Chambal International Film Festival Season 1, 2, 3 , 4,5 and 6 were grand success. In Season 1 316 films from 28 Countries were submitted and 160 films were selected for screening. India’s official entry to Academy awards ‘Harishchandrachi Factory’ (2009) was also screened under special focus in Season 1.
In Season 2, 492 films from 35 Countries were submitted and 243 films were selected for screening. India’s official entry to Academy awards ‘Court’ (2015) was also screened under special focus in Season 2.
In Season 3, 604 films from 40 Countries were submitted and 398 films were selected for screening. India’s official entry to Academy awards ‘Shwaas’ (2004) was also screened under special focus in Season 3.
In Season 4, 701 films from 54 Countries were submitted and 464 films were selected for screening.
In Season 5, 809 films from 63 Countries were submitted and 494 films were selected for screening.
In Season 6, 903 films from 71 Countries were submitted and more than 300 films were selected for screening.
The highlights are:
1. Cash prizes for Best of the fest Feature Film , Best of the fest Short Film, Best of the fest Student Film.
2. Excellent press and media coverage in various news papers and TV/ Youtube Channels to all the Film makers who attended the 2 day festival.
3. More than 5000 footfall was registered during the Film Festival.
4. Free Hospitality to all the film makers including stay at hotel, meals and conveyance.
5. Wonderful exposure to all the Film Makers on Big Screen.
6. The films were screened on Multiple Screens in Season 1,2 , 3, 4, 5 and 6. .
7. Jury members are from FILM INDUSTRY (BOLLYWOOD).
8. Awards in 50 categories.
9. Certificate Of Official Selection to all the Nominated Films.
10. Certificate Of Participation to all the participants.
11. Workshops, Networking and Seminars.
Chambal International Film Festival, India is a platform where film makers will get an opportunity to showcase their talent to film loving great audience. Also the audience will get a chance to watch some wonderful short films, documentary films, animation films and music videos of various film makers of the World. The Honorable Jury members Mr. Sayeed Quadri (Renowned Lyricist), Mr. Kshitij Tarey (Famous Singer and Music Composer) and Mr. Ranjan Das (Eminent Editor and Writer) from Indian Film Industry are reputed names. Late Mr. Suresh Naik (Highly Exerienced DOP and Special Effect Co- Ordinator) was also a part of the jury.
Best Feature Film (Fiction)
Best Feature Film (Documentary)
Best Short Film (Fiction)
Best Short Film (Documentary)
Best Animation Film
Best Music Video
Best Ad Film
Best Feature Film Runner Up (Fiction)
Best Feature Film Runner Up (Documentary)
Best Short Film Runner Up
Best Short Film (Documentary) Runner Up
Best Animation Film Runner Up
Best Music Video Runner Up
Best Ad Film Runner Up
Best Director (Feature)
Best Director (Short)
Best Director (Documentary Feature)
Best Director (Documentary Short)
Best Director (Animation)
Best Director (Music Video)
Best Director (Ad Film)
Best Child Actor
Best Director Of Photography
Best Background Score
Best Production Design
Awards will be given in Professional and Students category.
Student Category Awards- Best Short Film, Best Animation Film, Best Documentary Film, Best Music Video, Best Director (In All Categories).
Mentioned in official website i.e www.ciff.co.in
Response from festival:
Thanks for your feedback. The duration between notification and event is almost 1 month and filmmakers from various Countries do attend the festival. . However this time we shall try to increase the time so that more people from other Countries can grace the event. Thanks for pointing out this matter. Hope to meet you in 2024 with another wonderful project of yours.
Response from festival:
Thank you so much. Your compliments have greatly elevated Chambal International Film Festival spirit. It is because of wonderful film makers like you that we are able to do such a grand festival. Hope to see your wonderful project again in next Season and would like to meet you personally..