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7th Dada Saheb Phalke Film Festival-17

Opening Date: 
March 13, 2017
Regular Deadline: 
March 25, 2017
Late Deadline: 
March 30, 2017
Extended Deadline: 
April 05, 2017
Notification Date: 
April 06, 2017
Event Date: 
April 30, 2017
Festival Description: 

The Dada Saheb Phalke Film Festival is a not-to-profit, non-commercial & India’s only independent film festival, established in the year 2011 in Delhi NCR with a mission to celebrate the cinema & work of aspiring, young, independent & professional filmmakers. The festival is important for Indian film industry as it is organized on 30 April each year to mark the birth anniversary of Late.Shri. Dhundiraj Govind Phalke, who is regarded as the father of Indian Cinema & fondly remembered as Dada Saheb Phalke by the film fraternity across the India & globe. Its aim is to recognize the enlightening, entertaining & progressive new age cinema of youth & experienced filmmakers.

 

In past years festival gains reputation & regarded as among most prestigious festival in India. The festival grows over the years & attracts filmmakers from across the India & 90+ nations across the world. The festival has sections for feature films, short films, documentaries, animations, music videos & ad films. The festival awards the filmmakers in production, creative, music & performance categories.

 

7th Dada Saheb Phalke Film Festival-2017 aims to celebrate the excellence in cinema. Dada Saheb Phalke started the movement of cinema in India in real sense & he is the symbol of excellence. His contribution to Indian cinema is unparallel. Today Indian cinema is touching the sky in terms of both content & technology but it is worth mentioning that it was started by legendry Dada Saheb Phalke and we are just carrying it forward.

Awards & Prizes: 

Section 1: Production Award

Best Feature Film              

Best Short Film                 

Best Animation     

Best Documentary                        

Best Music Video             

Best Ad Film

Best Film-Jury                   

Best Director

Best Debut Director (For Feature Films Only)

Special Festival Mention    

Special Jury Mention

 

 

Section 2: Creative Awards

Best Cinematography       

Best Editing                      

Best Screenplay

Best VFX

 

 

Section 3: Music Awards

Best Original Music                                  

Best Background Music

 

 

Section 4: Performance Awards

Best Actor                         

Best Actress                      

Best Supporting Actor      

Best Supporting Actress

 

Rules & Terms: 

Rules and Regulations:

 

7th Dada Saheb Phalke Film Festival-2017

 

  1. Entry Deadlines:

           

Regular Entry Deadline: 25 March 2017

Late Entry Deadline: 30 March 2017

 

  1. Awards for both professional and students category-

 

Section 1: Production Awards

 

Best Feature Film                           Best Short Film                 

Best Animation                              Best Feature Animation    

Best Feature Documentary             Best Short Documentary  

Best Ad Film                                 Best Film-Jury                   

Best Director                                  Best Debut Director (Feature Only)

Honorable Jury Mention                Special Festival Mention

Best Music Video

 

Section 2: Creative Awards

 

Best Cinematography   Best Editing    Best Screenplay   Best VFX

 

NAME OF DOP/ EDITOR/ SCREENPLAY WRITER/VFX ARTIST

 

______________________________________________________________

 

Section 3: Music Awards

 

            ❏ Best Original Music                                    ❏ Best Background Music

 

NAME OF MUSIC DIRECTOR/COMPOSER

 

_______________________________________________________________

 

Section 4: Performance Awards

 

Best Actor                          Best Actress                      

Best Supporting Actor       Best Supporting Actress

 

NAME OF ACTOR/ACTRESS                       CHARACTER NAME IN FILM

 

_______________________________________________________________

 

 

 

Section 5: Companies/Institutional Awards           

 

Best film production institution (Academic)

            [Award will be given on state basics Ex. Best in Delhi, Maharastra or UP etc]

 

Best film production house:-

 

Categories for best film production house award:

 

Feature Films production house

[Award will be given on Industry basics Ex. Tamil, Telugu, Hindi film industry etc]

 

Short/Documentary/Animation/Ads production house

[Award will be given on state basics Ex. Best in Delhi, Maharastra 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 excellence will be given to all participants. The winners will be honored with certificate and trophy.

 

PLUS

 

All participating short films, documentaries, animation will get distribution deal* offer from DSPFF-17.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

Text Box: Section 1: Production Awards

 

 

Best Feature Film                                           Best Short Film                              

Best Animation                                              Best Feature Animation              

Best Feature Documentary                           Best Short Documentary             

Best Ad Film                                                   Best Film-Jury                               

Best Director                                                   Best Debut Director (Feature Only)

Honorable Jury Mention                               Special Festival Mention

Best Music Video

 

Entry Fee: For all awards of section 1                                           

               

               

Feature Film/Feature Animation/Feature Documentary:

Regular: Rs.4000 + Rs.600 (15% Govt. Service Tax) = Rs. 4600 or $ 70

 

Short Film, Short Documentary, Short Animation, Music Video & Ads:

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

 

 

Text Box: Section 2: Creative Awards

 

 

Best Cinematography          Best Editing                      Best Screenplay         ❏ Best VFX

 

Entry Fee: For all awards of section 2

 

 

Feature Film/Feature Animation/Feature Documentary:

Regular: Rs.3800 + Rs.570 (15% Govt. Service Tax) = Rs. 4370 or $ 70

 

Short Film, Short Documentary, Short Animation, Music Video & Ads:

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

                   

 

Text Box: Section 3: Music Awards

               

 

❏ Best Original Music                                         ❏ Best Background Music

 

Entry Fee: For all awards of section 3

 

 

Feature Film/Feature Animation/Feature Documentary:

Regular: Rs.3800 + Rs.570 (15% Govt. Service Tax) = Rs. 4370 or $ 70

 

Short Film, Short Documentary, Short Animation, Music Video & Ads:

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

 

 

 

Text Box: Section 4: Performance Awards

 

 

Best Actor                                         Best Actress                     

Best Supporting Actor                    Best Supporting Actress

 

Entry Fee: For all awards of section 4

 

Feature Films:

Regular: Rs.3800 + Rs.570 (15% Govt. Service Tax) = Rs. 4370 or $ 70

 

Short Films:

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

  

 

Text Box: Section 5: Companies/Institutional Awards

 

 

Best film production institution (Academic)

Best film production house:

Categories for best film production house award:

Feature Films production house

Short/Documentary/Ads/Animation production house

 

Entry Fee: For each award of section 5

 

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

Rs. 5750/ or $ 100

Best film production house:

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

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.

 

Fee Payment Methods:

 

The demand draft shall be issue in the favor of “Education Expo TV” payable at Noida or Delhi.

 

Entry Fee can be also paid electronically in the following account.

 

Account Name: Education Expo TV                        A/c No.: 163102000000519

IFSC Code: IOBA0001631                          Swift Code: IOBAINBB001

Bank: Indian Overseas Bank.                       

Branch: Sec 45 Sadarpur Noida, UP, India

 

 

 

International Entries: International participants can pay the entry fee via PayPal at Id info@educationexpo.tv .

 

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

 

  1. Films participated in Dada Saheb Phalke Film Festival-2011, 12, 13, 14, 15 & 16 are not eligible for participation in 2017.

 

  1. Year of production & accepted movie duration:

 

Year of production: Jan-2014 onwards

 

Feature Films, Feature Documentaries, Feature Animation: 61 minute to 180 minute (more than 60 min).

 

Short Films, Short Documentaries, Short Animation: up-to 60 min (equal or less than 60 min)

 

Music Video, Ad films: up- to 6-7 min

 

  1. Result of the festival will be declared on 30 April 2017.

 

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

 

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

 

  1. 7th DSPFF-17 stages/process:

 

·         Entry submission as per rules & regulations.

·         Notification of shortlisted regular entries by the festival office on 27 March 17 and late entries list shall be out on 5 April 2017.

·         Delegate registration to attend 7th DSPFF-17. 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 festival date.

 

  1. 7th Dada Saheb Phalke 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. By submitting movie to 7th Dada Saheb Phalke Film Festival-2017, 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 information via email at festival.office@educationexpo.tv.

·         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 festival.office@educationexpo.tv .

 

Or

 

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

 

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Festival Organizers: 
Jyoti Singh
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