Sindhudurg International Short Film Festival (5)


01 Mar 2022
Call for entries

31 Oct 2022
Early deadline

31 Dec 2022
Standard deadline

31 Jan 2023
Late deadline

28 Feb 2023
Festival closed

18 Mar 2023
Notification date

25 Mar 2023
25 Mar 2023


Mahaling mala, near guru talkies,  416610, Sindhudurg, Maharashtra, India

Festival description
Short film festival 45'<
Feature film festival 260'<
Script / Pitch projects

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  45'<
 Feature Films  260'<
 Any language
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Festival start: 25 March 2023      Festival end: 25 March 2023

Our mission is intended to help make a stage for our producers to be seen, yet more significantly, get them the business presentation to help support their specialty for a long time to come. The SNFF is amazingly energized for its grandstand season and plans on getting extraordinary compared to other film festivals in Sindhudurg. Each movie producer who submits is naturally qualified for our Production Budget prize.

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← Special Jury Award →


Best Direction – Rs. 2000/- & Trophy

Best Cinematography – Rs. 2000/- & Trophy

Best Editing – Rs. 2000/- & Trophy

Best Sound Design – Rs. 2000/- & Trophy

Best Screenplay – Rs. 2000/- & Trophy


Best Actor Male – Rs. 2000/- & Trophy

Best Actor Female – Rs.2000/- & Trophy

Best Jury Film Award – Rs. 5000/- & Trophy

Best Audience Film Award – Rs. 3000/- & Trophy


1. Entries should be in PAL format only. NTSC is not accepted. Festival management will not be responsible if film is not screened due to problem with the film formats.

2. The film can be documentary, experimental, narrative, fiction, non-fiction. The original film may be produced on HD, Mov, MP4/H264 formats. The film must be available on HD presentation or preview purpose for technical committee, selection committee & jury pannel.

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

4. Total running time of short film must be less than 50 minutes in length, including front and back credits. There is no minimum running time.

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

6. Two copies of the film should be submitted in the given formats. Each preview of the film copy should be label with the film title, running time, contact e-mail & phone number.

7. Multiple copies can be submitted, but with separate entry forms, preview film copies, synopsis/description, still photographs, press kit should be encloses. Each film is considered as a new entry.

8. SNFF has the right to use the entries/send/select the nominated films and materials from the films for festival promotional purpose and to retain copies of each film as a part of our festival library.

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

10. 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.

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

12. The decision of the Jury will be final nobody should ask about the short film not eligible for the final round of the festival.


1. Filmmaker are required to submit online through via Google_Drive Link or Festhome or Vimeo with Correct Password.

2. Films in in all genres & any language are acceptable

3. Short films & Documentary Films must be 60 minutes or less in length. Running time includes end credits.

4.Features Films must be 260 minutes or less in length. Running time includes end credits

5.Films are acceptable even if they are already online

6. No film may be withdrawn from the festival programm after its selection.


Winner Film selection will be based on:
Creative and Technical merit – Story line, narrative, Subject treatment, Direction, Technical aspects (i.e., Cinematography, Screenplay, acting, music etc)


– Submission fees

– Info about Submitter like Name, Email, City, Contact no. (Optional).

– Film submission with Film Poster, Info about your project, Duration.



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