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2nd International Film Festival of Shimla 2016- Himachal Pradesh

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Shimla, the queen of hills in Himachal Pradesh, India. Popularly known as the summer capital of the  State.

Shimla boasts of a varied mix of citizens; from the traditional Paharis to moderate youth, proud of their  rich heritage culture and tradition to enjoy the balance of the moderate as well as the traditional mix  that the hills has to offer.

Announcing the 2nd International Film Festival of Shimla which will be held in the capital city of  Himachal Pradesh in Historical Gaiety Theatre, Shimla.

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The  International Film Festival of Shimla for Documentary, Short and Animation Films was last held in the year Oct 2015. City of Shimla is the enduring venue of the festival.

The festival is being organized by the Himalayan Velocity in collaboration with Department of Language  & Culture, Government of Himachal Pradesh, to encourage short films, animation and music videos  drive. Increasing accessibility of mass media technology has escort to a big boom in the production and  areas  of films. The delegation of this film festival is to showcase the world’s best cinema and develop  taste for good cinema among the youths and to provide platform for the independent filmmakers.

2nd International Film Festival of Shimla 2016
CALL For Entries NOW OPEN (as of APR 1). Final submission deadline is JUN 15, 2016.
We are looking for films of ALL lengths and in all genres — Documentary, Short Fiction, Feature Film, Animation & Music video. For more detail visit their website www.iffs.in .

 

International Competition:
There will be an International Level competition for documentaries, feature films, Animation and short fiction films and music videos produced or co-produced outside India between 1st Jan 2013 and 30th May 2016. The following awards will be given:
a) Best Documentary
c) Best Short Fiction (less than 40 minutes)
d) Best Feature Film
d) Best Animation
e) Best Music Video (7 minutes and below)

National Competition:
There will be a National Level competition for documentaries, feature films, Animation and short fiction films and music videos produced or co-produced in India between 1st Jan 2013 and 30th  May 2016. The following awards will be given:
a) Best Documentary
b) Best Short Fiction (less than 40 minutes)
c) Best Feature Film
d) Best Animation
e) Best Music Video (7 minutes and below)

State Level Competition:
Documentary, Feature  & Short Films and Music videos produced in any of the dialects of Himachal between 1st Jan 2013 and 30th May 2016 will be eligible for the State level competition. This competition will be exclusively for bonafide Himachali only. The following awards will be given in state level competition

a) Best Documentary
b) Best Short Fiction (less than 40 minutes)
c) Best Feature Film
d) Best Animation
e) Best Music Video (7 minutes and below)

There will also be special sections focusing on issues, themes, and the works of filmmakers. The program will also include Interaction/Workshop Session with experts from Film Institutes.


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