Kerala Short Film Festival offers celebration of Cinema, with live screenings of Local & International amazing quality independent Cinema.
Film categories include Narrative Shorts, Documentary , Short Films, Animated Films, Music Videos, Ad films and Student Productions from all over the world.
What Filmmakers will experience? Keeping the event truly international Kerala Short Film Festival will have the following programs, press opportunities, networking occasions, industry attendance, Discussion Forum & high-quality Workshops.

Kerala Short Film Festival is started with the idea of building and promoting a healthy film culture in Kerala. Our objective is to give film lovers in the city access to global cinema and spark a cultural exchange. With discussions, lectures and discussions on varied topics related to the craft, we try to instill an academic flavor in the festival. Through categories like International Competition, Indian Competition Malayalam Competition, Student Competition, we bring forth quality films from various countries and cultures. An acclaimed jury decides awards for films in the competitive sections.

Kerala Short Film Festival is the only festival that gives international recognition to local language Short films.

Best Film
Second Best Film
Best International Film
Best Student Film
Best Animation Film
Best Documentary Film
Best Music Video
Best Malayalam Short Film
Best Director (Malayalam Language Film)
Best Experimental Film
Best Documentary Film
Best Fiction Film
Best International Film
Best Live Action Film
Best Advertisement Film
Best Director
Second Best Director
Best International Director
Best Student Director
Best Malayalam Short Film Director
Best International Film Director
Best Screenplay
Best Camera Work
Best Editing
Best Sound
Best Original Score
Best Poster Design
Best Creative Concept
Best Music Composition
Best Production Design

The short film must have been completed after 1st January 2012
Applicant can send the Film in DVD or in Pen Drive (Video Format .MP4 or .MOV) OR to the Google drive link to with entry form.
(If you are submitting the film by no need to send anything to us)
Entries MUST be PAL format only.NTSC is NOT accepted. The video must be in .MP4 or .MOV format. The Festival Management will not be responsible if film is not screened due to problem with the format or with DVD or with pen Drive.
The film can be Documentary, Experimental, Narrative, Fiction, Non - fiction or Animation.
Total running time must be less than 30 minutes in length, including front and back credits. No minimum running time limitation.
The short film can be in any language or any genre. All non- English films must have English sub- titles for festival presentation.
Censor Certificate is not mandatory for the film screening.
Multiple entries can be submitted
Festival organization has right to use the entries / send / selected / nominated films, DVD and materials from the film for Festival promotional purposes and to retain DVD copies of each film as part of our festival library.
Films once selected & submitted for final screening will not be allowed to be withdrawn under any circumstances until festival is over.
The Festival will not pay any custom duty or registration to the Custom department at the Indian aviation authority. If the parcel is returned to the applicant because of that the festival organisation will not be held liable for any such circumstances.
The Entry form/ Application will be considered only on receipt of administrative film submission entry fee of Rs.300/ - (Three hundred rupees) - (Films produced in India)
US$ 10 (Ten American Dollars) - (Films produced outside India) for regular date submission
By Cash or Demand Draft or Cheque, or money transfer in favour of Yogesh Baraskar (Account number - 0460102000003810), (Swift / Sort Code: IBKLINBB007) (IFSC CODE - IBKL0000460), Bank Address: - IDBI Bank Limited, Lokmanyanagar Branch, 5, Laxmi Park, Dr.Sabane bungalow, Lokmanyanagar Pune 411030 , Maharashtra, India
Applicant can Pay the Entry Fee by PAYTM to the Mobile Number - Yogesh Baraskar - 9890850903
You can pay the Entry Fee by to the (Paypal Account -