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6th Bangalore Shorts Film Festival-17

Opening Date: 
May 04, 2017
Regular Deadline: 
May 25, 2017
Late Deadline: 
May 30, 2017
Notification Date: 
May 31, 2017
Event Date: 
June 11, 2017
Festival Description: 

6th Bangalore Shorts Film Festival-17 is a movement to recognize & popularize the work of young & experienced filmmakers from across the India & world. The humble journey of BSFF has began in year 2012 to mark the 100 years celebration of Indian cinema & to salute the contribution of the Kannada film industry towards the development of cinema in India. The festival provide platform to aspiring and professional filmmakers for showcasing their talent with networking & marketing opportunities in film industry.

 

The festival objective is to create short films culture in India, promotion of upcoming filmmakers, developing sources of revenue generation for short films and to make short film making a commercial enterprise. BSFF-12, 13, 14, 15 & 16 were great success with huge participation of filmmakers from across the country & abroad.

 

BSFF-17 aim is to even bigger & better with the participation from filmmakers. This year festival will introduce more workshops & master classes. The Miniboxoffice Film Market will be the highlight for those filmmakers who want to venture into feature film production. The short film contest & festival programming will be the delight to treat.    

 

Awards & Prizes: 

BSFF-17

 

Production Awards

Best Short Film                              

Best Animation                    

Best Documentary 

Best Music Video     

Special Festival Mention   

Honorable Jury Mention     

Best Director                       

 

Creative Awards

Best Cinematography                    

Best Editing                                     

Best Screenplay

Best VFX

 

Performance Awards

Best Actor                                        

Best Actress                     

 

Music Awards

Best Original Music                                        

Best Background Music

Rules & Terms: 

Rules and Regulations:

 

Bangalore Shorts Film Festival-2017

 

  1. Entry Deadlines:

 

Regular Entry: 25 May 2017

Late Entry: 30 May 2017

 

  1. Awards for both professional and students category-

 

PRODUCTION AWARDS

 

Best Short Film                  Best Animation             Best Documentary      Best Music Video              Honorable Jury Mention     Best Director

Special Festival Mention

           

CREATIVE AWARDS

 

Best Cinematography        Best Editing                 Best Screenplay

Best VFX

 

PERFORMANCE AWARDS

 

Best Actor                          Best Actress

 

MUSIC AWARDS

 

            ❏ Best Original Music                         ❏ Best Background Music

 

COMPANIES/INSTITUTIONAL AWARDS     

 

Best film/Animation production institution (Academic)

[Award will be given on state/City basics Ex. Best in Bangalore, Maharashtra or UP etc]

Best film production house:-

Short/Documentary production house

Ads/Animation production house

[Award will be given on state/City basics Ex. Best in Bangalore, Maharashtra or UP etc]

 

Award Criteria

 

Submission for Best Film Production Institution Award (Academic)

 

·         Institution Show reel

·         Submit DVD of any two student projects

·         List of in-house resources.

·         List of award winning productions

 

·         List of alumni working with reputed film banners

·         List of institution filmmaking faculty along with specialization & experience.

 

Submission for Best Film Production House Award

 

·         Company Show reel

·         Submit DVD of any two movies produced by company

·         List of all movies produced by the company and mention if movies won any awards.

·         List of professionals associated with the company (Like Directors, Cinematographers, Editors, Producers etc)

·         Attach the CV’s of core team members

 

Certificate of participation will be given to all participants. The winners will be honored with certificate and trophy + short film distribution deal.

 

  1. Entry FEE: No submission will be considered until the non-refundable entry fee has been paid.
     

Production Awards

 

Best Short Film                               Best Animation              Best Documentary                        Best Music Video                           Honorable Jury Mention              Best Director

Special Festival Mention

 

Entry Fee: For all production awards

Short Film, Documentary, Animation & Music Video:

Regular Students: Rs.1500 + Rs.225 (15% Govt. Service Tax) = Rs. 1725 / or $37             

Regular Professional: Rs.1800 + Rs.270 (15% Govt. Service Tax) = Rs. 2070 / or $ 40

 

 

Creative Awards

 

Best Cinematography                    Best Editing                      Best Screenplay

 

Entry Fee: For all creative awards

Short Film, Documentary, Animation & Music Video:

Regular Students: Rs.1400+ Rs.210 (15% Govt. Service Tax) = Rs. 1610 / or $37

Regular Professional: Rs.1600 + Rs.240 (15% Govt. Service Tax) = Rs. 1840/ or $ 40

 

 

Performance Awards

 

Best Actor                                         Best Actress                     

 

Entry Fee: For all performance awards

Short Film & Music Video:

Regular Students: Rs.1400+ Rs.210 (15% Govt. Service Tax) = Rs. 1610 / or $37

Regular Professional: Rs.1600 + Rs.240 (15% Govt. Service Tax) = Rs. 1840/ or $ 40

 

Music Awards

 

                ❏ Best Original Music                                         ❏ Best Background Music

 

 

Entry Fee: For all Music Awards

Short Film, Documentary, Animation & Music Video:

Regular Students: Rs.1400+ Rs.210 (15% Govt. Service Tax) = Rs. 1610 / or $37

Regular Professional: Rs.1600 + Rs.240 (15% Govt. Service Tax) = Rs. 1840/ or $ 40

 

Companies/Institutional Awards  

 

Best film production institution (Academic)

Best film production house:

 

Entry Fee: For each companies/institutional award

 

Best film production institution (Academic): Rs.5000+ Rs.750 (15% Govt. Service Tax) =

Rs. 5750/ or $ 100

Best film production house:

Short/Documentary production house: Rs.3000+ Rs.450 (15% Govt. Service Tax) =Rs. 3450/ or $ 80

Ads/Animation production house: Rs.5000+ Rs.750 (15% Govt. Service Tax) =Rs. 5750/ or $ 100

 

 

Late Entry Fee: Rs.500 + Rs.75 (15% Govt. Service Tax) =Rs. 575/ or $ 10

in addition to regular entry fee.

 

Entry Fee can be paid electronically in the following account:

 

Account Name: Miniboxoffice                      A/C No: 19620210002643

IFSC Code: UCBA0001962                         Swift Code: UCBAINBB242

Bank: UCO Bank                                           Branch: B-7/2, Site-IV, Greater Noida-201306, U.P, India

 

OR: The demand draft shall be issue in the favor of “Miniboxoffice” payable at Noida or Delhi.

 

International filmmakers can pay the fee by using PayPal at id fee@miniboxoffice.com.
 

  1. Films must be subtitled in English if language is other than English and Hindi.

 

  1. Year of production & accepted movie duration:

 

Year of production: Jan-2014 onwards

Short Film, Documentaries & Animation: up-to 60 min

Music Videos: 2-8 min

 

  1. Films participated in BSFF-12, 13, 14, 15 & 16 are not eligible for participation in 2017.

 

  1. BSFF-17 stages/process:

 

·         Entry submission as per rules & regulations.

·         Notification of shortlisted films by the festival office on 27 May 2017 and late submission entries notification on 31 May 2017.

·         Delegate registration to attend BSFF-17. All shortlisted filmmakers must have registered as delegate to attend the festival. Hospitality charges are applicable for filmmakers & attendees, which include lunch, tea/coffee with cookies & master classes.

·         Festival movies screening & workshops followed by award ceremony on 11 June 2017 at Bangalore.

 

  1. The decision of the Jury will be final and can’t be challenged.

 

  1. Bangalore Shorts Film Festival-17 does not take any type financial commitment for the expense incurred on the correspondence by the participant. All Travel, Lodging & Boarding and other miscellaneous expenses will have to be borne by the participant himself for attending the festival. No request for the same will be entertained.

 

  1. Once the film submitted can’t be withdrawn in any circumstances, however festival director reserve the rights to disqualify any film on certain grounds.

 

  1. By submitting movie to Bangalore Shorts Film Festival, filmmaker/producer takes the whole responsibility of copyright issues of music, script and other creative and technical aspects of film.

 

  1. Filmmakers are requested to submit the following through email at info.bangalore@miniboxoffice.com.

·         Synopsis of the movie.

·         Crew & Cast List.

·         Biography & Filmography of Film director.

·         Photograph of Director.

·         Still and Posters of film in JPEG format.

 

  1. Movie Submission-

·         Submit movie via private online link through Vimeo, Google drive, YouTube or wetransfer etc, scanned entry form & fee payment details at info.bangalore@miniboxoffice.com.

 

Or

 

·         Two sets of DVD along with entry form, fee and others details mentioned in application form at given address

Our connection
Festival Organizers: 
Jyoti Singh
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http://miniboxoffice.com/bangaloreshortsfilmfestival
Address: 

N-003, Plumeria Garden Omicron-3

Greater Noida-201308, India

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