India Cine Film Festival has its roots almost a decade back in northern India. The festival was launched in Meerut and was concluded successfully in Noida with participation from almost 18 countries. In year 2014 the Miniboxoffice has adopted the festival officially from its organizers and Indian Cine Film Festival are now moving with passionate minds of Miniboxoffice. The ICFF-21 aim is to give momentum to the independent cinema.

The ICFF objective is to create a platform for the meeting, sharing & development of great cinematic ideas. The festival along with international competitive films screenings also holds a film market & industry oriented master classes & discussions. The festival will provide a central point where industry people can share business and new opportunities shall be created for new talent.

The 9th edition of Indian Cine Film Festival is aimed to set new milestone and it’s an endeavor of Miniboxoffice to make it relevant for each & every participant. With this I welcome you all & see you at ICFF-21 with your cinematic craft.

Production Awards

Best Feature Film
Best Feature Documentary Award
Best Feature Animation Award
Best Short Film
Best Animation
Best Documentary
Best Music Video
Best Director
Best Debut Director (Feature Only)
Special Festival Mention
Honorable Jury Mention
Best Ad Film


Creative Awards

Best Cinematography
Best Editing
Best Screenplay
Best VFX


Performance Awards

Best Actor
Best Actress
Best Supporting Actor
Best Supporting Actress

Music Awards

Best Original Music
Best Background Music

Rules and Regulations:

9th Indian Cine Film Festival-2021

1. Awards for both professional and students category-

Production Awards

❏ Best Feature Film ❏ Best Short Film ❏ Best Animation
❏ Best Feature Animation ❏Best Feature Documentary ❏ Short Documentary
❏ Best Music Video ❏ Best Film-Jury ❏ Best Director
❏Special Festival Mention ❏Honorable Jury Mention ❏ Best Ad Film
❏ Best Debut Director (Feature Only)


Creative Awards

❏ Best Cinematography ❏ Best Editing ❏Best Screenplay ❏ Best VFX

Performance Awards

❏ Best Actor ❏ Best Actress
❏ Best Supporting Actor ❏ Best Supporting Actress

Music Awards

❏ Best Original Music ❏ Best Background Music

Companies/Institutional Awards

❏ Best film/Animation production institution (Academic)
[Award will be given on state/City basics Ex. Best in Kolkata, Maharashtra or UP etc]
❏ Best film production house:-
❏ Short/Documentary production house
❏ Ads/Animation production house
[Award will be given on state/City basics Ex. Best in Kolkata, Maharashtra or UP etc]

Award Criteria

Submission for Best Film Production Institution Award (Academic)

• Institution Show reel
• Submit DVD of any two student projects
• List of in-house resources.
• List of award winning productions
• List of alumni working with reputed film banners

• List of institution filmmaking faculty along with specialization & experience.

Submission for Best Film Production House Award

• Company Show reel
• Submit DVD of any two movies produced by company
• List of all movies produced by the company and mention if movies won any awards.
• List of professionals associated with the company (Like Directors, Cinematographers, Editors, Producers etc)
• Attach the CV’s of core team members

Certificate of participation + Miniboxoffic Movies Ratings will be given to all entries. The winners will be honored with certificate and trophy + short film distribution deal.

2. Films must be subtitled in English if language is other than English and Hindi.

3. Year of production & accepted movie duration:

- Year of production: Jan-2019 onwards
- Feature Films/Feature Animation/Feature Documentary: 61 min to 180 min (more than 60 min)
- Short Film/Short Documentary/Short Animation: up-to 60min
- Music Video: up-to 7 min & Ad Films- any duration

4. Films participated in ICFF-14 to 20 are not eligible for participation in 2021.

5. ICFF-21 stages/process:

• Entry submission as per rules & regulations.
• Notification of shortlisted regular entries by the festival office on 24 Aug 2021 & shortlisted late entries notification on 28 Aug 2021.
• Delegate registration to attend ICFF-21. All filmmakers must have registered as delegate to attend the festival. Hospitality charges are applicable for filmmakers & attendees, which include lunch, tea/coffee with cookies & master classes.
• Festival movies screening & workshops followed by award ceremony in Mumbai on 12 Sept 2021.

6. The decision of the Jury will be final and can’t be challenged.

7. Indian Cine Film Festival-21 does not take any type financial commitment for the expense incurred on the correspondence by the participant. All Travel, Lodging & Boarding and other miscellaneous expenses will have to be borne by the participant himself for attending the festival. No request for the same will be entertained.

8. Once the film submitted can’t be withdrawn in any circumstances, however festival director reserve the rights to disqualify any film on certain grounds.

9. By submitting movie to 9th Indian Cine Film Festival-21, filmmaker/producer takes the whole responsibility of copyright issues of music, script and other creative and technical aspects of film.

Overall Rating
Quality
Value
Communication
Hospitality
Networking
  • wonderful group, with an terrific experience!

    September 2020
  • DR. JANET J

    Super, well responded and communicated. Sharing my happiness with all film lovers

    September 2020
  • Jyoti Singh

    Thank you for selecting my film at your festival. It was pleasure to be part of ICFF-20. Looking forward to seeing more creative initiatives again.
    Thank you so much, again.

    September 2020
  • Jaydeep Jethwa

    It was exceptional to be a part of this wonderful film festival. It has many layers of selection process that adds up to our learning. Kudos to the team!

    September 2020
  • Milethia Thomas

    It was lovely to be able to attend the online award ceremony and the extra surprise of winning best short screenplay. Thank you for the effort taken during these altered times to continue to provide an avenue for writers and filmmakers. Communication throughout was excellent - queries dealt with promptly. The very best to everyone.

    September 2020