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.
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:
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.