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Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Monday, July 21, 2014
Siddharth has been awarded with the German Star of India in the category feature film during Sunday night’s closing ceremony of the 11th Indian Film Festival Stuttgart at the Metropol Cinema.
Millions Can Walk
by Christoph Schaub and Kamal Musale was awarded with the German Starof India in the category documentary.
The Director’s Vision Award goes to Lakshmi by Nagesh Kukunoor. This award is dedicated to directors who use their films to point out social or cultural grievance. “Kukunoor is awarded for bringing to the world an inspirational story of determination and courage on crimes against abuse of the girl child. The film focuses on the true story of one particular girl who leaves us with hope to fight for a better future.”, the jury explained.
Tuesday, July 8, 2014
In script development category, Sri Lankan director Vimukthi Jayasundara’s Hair of the Dog that Bit You has been selected while Bangladeshi director Abu Shahed Emon’s Jalal’s Story will receive a grant in the post-production category.
Monday, July 7, 2014
Tuesday, June 24, 2014
16th Mumbai Film Festival 2014, October 14 to 21
Organized by the Mumbai Academy of Moving Image (MAMI)
Eligible for submission - Films made after November 1, 2013 Deadline August 2.
International Competition for the First Feature Films of Directors - films made within one calendar year from the date of upcoming festival can participate and compete for cash awards amounting to USD 200,000.
Above the Cut - First feature films of directors which could not be accommodated in the International Competition for the First Films of Directors.
World Cinema - Award winning and critically acclaimed films screened in other film festivals are invited for this section.
India Gold 2014 is a competition section for Indian feature films. Films by Indian film makers made within one calendar year from the date of upcoming Festival can participate in this competition.
Only films which have not been screened in India will only be considered for this competition. Awards Golden Gateway trophy plus cash prize of Rupees 10 lakh for the Best Film and Silver Gateway trophy plus cash prize of Rupees 5 lakh for Second Best Film.
New Faces in Indian Cinema is a non-competitive section which will screen first and second feature films of the Indian directors and aims to provide a promotional platform to young emerging Indian filmmakers.
Film India Worldwide is part of the non-competitive section of the festival World Cinema segment. This section screens films by filmmakers of Indian origin and / or about the people of Indian origin living across the world, the films which showcase concerns of the community and the cultural cross roads they inhabit.
Feature length films produced after October 31st, 2013 are invited from all over the world to participate in this non-competitive format.
The Real Reel - Aims to showcase award winning and critically acclaimed feature length documentaries which carry strong opinions on issues concerning our social lives, human nature and many other topics. The documentaries produced after October 31st, 2013 are invited from all over the world to participate in this non-competitive format.
Dimensions Mumbai Short Film Competition - open to young Mumbaikars below the age of 25 years.
Harmony – Celebrate Age competition will showcase short fiction films, short documentaries, feature length fiction films and documentaries on the concerns, spice, fun and adventure of growing older. The Best Film will get a cash award of Rupees 50,000, the Second Prize winner will be awarded Rupees 25,000.
Submission of a film must be made on the official Festival entry form, duly completed and sent with a preview screener (DVD PAL – all region), synopsis and the complete cast and credits.
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com
For regulations and submission, visit www.mumbaifilmfest.com