Screenplay incubation is an script contest conducted by 6th Dada Saheb Phalke Film Festival. The Dada Saheb Phalke Film Festival is a not-to-profit, non-commercial & India’s only independent film festival, established in the year 2011 in Noida (Delhi NCR) with a mission to celebrate the cinema & work of aspiring, young, independent & professional filmmakers. The festival is important for Indian film industry as it is organized on 30 April each year to mark the birth anniversary of Late.Shri. Dhundiraj Govind Phalke, who is regarded as the father of Indian Cinema & fondly remembered as Dada Saheb Phalke by the film fraternity across the India & globe, its aim is to recognize the enlightening, entertaining & progressive new age cinema of youth & experienced filmmakers.

DSPFF-16 will present top screenplays to the production houses in India.

Certificates & Trophies will also be presented to the winners.


❏ Best Screenplay ❏Special Mention-Jury
❏ Special Mention

Rules and Regulations:

Screenplay Contest: 6th Dada Saheb Phalke Film Festival-2016.

1. Entry Deadlines: 15 March 2016

2. Awards for both professional and students category-

❏ Best Screenplay ❏Special Mention-Jury
❏ Special Mention

Certificate of participation will be given to all participants. The winners will be honored with certificate and trophy plus potential screenplays will be presented to the various production houses.

3. Entry FEE: No submission will be considered until the non-refundable entry fee has been paid. The demand draft shall be issue in the favor of “Education Expo TV” payable at Noida.

Student: Rs.1500/ $35 Professional: Rs.1800/$40

Entry Fee can be paid electronically in the following account.

Account Name: Education Expo TV A/c No.: 163102000000519
IFSC Code: IOBA0001631 Swift Code: IOBIANBB001
Bank: Indian Overseas Bank.
Branch: Sec 45 Sadarpur Noida, UP, India

International participants can pay the fee via PayPal at

4. Result of the contest will be declared on 30 April 2016.

5. The decision of the Jury will be final and can’t be challenged.

6. Once the script is submitted can’t be withdrawn in any circumstances, however festival director reserve the rights to disqualify any script on certain grounds.

7. Delegate registration fee is applicable to attend DSPFF-16 which covers hospitality charges for filmmakers & attendees & include lunch, tea/coffee with cookies & master classes.

8. Dada Saheb Phalke Film Festival-16 does not take any type financial commitment for the expense incurred on the correspondence by the participant. All Travel, Lodging & 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.

9. Participants are requested to submit the following information via email at
• Biography & Filmography of Script Writer.
• Photograph of participant.

10. Submission-

• One set hard copy of screenplay and synopsis along with entry form, fee and others details mentioned in application form.


Can be submitted through email at id