This is 4th edition of BEFF - Babul EFF, the first and only Environmental Film Festival in Hyderabad and south India!
The festival is hosted in the historical Sri Sarathi studios established in 1956 [http://srisarathistudios.com/]. To ensure better connect with audience and leverage mileage nationally and internationally, the festival is held every year during first week of June to coincide with World Environment Day. Babul EFF is supported by 45 year old Hyderabad Film Club.Hyderabad is capital of Telangana state and known as City of Pearls and Biryani, is a major film making hub and has many world class studios including the world's largest Ramoji Film City. Screening your film at BABUL EFF will ensure your film's reach to a quality and diverse audience & opens the doors for networking with the best of talent in film-making.
There will be Seminars / Panel Discussions / Eco Bazar / Master Classes / Studio tour etc., Our hashtag #babulecofest and for the 4th edition #babulecofest20

Prize money of INR.50,000/- [ USD 700 ] will be awarded to the winners in Short Film Category (Indian entries). Topic for 4th BEFF2020 is PLASTIC POLLUTION. Cash award, citation and memento will be given to winners.
All the selected films ( Foreign and Indian ) will get laurels, screening certificates.


Rules:
~ Films should cover one or more aspects of Environment, Biodiversity and Sustainable Development. All genres, including documentaries, narratives, shorts, children’s films, and experimental films, PSAs are all welcome. The quality of the film production will also be considered and weighed. Animation includes: traditional animation, 2D animation, 3D animation, motion graphics, and stop motion
~ Film run-time: Upto 120 mins
~ Format: MP4 / AVI / MOV
~ Films shot on mobile are also accepted
~ Non-English films should have English
Subtitles
~ Win Laurels, get a screening certificate and
Recognition.
~ Films made after 1.1.2018 are eligible.
~ Last date for submission: 17 MAY 2020

The Jury for pre and final selection of film for 4th BEFF 2020 consist of personalities from the world of environment, media, cinema, and audio-visual, as well as entrepreneurs or artists engaged in and/or sensitive to environmental issues. Decision of the organizers regarding film selection is final.
By submitting their films, the filmmakers agree that BEFF can screen the films at different venues as part of the travelling BEEF festival.

For the Short Film Contest, in addition to the above, the following rules also apply:
Topic: PLASTIC POLLUTION
Duration: Below 5 minutes ( including credits )
Total prize money of Rs.50,000/- will be awarded.