The 2015 Beach Film Festival is presented by The Little Art (TLA) in partnership with Pakistan Life Saving Foundation (PALS). It is a two-day international film festival presenting films on a range of themes related to oceans and aquatic life.

Beach Film Festival aims to raise awareness on the issues related to ocean, inspire people to care for it and appreciate the beauty and mystery of this natural resource.

Beach Film Festival is a non-profit event presented in collaboration by The Little Art and Pakistan Life Saving Foundation (PALS), two non-profit organizations. The Little Art works with children and young people through the art and produce Lahore International Children’s Film Festival since 2007. Pakistan Life Saving Foundation (PALS) provides a comprehensive life saving infrastructure along the 35 km stretch of popular beaches of Karachi, Pakistan.

Awards & Prizes
• Best Documentary Film
• Best Short Film (Animation)
• Best Short Film (Live Action)
• Best Pakistani Film

The themes for the film festival are:
· People and The Sea
· Coastal and Island Cultures
· Ocean Environmental Issues
· Marine Sciences and Wildlife
· Ocean Exploration and Sports
. Conservation
. Karachi

Submission Deadline
10 January 2015

Films will qualify if they have the relevant themes in the following categories;
• Short Film (Animation/Lice Action) – under 45 Minutes
• Feature Film (Animation / Live Action) – over 46 Minutes
• Short Documentary – under 45 Minutes
• Feature Documentary – over 46 Minutes

Rules & Terms
Film Producers, Directors, Distributors or their duly authorized representatives or duly authorized government organization / agency of the participating countries may enter their films for the competition through the enclosed Entry Form.
The Festival organizers reserve the right to invite films they consider suitable for the film festival.
The participants must ensure that they have the right to participate in the festival with regard to parties connected with the production / distribution of the participating film and / or other right holders/licenses.
Participation in the Festival implies acceptance of these Regulations.

Films will be screened in their original language/version. Films in a language other than English must have subtitles in English.

Competition Conditions
Films entered in the Competition Section must fulfill the following conditions:
Entries will be subject to preview by a committee constituted by this Festival. A film which is not accepted for the Competition Section can be shown in other Section with the specific consent of the entrant.
No person in any way connected with the production or commercial exploitation of a competitive entry will be a member of the jury. All Members of the jury will refrain from releasing any articles or reviews to the press concerning the films submitted for their judgment until after the jury's decisions have been formally published/declared.

We accept only online submissions.

Beach Film Festival 2015
C/O The Little Art
81 F, Johar Town, Lahore, Pakistan
Tel: +92-42-35220796, +92-321 6111153