Tamil Nadu Film Festival (2)



Deadlines

01 Mar 2024
Call for entries

20 Mar 2024
Early deadline

20 Apr 2024
Standard deadline

20 May 2024
Late deadline

20 Jun 2024
Extended deadline

25
days

20 Jul 2024
Notification date

10 Aug 2024
19 Aug 2024

Address

Kodambakkam,  600024, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India


Festival description
Short film festival 45'<
Feature film festival >70' 120'<


Festival requirements
 Film festival
 Fiction
 Documentary
 Animation
 Fantastic
 Terror
 Experimental
 Music Video
 Other
 Any Genre
 Any Theme
 Has submission fees
 International Festival
 Physical Location
 January 2020
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films  45'<
 Feature Films  >70' 120'<
 Any language
 Subtitles 
English
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English


Festival start: 10 August 2024      Festival end: 19 August 2024

TNFF is all about celebrating, educating, empowering, promoting, and proliferating amazing quality independent Cinema in Chennai (Formerly known as Madras) the capital city of the State of Tamil Nadu. TNFF aims to give opportunities to independent filmmakers to showcase their creativity. Introducing our audience to Independent content is our mission.

The 2nd Tamil Nadu Film Festival will be a Film Festival with live screenings at LE MAGIC LANTERN, Lake Area, 18, 5th Cross St, Nungambakkam, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600034. Phone: 044 - 2817 4444 / 5555

The Tamil Nadu Film Festival (TNFF) offers 10 days of celebration, with live screenings of Local & International amazing quality independent Cinema. Film categories include Narrative Features, Animated Features, Documentary Features, Short Documentaries, Short Films, Short Animation Film, Music Videos, Short-short films and Student Productions from film schools.

Keeping the event truly international TNFF will have the following programs; press opportunities, networking occasions, industry attendance, Discussion Forum & high-quality Workshops.

The VIP's who graced the online 1st Tamil Nadu Film Festival (TNFF 2020) are Rev. Fr. A.J. Thamburaj, S.J., Rector, Loyola College, for the academic year 1983-84. He is the pioneer who introduced the VISCOM course at Loyola College, for the first time in city of Chennai, the state Tamil Nadu and the country India; Mr. DSR Subash, PRESIDENT, Tamil Nadu Union of Journalist; Mr. Bh. S. S. PRAKASH REDDY, Regional Secretary, Federation of Film Societies of India; Dr. M. Davamani Christober, Principal & Secretary, The American College, Madurai; S. S. Stanly (Film Director); Mr. S. Theodore Baskaran, film historian, Researcher, author, writer, actor, and speaker; Mr. Aranthai Manian, A Script writer, Director in films and TV serials; A Radio Broadcaster and an Orator; Mrs. Uma Vangal, filmmaker, film professor, Fulbright scholar, columnist, public speaker and media analyst; Mr. Mohan V. Raman, Indian actor, writer, Voice artist and orator. In 2017 and 2019, he was a Jury member for the National Film Award for Best Writing on Cinema; Mr. Hariharan Krishnan, He is a Professor, Arts and Director Media Lab at KREA University; Mr. Ajayan Bala, author, publisher, script writer, Film critic of Tamil cinema (Kollywood) He has authored some 30 books on various topics and nine among them are on cinema alone; Girish Wankhede (Trade Analyst); Mr. Vivek Mohan, winner of the President’s National Film Award in 1999; Mr. Kichas (KRISHNASAMY GOPALSAMY) (DOP), multiple award winner; Mr. Ranjith Shankaran, Associate Professor, Department of Humanities & Social Sciences, Mahindra University, Hyderabad; Ms. Sharada Ramanathan (Film Director), winner of three National Film Awards for her directional debut in the 2007 Tamil film “Sringaram”; and Mr. Balaji Mohan (Film Director, Actor and Producer).

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We request all to submit your entry via one of submission partners. We are a ENVIRONMENTAL FRIENDLY FIM FESTIVAL and so do not accept DVDs or CDs.

The 2nd Tamil Nadu Film Festival (TNFF) will give the following Awards for films in competitive category;

INTERNATIONAL MIX AWARDS

Best Narrative Feature
Best Long Documentary Feature
Best Animated Feature
Best Short Documentary
Best Short Film
Best Animated short
Best Music Videos
Best Short-Short film
Best Debut Director (For International Feature)

INDIAN MIX AWARDS

Best Narrative Feature
Best Long Documentary Feature
Best Animated Feature
Best Short Documentary
Best Short Film
Best Animated Short
Best Music Video
Best Short-Short film
Best Debut Director (For Indian Feature)

TAMIL MIX AWARDS

Best Regional Narrative Feature
Best Regional Long Documentary Feature
Best Regional Animated Feature
Best Regional Short Documentary
Best Regional Short Film
Best Regional Animated Short
Best Regional Music Video
Best Regional Short-Short film
Best Cinematography (For Regional Feature)
Best Editing (For Regional Feature)
Best Music (For Regional Feature)
Best Background score (For Regional Feature)
Best Screenplay (For Regional Feature)
Best Director (For Regional Feature)
Best Debut Director (For Regional Feature)

GENERATION NEXT AWARDS

GENERATION NEXT – GRADE SCHOOLER

Best Narrative Feature
Best Long Documentary Feature
Best Animated Feature
Best Short Documentary
Best Short Film
Best Animated Short
Best Music Videos

GENERATION NEXT –TEEN

Best Narrative Feature
Best Long Documentary Feature
Best Animated Feature
Best Short Documentary
Best Short Film
Best Animated Short
Best Music Videos

CAMPUS STUDENT AWARDS

Best Student Documentary
Best Student Short Film
Best Student Animated Short
Best Student Music Videos
Best Student Ad films

SPECIAL AWARDS

Special Honourable Jury Mention Awards, Special Festival Mentions Awards, Social Relevance Awards & Audience Awards (based on festival attendees votes) in each category.

The 2nd Tamil Nadu Film Festival (TNFF 2024) will be held from 10th to 19th August 2024 at Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.

Forms of Films that are accepted include Narrative Features, Documentary Features, Animated Features, Short Documentaries, Short Films, Animated Films, Music Videos, Short-short films, and Student Productions from film schools.

Each year the TNFF will comprise of about 150 films of every genre, length and format. These films find their place in one of the following sections:

1. International Mix (for international cinema)

2. Indian Mix (for new discoveries and promising talents from the Indian film world)

3. Tamil Mix (for good stories and challenging new trends in Tamil Cinema)

4. Generation Next – Grade Schooler: 5-12 yrs. (for films made for young audiences in the age group of 5 – 12 years.)

5. Generation Next – Teen: 13-18 yrs. (for films made for Teen audiences in the age group of 13-18 years.)

6. Campus Student Mix (for student films from all over the world)

Awards will be given under 6 major Categories Namely International, National, Regional, Generation Next (Grade Schooler & Generation Next –Teen), Campus Student & Special Mentions.

For complete rules visit the official website https://tamilnadufilmfestival.com/rules/


























  

 
  

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