The Teen Indie Film Awards (TIFA), hosted by RV University, Bengaluru is a unique film festival initiative curated by the School of Liberal Arts and Sciences, to recogonise and celebrate excellence and creativity in film productions by school and university students from across India and the world.

The films selected for showcase would feature entries from student filmmakers in the age group of 13-20 years, exploring personal and universal themes, ranging from intimate and reflective essay films on ‘being a teenager’ to felt documentaries on nature, people issues, icons, communities and environment conservation, short-fiction films in any genre from story films to thriller action, Sci-Fi, animation and experimental non-narrative cinema.

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View Showreels of TIFA 2022 Nominees:


JURY Trophies
1. Best Film (Fiction)
2. Best Film (Experimental)
3. Best Film (Essay and Documentary)
4. Best Director
5. Best Ensemble
6. Best Actor
7. Best Technical Achievement
8. Best Story

1. Audience Choice Award
2. Best Film (Student Jury)

CASH Award
1. Best Experimental Film (Made in TIFA 2023 Workshop)

Genre /categories:
Fiction, Documentary, Experimental, Essay Film

Length: Up to 15 minutes

No entry fee for school and college students