NEXGN International Short Film Festival (7)


01 Dec 2023
Call for entries

29 Feb 2024
Early deadline

30 Apr 2024
Standard deadline

30 Jun 2024
Late deadline

31 Jul 2024
Extended deadline


17 Aug 2024
Notification date

31 Aug 2024
31 Aug 2024


Utsav Banquets and Lawn Punyadham Ashram Rd, near D-mart, Tyni Audyogic Wasahat, Kondhwa Budruk,  411048, Pune, Maharashtra, India

Festival description
Short film festival >1' 30'<
Feature film festival >60' 320'<

Festival requirements
 Film festival
 Music Video
 Any Genre
 Any Theme
 Has submission fees
 International Festival
 Physical Location
 Production date: Any
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films  >1' 30'<
 Feature Films  >60' 320'<
 Any language
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Festival start: 31 August 2024      Festival end: 31 August 2024

The NexGn International Short Film Festival of India aims to bring Independent Short Film makers from around the globe to an eclectic & international audience and provide them the value and position they deserve. Our program has been set to expand to include film screenings and free open-air events around NISFF as well as educational programs and cinematic workshops.

This passion project by NexGn is about to include over 500 Short Films from around the globe & draw nearly 150 for screenings. NexGn has also arranged for Number of Awards to be given to the certain categories.

— SHORT FILMS (with start to end title) —

✪ FIRST SHORT FILM – ₹15,000 + Trophy + Certificate

✪ SECOND SHORT FILM — ₹10,000 + Trophy + Certificate

✪ THIRD SHORT FILM — ₹5,000 + Trophy + Certificate

— All the prizes below will be selected from short films length from 01 to 50 minutes (with start to end title) —

✪ Best Social Subject – ₹2,000 + Trophy + Certificate

✪ Best Health Subject – ₹2,000 + Trophy + Certificate

✪ Best Short Documentary – ₹2,000 + Trophy + Certificate

✪ Best Web Series – ₹2,000 + Trophy + Certificate

✪ Best Educational Subject – ₹2,000 + Trophy + Certificate

✪ Best Experimental Subject – ₹2,000 + Trophy + Certificate

— Other Prizes – ₹1000/- & Trophy + Certificate —

✪ Best Male/Female Director

✪ Best Male/Female Actor

✪ Best DOP

✪ Best Cameraman

✪ Best Story

✪ Best Child Actor

✪ Best Dialogue

✪ Best Editing

✪ Best Negative Actor { M & F}

✪ Best Comedy Actor { M & F }


— Other Prizes – Trophy & Certificate —

✪ Award of Excellence for Best Short Films

Short film’s length should be maximum of 30 minutes with Start to End Title.

Short Films DVD’s are also accepted but it should be new or not used and must be sent through confirmation on call (Refer Contact Us Page for details).

Short Films must be in MOV/MPEG/MP4 format only. subtitle is compulsory for other languages except Marathi/Hindi/english.

prizes will be in form of Cash, Trophies & Certificates.

Last date for submission of form is given on the Website (Please refer website for updates).
Certificates will be given for all the participants.

No banner registration or censor certificate required.

Top 150 short films will be selected for final screening in 3 Days.

The decision of the Jury will be final nobody should ask about the short film not eligible for the final round of the festival.

Names of Jury Members won’t be disclosed until festival starts to avoid corruption & bribery.
Producer is fully responsible to get no objection certificate from whoever own the rights of the short film on their Letter Head.

You should not take any legal action against the jury members & organizers.

Form to be filled online along with the google drive link or any other link to your short film. You can Submit multiple Films.

Registration Fee is mentioned on this website as well as the Proposal which is Non-Refundable in any case.



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