Northeast International Film and Documentary Fest aims at bridging the global film industry with that in Northeast India and create a holistic homegrown creative ecosystem. It is the first festival of its kind in upper Assam, hosted in Dibrugarh, the tea capital of India.

The objective is to uplift local talent, showcase global films and encourage cultural exchange through film tourism.

"Global Reels: Celebrating Cultures Through Film Tourism"

● Short / Feature Films
● Documentary Short / Feature
● Non-competitive screening
- Short / Feature Films
- Documentary Short / Feature

Short Film - Not exceeding 40 mins
Feature - Minimum 60 mins
Documentary Short - Maximum 30 mins
Documentary Feature - Minimum 31 mins

● Cash prize, trophy and certificate for winners in each film category
● Trophy and certificate for runners up in each film category

One trophy and certificate for additional awards -
● Best Northeast Special Award
● Best Director
● Best Actor Male
● Best Actor Female
● Best Cinematography
● Best Screenplay
● Best Editing
● Best Sound Design
● Best Film Score
● No cash prize for additional awards mentioned above

● Films in any language can be submitted (subtitles compulsory for non-English entries)
● Multiple entries from a single participant can be submitted
● We accept YouTube, Google Drive, Vimeo & Dropbox links
● Jury decision will be final
● Shortlisted entries will be selected for official competition, selection is subject to Jury decision
● All information regarding the festival including selection and awards will be provided on the official website and Facebook page
● Films selected for final round will be screened
● Film screening and award ceremony will be held on the same day
● Entry fees are payable through FilmFreeway payment systems and are non-refundable.
● Festival reserves the right to determine eligibility of any work submitted.
● Decision of the Festival committee will be final and binding
● Festival reserves the right to use posters and images of submitted films for promotional activities of the festival

NOTE: Festival will interact with the submitter and/or the producer of the film only. Festival reserves the right of non-disclosure regarding entry and selection status of submitted films, violation of which may result in disqualification from the festival.