9th Gujarat International Short Film Festival 2019

Rules And Regulations
  1. The Gujarat International Film Festival Society, a non-commercial film festival forum jointly organizes the event with Dream kreator Digital Studio
  2. The festival invites short films of any genre from allover the world from professional/amateur as well as student film makers.
  3. Immediate online Registration is recommended on the announcement of the festival dates.
  4. The winning films will be awarded in the following categories:
    • BEST SHORT FILM INTERNATIONAL AWARD -2019 – Award trophy and cash Rs 25,000/-(Twenty five Thousand rupees)
    • BEST SHORT FILM DOCUMENTARY AWARD -2019 – 2019 Award trophy and cash Rs 10,000/- (Ten Thousand rupees)
    • BEST SHORT FILM CHILDREN AWARD -2019 – Trophy

    TECHNICAL AWARDS

    • BEST DIRECTOR AWARD-2019
    • BEST CHILD ARTIST AWARD-2019
    • BEST WRITER & DIRECTOR AWARD-2019
    • BEST EDITOR AWARD-2019
    • BEST SOUND DESIGNER AWARD-2019
    • BEST VFX ARTIST AWARD-2019
    • BEST CINEMATOGRPHER AWARD-2019
    • BEST MUSIC DIRECTOR AWARD-2019

    SPECIAL CATEGORIES AWARDS

    • BEST MUSIC VIDEO ALBUM AWARD-2019
    • BEST SHORT FILM ANIMATION AWARD-2019
    • BESTSHORT FILM NARRATIVE AWARD-2019
    • BEST SHORT FILM SOCIAL MESSAGE AWARD-2019
  5. Entry Fees

    1. For Student RS 1000/-, For foreign applicant (Non Indian) (usd) $ 22.44
    2. For Professional RS. 1500/- , For foreign applicant (non Indian) ( usd) $ 22.44
    3. Fees to be directly deposited or by Demand Draft Favoring of Dream Kreator Digital Studio in the Bank account whose details are given below.
      Bank Details
      Account Name: DreamKreator Digital Studio
      Bank Name: Bank of India
      Branch Name: Adajan Branch, Surat.Gujarat-395001
      A/C. Number: 275120110000288
      IFCS Code: BKID0002751
      Swift Code: BKIDIN BBSRT

    The participants are supposed to send the proof of the payment of entry fees deposited into the above Bank account by sending its Xerox (Photo copy) to the Institute through e-mail or courier.

  6. Entry fees once paid will not be refunded.
  7. Entry form can be down loaded through the website of the GIFF: www.giffindia.org
  8. The participant must send his/her short film in Digital format: 1920+1080 MPEG4 or MP4 / Mov Format encoded in H264 and AAC (for audio) measuring format 1920+1080.DVD, along with the film Trailer (1 minute) and poster (jpg), postcard size photograph of the Director (jpg), Demand Draft ( DD) for Entry Fee and the Entry form to the institute through courier to the following address:

    Mr.Abhishek Galshar
    (Festival Director)

    Gujarat International Film Festival Society / DreamKreator Digital Studio

    305, Blue-Trio, Opp.Green City, Pal-Bhatha Road, Adajan, Surat-394510, Gujarat, India

    Email ID: info@giffindia.org

    Website: www.giffindia.org

  9. If the participant wishes, he/she can send the short film online by wetransformer.com,Vimeo.com/YouTube.com link. In the similar way entry form, poster etc. can also be sent to info@giffindia.org.

    The film sent to the festival must be originally created. If the participant has used music or any such contents, he/she must have done so after seeking due permission. in that case, the institute will not be responsible for the copyright infringement and plagiarism.

  10. The winners of the festival should come to Surat to receive the award on his/ her own expenses. The festival will not provide any travel allowance or accommodation facility.
  11. Your entry must contain the list of the team members, technicians separately attached.
  12. Films produced after January 1, 2015.
  13. Non-Hindi Language short film must have English subtitles.
  14. The synopsis of the short film must not exceed 100-120 words.
  15. The length of the short film sent for the festival must be minimum 1 minute and maximum 30 minutes.
  16. The organizers reserve the right to change the date, venue and rules of the festival, which cannot be objected by any participant or outsider.
  17. The film must not show any scene or present any dialogue in its story which may hurt the sentiments of any race or religion or which may be controversial.
  18. The participants should abide by the decision of the judges without any objection. If someone would raise any doubt or objection, his/her entry would be eliminated from the festival.
  19. Filmmakers whose films are selected by the festival will be informed through email.