Golden Star International Short Film Festival (1)


09 Jul 2020
Call for entries

31 Oct 2020
Festival closed

20 Nov 2020
Notification date

21 Nov 2020
23 Nov 2020


phaltan,  415523, satara, Maharashtra, India

Festival description
Short film festival >1' 45'<

Festival requirements
 Film festival
 Music Video
 Any Genre
 Any Theme
 Has submission fees
 International Festival
 Online Festival
 Production date: Any
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films  >1' 45'<
 Any language
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Festival start: 21 November 2020      Festival end: 23 November 2020

Submit your Short Films | Album Songs | Documentries | Animation Films & win the total Rs.50K cash prizes, Silver Trophy & certificate
Call for entries : : +919168666066/

Best Actor-
Best Actress-
Best Child Actor-
Best Child Actress-
Best Film -
Best Writer -
Best Concept-
Best Director-
Best Editor-
Best Dop-
Best Vfx-
Best Supporting Actor
Best supporting Actress-
Best Child Supporting Actor -
Best Child Supporting Actress-
Best Light Designer-
Best Music-
Best Makeup-
Best Poster Designer-

1st Prize -25,000/-rs + Silver Trophy and Certificate

2nd Prize-15,000/-rs + Silver Trophy and Certificate

3rd Prize-10,000/-rs + Silver Trophy and Certificate

1. The short film must have been completed after 1 January 2008.

2. Entries MUST be PAL format only. NTSC is NOT accepted. Festival Management will not be responsible if film is not screened due to problem with the DVD format.

3. The film can be Documentary, Experimental, Narrative, Fiction, Non Fiction or Animation. The original film may be produced on 35 mm, 16 mm, HD, DIGI BETA, BETA SP, U-MATIC, DV, DVD, but the film must be available on DVD presentation or preview purpose for Technical committee, Selection committee and Jury panel.

4. The Festival does not have particular theme, filmmaker can make film on any genre he/she want

5. Total running time of short film must be less than 30 minutes in length, including front and back credits. There is no minimum running time.

6. The short film can be in any language or any genre. All non-English films must have English sub-titles for festival presentation.

7. Two DVD’s of the film need to be submitted along with the entry. Each Preview DVD should be labelled with the Film title, running-time contact E-mail and phone number.

8. Multiple entries can be submitted, but with separate entry forms, preview DVD, synopsis/description, still photographs, press kit should be enclosed. Each film is considered as a new entry.

9. GSISFF organization has right to use the Entries / Send / Selected / Nominated films, DVD and materials from the film for festival promotional purposes and to retain DVD copies of each film as part of our festival library.

10. Films once selected & submitted for final screening will not be allowed to be withdrawn under any circumstances until festival is over.

11. The publicity material (Broacher, Stills, Poster, etc.) and a synopsis of the short film to be enclosed with the entry. Entry materials submitted shall not be returned to the entrant.

12. Transportation and insurance costs of DVDs, related documents, photographs and publicity materials from the country of origin to the Festival Office shall be borne by the applicant. The festival will not be responsible the parcel with airport authority of India or Custom department. The custom duties should be pay by filmmaker/Producers

1. The entry form/application will be considered only on receipt of administrative film submission entry fee of Rs.900/- (13$)(Nine hundred fifty rupees) & foreigners Rs.1500/- (21 $) (One Thousand Five Hundred Rupees) by Cash or Demand Draft or Cheque, or money transfer in favor of

Bank : Axis Bank
Name : Aman Firoz Khan
A\C : 918010033170250
IFSC : UTIB0001325
Branch : Phaltan

Regular Submission –
09 July 2020 to 30 October 2020

Film should be submit before deadline. The Golden Star international Short Film Festival is not responsible for late, lost, damaged, misdirected, postage due, stolen, or misappropriated entries.

Entry Forms with incorrect / inadequate / illegible / ambiguous particulars will not be considered. The festival committee reserves the right to accept or refuse any film without assigning any reason whatsoever.

DVDs submitted for selection will be considered as final and no changes will be entertained after submission. It is the sole responsibility of the applicant to submit DVDs without any physical / quality defects.

The competition is open for professionals as well as students. No separate section for student filmmakers.

Mailing Address for the festival office :
15, 3rd Floor, Monita Park, Near Sajai Garden,
Phaltan, Satara, Maharashtra, India - 415001
Mr. Aman Khan: +91-9168-666-066



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