Madras Independent Film Festival (2)


01 May 2020
Call for entries

31 Dec 2020
Festival closed

31 Dec 2020
Notification date

01 Aug 2020
31 Dec 2020


Saligramam,  600093, chennai, chennai, India

Festival description
Short film festival >3'
Feature film festival

Festival requirements
 Film festival
 Music Video
 Any Genre
 Any Theme
 Has submission fees
 International Festival
 Online and Physical Location
 Production date: Any
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films  >3'
 Feature Films 
 Any language
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Festival start: 01 August 2020      Festival end: 31 December 2020

Madras Independent Film Festival is a monthly contested international online film festival with an annual event held in Chennai. In January 2021, the winning film of each monthly contest will be screened at our live event with an overall winner chosen by our esteemed jury.

The officially selected project in each month receives Madras Independent Film Festival laurel and certificate.

Best Feature Film
Best Short Film
Best Documentary
Best Drama
Best Comedy
Best Thriller
Best Director
Best Editor
Best Cinematographer
Best Music Director
Best Sound Designing
Best Photography
Special Mention
Critics Choice Award

Submitting your film to the Madras Independent Film Festival is not a guarantee of selection. We treat every filmmaker equally. All the official selection, nominees and the winners will be listed on our website permanently.

Films made in languages other than English must have English subtitles otherwise they will be summarily rejected.

Do not submit works in progress.

A filmmaker’s submission fee will not be reimbursed if they decide to withdraw their submission. All entry fees are non-refundable.

A Filmmaker can submit multiple number of Entries.
All Film Entries should be submitted online only.
After a film has been an official selection, the filmmaker will be notified, and eventually the film will be listed on the festival website under Official Selections. The Official Selection status doesn’t mean that your film will be screened at the festival. It means that your film has been appreciated by our judges of panel and you can use the festival logo on your poster.

Winners of each category will receive a laurel & certificate.

Running Time should be from 3 minutes to 45 minutes for Short films.

Running Time should not exceed 10 minutes for Documentary.

Running time above 45 minutes will be considered as Feature Film. And it can be any duration.



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