2022 marks the 5th anniversary of Prestige International Film Festival (PIFF). It's a film festival that is organised by the students; for the students. In 2017 , with an aim of providing students with the proper exposure of film industry and the cinema culture, students of the PIMR department of Mass Communication has introduced the Prestige Film festival.
A part of this festival is an 48 hour short film making competition.
Share your cinematic talent with the world!
This a bewildering opportunity for filmmakers around the world to showcase their art.
In this adrenaline filled competition you have two days to make a short film from the 26th - 28th of February.
The film will premiere on the big screen for a live theatre audience and be seen by the top judges.
Exciting cash prizes for all the winners:-
And a huge chance for the winner to get his film screened in front of a huge audience.
For 48 Hours short film making competition:-
This is a short film competition and hence, only short film should be submitted NO DOCUMENTARIES.
1. DURATION — The film shall be between 5-10 min. Including the beginning and end credits. Films exceeding this time limit are liable to be rejected.
• Amateur-NOT TO BE JUDGED ON THE BASIS OF TECHNICALITIES.
SHOOT ON MOBILE PHONE/ CAMERA.
• Professional -TECHNICALITIES AND SKILLS WILL BE JUDGED.
SHOULD BE A PART OF ATLEAST 2 PRODUCTIONS.
3. FILM MAKING PERIOD-
• Film making period begins:15th February, 12:00 PM
• Submission deadline: 17th February, 12:30 PM
4. The film should have been shot after the announcement of 48 Hours.
5. Agreement Forms —
• All the participants must fill the forms and submit before the competition starts.
• Failure to submit the forms can lead to disqualification from the competition.
6. Films submitted previously to any other festival will not be considered for this contest. If found later, will be disqualified for the contest/price withheld.
7. FORMAT- The films may be shot in 1080p and 16:9 ratio
8. Allowable stock footage includes bullets, fires, explosions, Chromakeyed backgrounds, etc, but stock footage of people or other performers is not allowed. Still photographs are permitted, provided that the team has the rights to them.
9. Preparations - The only work to begin prior to the Film Making period is:
• Organizing Crew • Organizing Cast
• Securing Equipment • Scouting/Securing Locations
10. Any type ofVideo/Film Camera may be used.
11. RIGHT TO SCREEN — The participants grant the organiser the non-exclusive right to screen their film at the festival.
12. Copyright— The film must not contain any copyrighted work(s), belonging to third party unless the participant has licence to use such works in the film orthe work should be fair onesunder the copyright laws.
13. The person who submits the entry will be considered as participant(s) for all the communications.
14. The decision Of the jury shall be final ,unquestionable and binding all participants.
15. All costs associated with the production of the entry are solely the responsibility Of the Team and participants.
16. No refunds entertained.