We Japanese people always loving Tamil tradition, people and films! Here Osaka Tamil Film Festival create an bridge between Tamil and Japan! Our Osaka Tamil Film Festival will be conducted every year starting this Winter 2020.

タミル国際映画祭 in 大阪へようこそ




タミル国際映画祭in大阪は、DAINA PICTURES主催で2020年秋から毎年開催し、タミルと日本の架け橋となることを目指しています。

この映画祭は、日本のDAINA PICTURESが、インド・タミルナードゥの有名映画制作会社であるBigprint Pictures、日本のタミル映画ファンの皆様のご協力のもとに開催いたします。

We will have 5 Japanese personalities as Jury to select the films in respective categories.

We are looking forward the GRAND event of Tamil Film Festival at heart city OSAKA in Japan.



*Best Jury award
*Best Actor award
*Best Actress award
*Best Cinematography award
*Best Director award
* Best Music Director
* Best Sound Designed Film
* Best Film editor
*Best film of 2020
*Best Production
*Best screenwriter
*Best Choreographer
*Best Child Artist


Submission Guidelines:

1.Films completed on or after 1st Jan 2020 are eligible for submission.

2.All films should be independently or crowd produced. Films which have been produced independently & acquired by digital platforms are also eligible for submission.

3. Osaka Tamil International Film Festival accept all Direct Tamil language films must be subtitled in Japanese or English.

4. Only HD format films are screen at festival.

5. All entry fees are non-refundable under all circumstances

6. Final status of the selected films-whether ‘in competition’ or ‘Out of competition’ will be notified by 25th of May 2024. Selected films cannot be withdrawn once the festival programme is announced.

7. All decisions such as selections & awards Osaka Tamil International Film Festival (OTIFF) selection committee and Award jury will be final & binding upon the participants. OTIFF is under no obligation to provide any feedback for selections, non-selections or awards.

8. Submitted films should not contain any content which violates/infringes copyright.

9. Any content that promotes racism, hatred amongst communities or religions, animal cruelty, and/or are religious/commercial propaganda films, will not be accepted.

10. OTIFF reserves the rights to use the posters/video clippings/trailers of the selected films for promotions on social media and its partner platforms.

11.Selected films must provide all the required details of their films as per the format prescribed by OTIFF including the digital copy of the film. Exact specifications will be communicated for all the selected films.

12.By submitting the film to OTIFF, the applicant hereby confirms that he/she is the rightful owner of the film or has the right & authority to submit the film to OTIFF for selection.

13.In case of films produced by a Film Institute, government agency, educational institute or any other organization, the applicant must provide written permission via mail (post selection) from the concerned authorities confirming the participation of the film in OTIFF . Any kind of misrepresentation or failure to adhere to the norms of OTIFF would lead to disqualification of the film.

14.The submitted film should not be under any kind of legal dispute.