Chambal International Film Festival Season 1, 2, 3 , 4 and 5 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.

The highlights are:
1. Cash prizes for Best Feature Film, Best Short Film, Best 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 and 4.
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.

Categories:
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 Actor
Best Actress
Best Child Actor
Best Director Of Photography
Best Editor
Best Background Score
Best Production Design
Best Story
Best Screenplay
Best Sound

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

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  • Thank you for selecting our film "The Disparity" for your film festival, we are so honored and humbled to have our documentary screened at your film festival. Thank you for the Semi Finalist Award. Means so much to us.
    Much love, God Bless,
    Dr. Madeline Kelley/ Movie Producer
    Kamnar Productions, LLC

    April 2022
  • Von Kochar

    It was a pleasure to attend Chambal International Festival in Kota, India.
    Thank you Dr. Kapil Siddharth and the team for your hospitality and well organized festival. This is a very important festival with a mix of regional and international films with a focus on education through film. It was an honor to present our film to a packed audience and thank you for the Best Sound Award.

    April 2022
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    Response from festival:

    Chambal International Film Festival sincerely thank you for the kind words in appreciation. Your compliments have really encouraged our team to do even better in future. It was great having you during the festival. Hope to see your marvelous creation again in next Season.
    Regards :)

  • Rima Irani

    There is no better reward than being appreciated...
    Thank you "Chambal International Film Festival - Season 6" for the award allocated to my feature documentary "Autism Across the globe". I hope that this reward will highly contribute in raising AUTISM AWARENESS AND ACCEPTANCE WORLDWIDE 💙💙💙
    Five Stars... I highly recommend this prestigious film Festival!

    April 2022
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    Response from festival:

    Thank you for your inspiring compliments. Chambal International Film Festival team is really overjoyed to hear from you. Our team is really blessed with your words. Hope to see you along with your another awesome film again in next Season
    Regards :)

  • nikhil maac

    Wonderfullly organised and a great experience !

    March 2022
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    Response from festival:

    Thank you so much for the response. Chambal International Film Festival team is so happy to receive your attention and appreciation. Your words are really inspiring and motivating. Hope to see another beautiful film from you in next season. :)
    Regards

  • Thank you Chambal International Film Festival for selecting WIRED in your festival. Please review our trailer "WIRED OFFICIAL TRAILER" on YouTube as we look forward to submitting the short film once completed. Thanks again.

    February 2022
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    Response from festival:

    Thanks for the evaluation. It was great having your film in Chambal International Film Festival. Hope to see another brilliant film from you in next Season. :)
    Regards