13 Aug 51st International Film Festival of India, calls for film entries
51st International Film Festival of India, Goa called for entries for Indian Panorama in both feature and non-feature sections. The FIAPF-accredited competitive, Feature Film Festival will be held from 20 November to 28 November.
The 51st edition of the festival which includes a competition for feature films by Directors from all Continents will be held in Goa.
The Festival is being organized by the Directorate of Film Festivals (DFF), Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Government of India in collaboration with the State Government of Goa and the Indian Film Industry. The Festival is recognized by the International Federation of Film Producers’ Associations (FIAPF). 51st IFFI, 2020 being a hybrid film festival due to COVID-19 would screen the films on its official digital platform along with the theatrical screenings during the festival in Goa, subject to the prevailing conditions then. Though the Government of India has been conducting International Film Festival of India (IFFI) since 1952, the festival became an annual event only from 1975 onwards.
The Best Film will be given a Cash prize of Rs. 40,00,000/- to be shared equally between the Director and Producer. While, the Director to be given the Golden Peacock and a Certificate in addition to the cash component, the Producer to be given a Certificate in addition to the cash component. Best Director provides with a Silver Peacock Award, which consists of a Certificate and a cash prize of Rs.15,00,000. Other awards: Best Actor (Male): Silver Peacock, Certificate and a cash prize of Rs 10,00,000. Best Actor (Female): Silver Peacock, Certificate and a cash prize of Rs 10,00,000. Special Jury Award: Silver Peacock, Certificate and a cash prize of Rs 15,00,000, given to a film (for any aspect of the film which the jury wishes to award/acknowledge) or an individual (for his/her artistic contribution to a film). The award, if given to a film, will be given to the Director of the film.
To know about the regulations and to get entry form, please visit: www.dff.gov.in & www.iffgoa.org
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