GardenCity International Film Festival proudly brings the world of cinema to the IT city of India, Bangalore. We are happy to introduce the local audience to a range of most recent, cinematically daring and powerful filmmaking from around the globe. We want to be a festival that touches and teaches the audience, a festival that will drive creators to produce meaningful films, a festival that drives audiences from all walks of life and makes the week-end a deep experience that becomes a long lasting tradition.

From comedy to horror, drama to sci-fi, animation to docs, and everything in between, GardenCity accepts submissions of all genres, and looks for creative storytelling above anything else.

All films selected under Official Selection will receive laurels of festival.
All award winners will receive winner laurel and certificates.

InkTip script listing, Blackmagic Cameras, RØDE Microphones and Zoom Sound Recorder up for prizes.

Best Film -- Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera & Zoom Sound Recorder
1st Runner Up -- Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
2nd Runner Up -- RØDE Microphone

Best Screenwriting (TOP 3) - InkTip script listing
** InkTip: Where producers go for scripts and writers. Producers have made more than 200 films from scripts and writers they found through InkTip.

You can send as many entries as you want, but with separate fees for every entry.

Short films with total run time of under 60 minutes are eligible.

All non-English films must have English sub-titles.

All submitted films must be original work of the entrant.

By submitting, you are granting the GardenCity International Film Festival non-exclusive permission to exhibit your film during the festival, if selected.

Try to upload HD form of the film so that we don't have to ask you again for the film.

Overall Rating
  • Charly Wenzel

    This is a really great festival!

    February 2018
  • Andrew de Burgh

    Very good festival. These guys truly love films and they are very hospitable.

    January 2018
  • Milad Jarmooz

    Nice festival with nice guys

    January 2018
  • Paul Murray

    thank you for all your help

    August 2017
  • Anusha Iyer

    Thank you. am honoured by the selection.

    July 2017