Sunfest International Short Film Festival (4)

Sunfest Film Festival


01 Aug 2022
Call for entries

30 Nov 2022
Early deadline

31 Dec 2022
Standard deadline

28 Feb 2023
Late deadline

31 Mar 2023
Festival closed

15 Apr 2023
Notification date

29 Apr 2023
30 Apr 2023


246 , Grd Flr Himai Nivas Bldg, R A K Road, Wadala,  400031, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Festival description
Short film festival 60'<
Feature film festival >60' 360'<

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  60'<
 Feature Films  >60' 360'<
 Any language
English Marathi
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Festival start: 29 April 2023      Festival end: 30 April 2023


The SUNFEST exists to celebrate the art of cinema and to create a shared experience around film. We are a non-profit international independent film festival programming shorts & Documentary and strive to bring the best films the industry has to offer to our community from home and abroad. Our programmers aim to faster new talent and help filmmakers connect with the global industry. We are also dedicated to educating and developing audiences for international and independent cinema screening the kind of innovative, visionary work that may not normally achieve distribution in this area.

The Juries will award our filmmakers in over all individual categories. Our selection committee is also made up of a group of industry professionals from various fields, such as directors, actors, producers, professors, writers, animators, casting directors, and more.

Below Categories will get Cash + Trophy + Certificate as Awards

1. Best Short Film 1 - Rs. 51,000/- + Trophy + Certificate
2. Best Short Film 2 - Rs. 31,000/- + Trophy + Certificate
3. Best Short Film 3 - Rs. 21,000/- + Trophy + Certificate
4. Best Director Male - Rs. 5,000/- + Trophy + Certificate
5. Best Director Female - Rs. 5,000/- + Trophy + Certificate
6. Best Actor - Rs. 5,000/- + Trophy + Certificate
7. Best Actress - Rs. 5,000/- + Trophy + Certificate
8. Best Child Actor - Rs. 5,000/- + Trophy + Certificate
9. Best Social Subject 1 - Rs. 3,000/- + Trophy + Certificate
10. Best Social Subject 2 - Rs. 3,000/- + Trophy + Certificate
11. Best Editor - Rs. 3,000/- + Trophy + Certificate
12. Best DOP - Rs. 3,000/- + Trophy + Certificate


1. Short film’s length should be maximum of 60 minutes with Start to End Title.

2. 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).

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

4. All rights must be held by the individual making the accommodation as well as documentation must be given that authorization has been given by copyright holder for the film to be appeared at the celebration.

5.Submission of entry is considered legal permission to screen your film during the festival upon acceptance.

6.Work in progress submissions are accepted, though such should be CLEARLY noted. Completed version must be received before final submission deadline in order to be considered for acceptance.

7. No banner registration or censor certificate required.

8.Names of Jury Members won’t be disclosed until festival starts to avoid corruption & bribery.

9.Producer is fully responsible to get no objection certificate from whoever own the rights of the short film on their Letter Head.

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

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

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



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