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-20 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 8th 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-20 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:

8th Indian Cine Film Festival-2020

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-2018 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 19 are not eligible for participation in 2020.

5. ICFF-20 stages/process:

• Entry submission as per rules & regulations.
• Notification of shortlisted regular entries by the festival office on 17 Aug 2020 & shortlisted late entries notification on 22 Aug 2020.
• Delegate registration to attend ICFF-20. 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 06 Sept 2020.

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

7. Indian Cine Film Festival-20 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 8th Indian Cine Film Festival-20, 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
  • Uma Martinez

    I was unable to attend but found the communication, hospitality and other factors really very well organised. A great experience - thank you!

    September 2019
  • A very well organized festival! I am honored to have screened, and to have won Best Animation as well!

    September 2019
  • We Got the opportunity to participate and won special festival mention award for my movie in 7th cine Mumbai film festival..... Thank you 7th cine Mumbai film festival
    The organising team was very good ... their screening schedule was pretty good means "on time"..... and jury team was well experienced..... over all it was a great experience and it is a great platform for all kind of film makers... definitely I am gonna participate next time... its a great festival...

    September 2019
  • Maria Alexea

    very well organised festival , the supervision of the festival by its director who has a profound knowledge of arthouse cinema has been very exceptional, the communication was great , we are greatly honoured ... we are very sorry we could not attend the festival in person

    September 2019
  • Dropin Ocean

    I was present at ICFF-19 and see the same consistency in great team work as i found in their other festivals across country. Selection of films on display reflected the spirit of meaningful cinema, Congratulations to all the winners !

    Brilliant organizing capability of Mr.Rambhul Singh showed in his team too.

    September 2019