the Hollywood Academy Awards® selection committee.


OSCAR!

International Festival

Short film festival

Feature film festival


 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental


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BaAR | 1º Festival De Cine Argentino De Barcelona

BARCELONA, Spain

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Deadline
30 Jun 2024


Published: 02 Mar 2024
 Does NOT have submission fees
Short films
Feature films


Only for Spanish and Argentinian Filmmakers.


International Festival

Short film festival

Feature film festival


 Fiction  Documentary


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Festival Cinema de Jaraguá do Sul - 2024

Jaraguá do Sul, Brazil

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Deadline
30 Apr 2024


Published: 02 Mar 2024
 Does NOT have submission fees
Short films
Feature films


Only for Brasilian Filmmakers.


Short film festival

Feature film festival


 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental  Music Video


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9/16 Film Festival

Villamayor (Salamanca), Spain

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Deadline
25 Jun 2024


Published: 02 Mar 2024
 Has submission fees
Short films

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"The 9/16 Film Fest is an international film festival in vertical format that aims to foster the creation and promotion of audiovisual content specifically designed in 9:16.

Our objectives are:

- Democratize creation, allowing creativity to flourish independently of available resources.

- Promote collaboration and reward excellence in vertical content, providing a platform for emerging filmmakers.

- Stay at the forefront of technology, following consumer trends, and educating in this format.

The selection is divided into several categories:

- Fiction
- Animation
- Microdocumentary
- Advertising Spot
- One-Minute Video
- Video Art (Music, Dance, Performance...)
- Travel Vlog
- Capaces. (Short films focused on raising awareness and sharing experiences, achievements and challenges of people with disabilities) Category in collaboration with AVIVA

These categories can also compete for:

- "Most Viral" Award
- "9/16" Award (best technical adaptation to the vertical format)

The event also includes non-competitive sections such as screenings, talks, gastronomy..."


International Festival

Short film festival


 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental  Music Video


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MANHATTAN SHORT ONLINE

NYC, United States

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Deadline
12 Jan 2025


Published: 02 Mar 2024
 Has submission fees
Short films


Brought to you by MANHATTAN SHORT (The world's first and only Global film Festival), a 10-day festival where 8 unique short films will be chosen and screened virtually from Feb 14 - Feb 25, at ManhattanShortOnline.com.

With so many marvelous short films being produced each year, the quest for the perfect vehicle in which to launch it...is never-ending. With a legacy of 24 years; growing from the side of a truck to now screening annually in 500+ cinemas across 6 continents, MANHATTAN SHORT is the perfect organization for these filmmakers.

Now your great ideas have the right launching pad to catapult your work into the stratosphere! So, join with us and create magic!

The Event will be marketed through the MANHATTAN SHORT Channels, and each selected filmmaker will receive $350.00.


International Festival

Short film festival


 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental


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CINERGIAS, I Festival de Cine Iberoamericano Edición Lanzamiento

Madrid, Spain

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Deadline
10 Mar 2024


Published: 02 Mar 2024
 Does NOT have submission fees
Short films
Feature films

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La asociación cultural “Festhome con la cultura” con sede en Madrid, España, organiza la Edición Lanzamiento de Cinergias Festival de Cine Iberoamericano, que tiene como objetivo la promoción, difusión y reconocimiento de cineastas iberoamericanos para dar impulso a los jóvenes talentos con la divulgación de sus obras en formato corto, o de sus óperas primas de largometraje.

En esta primera edición de 2024 el festival busca generar una programación a partir de la reflexión, la multiplicidad de voces y discursos, y la diversidad de miradas.

El festival quiere constituirse en un espacio trascendente para un cine que sea relevantemente contemporáneo y que no tenga miedo de mirar al pasado ni al futuro.

Se trata de un festival no competitivo en su sección oficial de cortometrajes y largometrajes que pone el foco en una cuidada programación representativa de Iberoamérica y, en lugar de un premio único para uno de los participantes en la sección oficial, propone el pago por selección de 200 € a cada una de las películas seleccionadas.

El nombre de Cinergias surge de la combinación de las palabras cine y energía en su sentido de eficacia y virtud para obrar. Y a la vez alude al término sinergia, como la unión de varios elementos para obtener un resultado mayor al de esas partes por sí solas.


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International Festival

Short film festival

Feature film festival


 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other


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Chhayanat

Kolkata, India

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Deadline
12 Mar 2024


Published: 01 Mar 2024
 Does NOT have submission fees
Short films


Chhayanat is not just another film festival!
Since its inception, the Chhayanat Film and Theatre Festival at Jadavpur University has stood as a bastion of alternative cultural expression. Rooted in a profound commitment to challenge dominant narratives and advocating for social change, this festival has evolved into a vital platform for cinematic and theatrical exploration. Drawing inspiration from cinematic movements such as poetic realism, Italian neorealism, French New Wave, Surrealism and Iranian and world cinema, as well as the rich tradition of socially conscious theater, Chhayanat has become an abode for film lovers. It embraces an anti-fascist and anti-imperialist perspective. The influence of Italian Neorealism on Chhayanat is evident in the festival's selection of films that prioritize raw emotions, personal storytelling and stark portrayals of social injustice.

The impetus behind the formation of the Chhayanat Film Festival stems from a deep-seated desire to showcase films that not only entertain but also challenge and provoke thought. It is a celebration of cinema that transcends mere entertainment, delving into the realms of political and social commentary. From the works of directors who embody the spirit of resistance, such as Mrinal Sen and Ritwik Ghatak, to contemporary filmmakers like Jafar Panahi and Jean-Luc Godard, pushing the boundaries of storytelling, Chhayanat provides a platform for voices that often go unheard in mainstream cinema.

Moreover, the festival extends its embrace to theater, recognizing the inherent connection between the two art forms. Drawing from the revolutionary works of playwrights such as Bertolt Brecht, Federico García Lorca and Augusto Boal, Chhayanat underscores the importance of freedom of expression in theater. It pays homage to the legacy of figures like Shambhu Mitra, Utpal Dutt and Badal Sircar, who used theater as a tool for social change.


International Festival

Short film festival


 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Experimental


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14th Dada Saheb Phalke Film Festival-2024

Delhi, India

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Deadline
10 Apr 2024


Published: 01 Mar 2024
 Has submission fees
Short films
Feature films


14th Dada Saheb Phalke Film Festival-24, Delhi NCR, India

Celebrating Excellence in Cinema


The Dada Saheb Phalke Film Festival is a not-to-profit, non-commercial & India’s only independent film festival, established in the year 2011 in Delhi NCR with a mission to celebrate the cinema & work of aspiring, young, independent & professional filmmakers. The festival is important for Indian film industry as it is organized on 30 April each year to mark the birth anniversary of Late.Shri. Dhundiraj Govind Phalke, who is regarded as the father of Indian Cinema & fondly remembered as Dada Saheb Phalke by the film fraternity across the India & globe. Its aim is to recognize the enlightening, entertaining & progressive new age cinema of youth & experienced filmmakers.

In past years festival gains reputation & regarded as among most prestigious festival in India. The festival grows over the years & attracts filmmakers from across the India & 90+ nations across the world. The festival has sections for feature films, short films, documentaries, animations, music videos & ad films. The festival awards the filmmakers in production, creative, music & performance categories.

14th Dada Saheb Phalke Film Festival-2024 aims to celebrate the excellence in cinema. Dada Saheb Phalke started the movement of cinema in India in real sense & he is the symbol of excellence. His contribution to Indian cinema is unparallel. Today Indian cinema is touching the sky in terms of both content & technology but it is worth mentioning that it was started by legendry Dada Saheb Phalke and we are just carrying it forward.

Founded by the Educationexpo TV, a leading entertainment research & branding company and managed by Miniboxoffice, Dada Saheb Phalke Film Festival-24 provides chance to filmmakers to showcase their creativity. While the festival is open to filmmakers of all age, we feel that just as it is imperative that we should support and encourage participation by filmmaking community members & professional, it is also important that we find and cultivate the future members of the entertainment industry.


International Festival

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Feature film festival


 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Experimental


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