"Screen Short Fest 2017" is an International Short Film Festival, running in its Third Year. The festival is the brain child of Mr. Soham Banerjee, and organised by his company Nineven Entertainment LLP, with the venture partner IgniterApp Development LLP.

The festival invites all short film makers, with their short films, in the live action and Animation genre, in any language (with English Subtitle), with in the 20 minutes duration (including the title and credits).

The festival aims to showcase the best of latest short films of the world in front of the Film lovers of Kolkata, India.

For International Short Films:
1) Best International Short Film

2) Best International Animation Short Film

All the officially selected Short films will get the Laurel of the festival, and Official Selection certificates of the festival. Winner will get an additional Winner Certificate also.

For Indian Short Films:
1) Best Indian Short Film

2) Best Bengali Short Film

3) Best Director in Bengali Short Film

4) Best Background Score in Bengali Short Film

5) Best Cinematography in Bengali Short Film

6) Best Editing in Bengali Short Film

7) Best Actor in Bengali Short Film

The Award Winner will get the Laurel of the Festival, the Official Selection Certificate, the Winner Certificate and also the Winners Trophy from the Festival Coordinator.

All the Officially selected Short films will get the Laurel of the festival and also the Official Selection Certificate, and a Memento from the Festival Coordinator.

If the crew member of any Officially Selected Short Films, or Winning Short Films are not present in the venue, the Winning Trophy or Memento will not be presented to the film, although we will send the soft copy of the certificates to their official email inbox.

The film Duration of the film should be within 20 minutes.

The decision of the Jury will be final and no alteration will be entertained.

Screen Short fest 2017 does not take any type of financial commitment for the expense incurred on the correspondence by the participants. All Travel, Lodging and 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.

If the Submitted Short Film is Publicly Available in any YouTube Channel or in Vimeo or in any other Public Video Platforms what so ever, the Short Film will not be Selected for the Festival.

Once the film submitted can’t be withdrawn in any circumstances.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

By submitting short films and documentaries in Screen Short Fest 2017 film makers /producers takes the whole responsibility of copyright issues of music, script and other creative and technical aspects of the film.

Filmmakers are requested to submit the following through email at screenshort2015@gmail.com
i. Synopsis of the Film or documentaries
ii. Crew and Cast List.
iii. Biography and Filmography of the Film Director
iv. Photograph of the Film Director
v. Still and posters of the film in JPEG format.

The Nineven Entertainment LLP can show the trailer of the Officially Selected Short films to their Website and YouTube Channel for promotional purpose only of the festival Screen Short Fest 2017. By Submitting in this festival the film makers are giving the rights to show the trailers of their short films to the festival organizer.

Overall Rating
  • I was a seamless experience, hassle free.

    January 2018
  • A well organised festival, run by an enthusiastic crew, who publicize the event well

    January 2018
  • Devprasad Banerjee

    It was nice and hospitable.

    March 2017
  • Kristine Rande

    I did not attend the festival myself, but the communication from beginning to end was really good and friendly!

    February 2017
    Response from festival:

    Thanks for the review Mam.

  • laurent rouy

    I wish the best to this great festival! Thumbs up from Serbia!!!

    February 2017
    Response from festival:

    Thanks for your review Sir.