Indian World Film Festival is latest addition to Miniboxoffice film festivals family. The Miniboxoffice is an independent film festival organizing company which caters to filmmakers of more than 90 countries through its 8 film festivals round the year. Indian World Film Festival objective is to showcase best of world cinema which boost growth of industry, emerging & experienced talent.

The Indian World Film Festival marks the milestone in cinematic history of Hyderabad, India. The Hyderabad- a culturally rich & heritage city is the hub of Telugu cinema & the destination of many budding filmmakers since past century. The festival is the tribute towards contribution of the Telugu film industry in the development of cinema in India

8th Indian World Film Festival -24 will provide professional networking & film marketing opportunities to the filmmakers and also introduced them with current trends of cinema. The festival goal is to empower independent filmmakers and dedicated to become world’s finest festival which fosters the growth of independent filmmakers.

With this commitment, I invite all the filmmakers to participate in 8th edition of Indian World Film Festival.


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

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 World Film Festival-2024

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

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

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

4. Films participated in Indian World Film Festival-2017 to 23 are not eligible for participation in 2024

5. Year of production & accepted movie duration:

- Year of production: Jan-2021 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

6. IWFF-24 stages/process:

• Entry submission as per rules & regulations.
• Notification of shortlisted regular entries by the festival office on 21 Feb 2024 & shortlisted late entries notification on 26 Feb 2024.
• Delegate registration to attend IWFF-24. 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 Hyderabad on 10 March 2024.

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

8. Indian World Film Festival-24 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.

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

10. By submitting movie to Indian World Film Festival-24, filmmaker/producer takes the whole responsibility of copyright issues of music, script and other creative and technical aspects of film.

11. Filmmakers are requested to submit the following through email at .
• Synopsis of the movie.
• Crew & Cast List.
• Biography & Filmography of Film director.
• Photograph of Director.
• Still and Posters of film in JPEG format.

12. Movie Submission- via FilmFreeway

Overall Rating
  • Lucienne Lanaz Schild

    Dear Friends from India,
    The Filmmaker and the Producer of our film THE AMAZING LULU are very happy to be among the winner of your festival. We enjoyed very much the contact with you and wish you many other festivals so well organized. Many thanks to the jury and members of the Festival for all their efforts to help films coming out.
    We alos are very thankful to the Festival having encluded the film GIANERIA - the Artist couple Erica and Gian Pedretti into the Festival.
    With kind regards, JURA-FILMS, Lucienne Lanaz

    April 2023
  • Gunilla Leander

    What a great and professional festival! The team behind Bodily Signs are honored to have been selected for this festival and for the special festival mention. Thanks to you all!

    March 2023
  • Ajaish Sudhakaran

    Superb festival, fantastic, thank you so much

    March 2023
  • Rosa Delgado

    Our team are very happy with this selection and Special Mention Festival. The communication is very attentive from this festival and complete, so as their promotional news in social networks, very professional. It has been a lucky experience. Many thanks to the jury and members of your Festival to make possible our short film Blind Flowers arrives to your public.

    March 2023
  • What a delightful festival!

    We’ll definitely be back with future projects.

    Highly recommend.

    March 2022