Kalatirtha Short Film Festival 2023 (6)


01 Oct 2022
Call for entries

31 Dec 2022
Festival closed

05 Jan 2023
Notification date

08 Jan 2023
08 Jan 2023


Shankaracharya Nyas, Gangapur road, Nashik,  422013, Nashik, Maharashtra, India

Festival description
Short film festival 10'<

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  10'<
 Any language
 Any language
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Festival start: 08 January 2023      Festival end: 08 January 2023

The prestigious Short film festival the "Kalatirth short film festival" endeavors to be a sought after platform for the short film makers who believe in genuine content creation and true representation of literary and artistic works. Even while presenting the 6th Short film festival, the team is dedicated to unveil the talents and provide a platform for varied types of films including short films, one minute films, advertising films etc.

Though the film festival is not a competition but to keep the artists motivated awards are given for varied categories. The uniqueness of these awards is that the awards are given for unconventional categories like Cinematography, Direction etc. so as to recognize the efforts of the technical artists. The films are judged by distinguished and renowned judges having vast experience and in-depth knowledge about the film making art. The experience sharing and the words of wisdom bestowed by the guests acts as guiding light for the future endeavours of the participant.

Kalatirth has been a proud organiser of 6 film festivals. every year is remarked with a special theme. The response received to the film festivals has always been in an uptrend with 15 films in the first year, followed by 21 in the second year. 37, 74, 52 in the last three years. The festival has truly been national with the participant films coming in from varied cities like that of Bengaluru, Ahmedabad, Delhi, Chennai, etc. Despite the pandemic, the festival has not halted nor the team has paused its commitment towards serving the fraternity.

We invite all the creators, artists and even volunteers to join Kalatirtha in making the movement a global wave and become a holistic platform for the short films.

The festival invites entries for THREE categories; 1-10min films, 1 min films, and Reels.

The awards are given under different categories like
Best Director,
Best Writer,
Best Cinematographer,
Best Editor,
Best Background Music
Best Film
The Award consists of Silver Medal, Trophy, and Certificate.

1. Copyright Free content is must

2. No Copyrights or any other intellectual property rights or legal rights have been registered for the art work showcased and presented in the participating short-film

If any such claim is registered by whosoever party, the participating team would be solely responsible for the same and will not have any claim or involvement of Kalatirth, or Shankaracharya nyas.

3. The short-film contents, dialogues, music, actions, words or any other presentation, etc., feelings of no individual, political party, community, group of people, region or religion, Law would be hurt and if any such legal claim is charged, the participants would be solely responsible for the same.

4. The results and Judges opinion would be final and binding to all and no appeal in any form would be accepted. The participants would not indulge in any conflict or argument, or physical or verbal abuse with any of the participants, audience, judges, organizers, or any other party during the festival. If any such act is noticed the participation would be canceled without any refund of fees and appropriate disciplinary action would be taken.



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