NATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL OF SURAT‘S MISSION IS TO PROVIDE PASSIONATE FILM MAKERS &
ARTIST AROUND THE WORLD WITH A FORUM FOR SHARING THEIR CREATIVITY.
Motto behind to organise short film festival is to develop culture of short film making at Surat. There is potential to develop film making industry in Surat. Invite film makers from various states, discuss short films, understand their process of film making. Encourage creative minds of Surat to learn, shoot and develop skill craft good short films.
Surat city has diverse history and culture, places like chowk, Bhagal, station athava, one can feel the old historical essence of the culture on the contrary modern dimension of Surat can be witnessed through areas like VIP road, city light, vesu and more. There is must explore place like Andrew's library, Killa, Dumas, Suvali, natures park, saree market, diamond market, Jari business etc. Around the nation film maker will visit Surat and explore our city, its unique history and culture.

Best short film cash prize 10000/-

Best 2nd short film cash prize 5000/-

Best documentary cash price 2500/-

Best Direction

Best Cinematography

Best Editing

Best Sound Design

Best music

Best Screenplay

Best Actor Male

Best Actor Female


1. Films & documentary in any genre and languages accepted. Regional language films should contain English subtitles.

2. Short film duration 30 minutes or less in length. Documentary maximum 30 min Running time includes credits also.

3. Film format in HD, MP4 or any standard format.

4. Posters, short trailer and stills of the short film will be used for festival promotional purposes only.

5. Films completed after January 2018 are accepted.

6. Only directors and producers of short films have copyright, we don't use any part of the film other than festival purposes.

7. The decision of the jury shall be final, unquestionable and binding on all participants.

Overall Rating
Quality
Value
Communication
Hospitality
Networking
  • varanus shortfilm

    I thank the good team of this festival. I am happy to have won an award in this festival

    January 2024
  • Kudos to the team for carrying out the festival successfully. The festival team is of passionate and genuine film lovers. Good luck to them for coming projects.

    May 2022
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    Response from festival:

    thank you sir for your kind words, it out more energy in us to make this festival more effective.