The Corner Seats International Film Festival came with a versatile media experience and plays a major role in south Indian Media house. We have conducted various Film screening.
WE ACCEPT PROJECTS WITHOUT A PRODUCTION YEAR LIMIT, OR A TERRITORIAL PREMIERE LIMIT.
The Corner Seats International Film Festival is a non-profit organization
enthusiastically pursuing its artistic and public service goals to enrich,
to educate, to entertain, to initiate cultural dialogue and celebrate
cinematic excellence in any language.
We are an IMDB Qualified Festival. Filmmakers can update their awards from our Festival in IMDB.
The Corner Seats International Film Festival is going to be one of the world's largest
film festivals dedicated to films.
Each month the festival fills the cinemas with a selection of hand-picked films
from around the world. We celebrate filmmakers by provide resources, professional development and networking opportunities or aspiring film makers.
1. Santhana Bharathi
Veteran Indian film Director & Actor
Santhana Bharathi is an veteran Indian film director and senior actor. He Directed more than 14 films & acted in more than 50 films. His films such as Guna, Chinna Mapillai, Mahanadhi gained high appreciation. He has directed several films such as Guna (1991) for which he won Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Film and his film Mahanadhi (1994). Tamil Nadu State Film Award Special Prize & National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Tamil
2. Arthur A. Wilson
Arthur A. Wilson (born 16 March 1968) is an Indian cinematographer. He has predominantly worked in south Indian films of languages such as Tamil and Telugu. He is best known for his successful movies Sundara Purushan, V.I.P, Vaanathai Pola, Aanandam, Anbe Sivam, Naan Kadavul, and Imsai Arasan 23rd Pulikesi, and repeated collaborations with directors like Kamal Haasan, Bala, K.S. Ravikumar and Tollywood’s Boyapati Srinu on their films. Worked in more than 34 films. The two-time winner of the Tamil Nadu State Award for Best Cinematographer is well known for his poetic and painting-like cinematography.
Indian Music Director
Bharadwaj is one of the Top Music Composers in the Indian Music Industry having scored music for more than 100 feature films. Recipient of the prestigious KALAIMAMANI AWARD conferred by the State Government of Tamilnadu, he has been a very successful commercial music composer with many of his songs becoming ‘chart busters’. His composition “Ovvavaru Pookalume” in the Tamil Film Autograph” won the National Award for Best Singer and Best Lyric writer in the year 2004. Bharadwaj has composed music for the animation movie THE LEGEND OF BUDHA and which was nominated for the OSCAR award. He has also composed music for the American short movie THE LUCKY DUCKS. He has also been awarded Film Fare Award twice, ITFA Award, Cinema Express Award, and many more. He has been conferred with an Honorary Doctorate degree of ‘Doctor in Music by The southwestern American University. Probably he is the only Indian Film Music Composer, to have conducted a Multinational Orchestra called the ‘Symphony of Unity and Love’ with musicians from 23 countries performing under his direction. Bharadwaj is the founder and director of Bharadwaj School of Music, the first School in India to teach Light Music. Bharadwaj has built a Community Centre, and a children’ Park and facilitated the building of 150 Toilets in his hometown, illustrating his commitment to Social Welfare. Bharadwaj celebrates 25 years of his contribution to the Indian music industry in 2018.
3. N.B Srikanth
N. B. Srikanth is an Indian film editor, working primarily in the Tamil film industry. He worked along with Praveen K. L. in various successful films. They both won Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Editor in 2008 for the film Saroja. He also won the National Film Award for Best Editing for the film Aaranya Kaandam. He is one of the big technicians in tamil cinema. Having edited more than 45 films.
4. K. Kathir
He's an well knownArt Director and worked in more than 30 Films. K. Kathir is known for Singam, Jai Bhim (2021), Theeran Adhigaram Ondru (2017), Valimai (2022) and Thunivu.
5. Arun Gourav Ram
Writer and Media Academician
Arun Gourav Ram is a Writer and Media Academician, who has around 19 years of experience in teaching media. He has written stories, articles, given voice overs in feature films and Documentary films. At present he is heading the Department of Visual Communication at Prof. Dhanapalan college of Science and Management, Chennai.
The Corner Seats International Film Festival's evaluation parameters are so stringent that it does not compromise on any parameter of the Quality of the film.
Award Categories Include
-Best Feature Film
-Best Student Short Film (All Categories)
-Best Student Photography
-Best Corporate Short Film (All Categories)
-Best Short Film
-Best Documentary (All Categories)
-Best Series/Web/Pilot Tv (All Categories)
-Best Music Video (All Categories)
-Best Short Script
-Best Feature Script
-Best First-time Screenwriter Feature Film
-Best Screenwriter Feature Film
-Best Female Director Feature Film
-Best First-Time Female Director Feature Film
-Best Director Feature Film
-Best First-Time Filmmaker Feature Film
-Best Producer Feature Film
-Best Actor Feature Film
-Best Supporting Actor Feature Film
-Best Actress Feature Film
-Best Supporting Actress Feature Film
-Best Original Screenplay Feature Film
-Best Cinematography Feature Film
-Best Color Grading Feature Film
-Best Edit Feature Film
-Best Sound Design Feature Film
-Best Soundtrack Feature Film
-Best Visual effects Feature Film
-Best Indie Feature Film/Documentary (low Budget). Less than 50.000
-Best Indie Short Film (Low Budget). Less than 5.000
-Best Animated Film
-Best Experimental Film
-Best Indian Feature Film
-Best Indian Director Feature Film
-Best Indian Music Director Feature Film
-Best Indian Cinematographer Feature Film
-We can award Honorable Mentions in categories that we consider.
Every month / Each Season the nominated winners are announced and displayed on the company website and the results are released through their company social media network.
Quarterly Winners are personally intimated to their officially registered email id thru a personalized email with an exclusively designed soft copy of the Certificate.
Quarterly Exclusive designed And Engraved trophies and Hard copies of certificates can be obtained only at an exclusively low cost.
Our Quarterly Winners were qualified to participate in annual awards.
All Annual Award Winners will get cash prizes and trophies (without any cost).
All genres, all style and all thematics.
Production Year: No limit.
Feature more than 60 minutes.
Short film: maximum 60 minutes.
Series/Pilot Tv/Web Media: Unlimited
Music Videos: Unlimited
Screenplay: Shorts up to 30pag. / Feature up to 180 pag.
1. We accept films and scripts in all languages Accompanied with English subtitles.
2. No fee waiver. All entry fees are non-refundable.
3. The Corner Seats International Film Festival can use samples of your work in a promotional way for the festival (maximum 1 minute).
4. Usage Rights
The participant declares and guarantees that he/she is the holder of all usage rights necessary for the use of the film in the context of this agreement and that he/she is in a position to effectively The Corner Seats these rights. The participant guarantees that by using the film in the context of this agreement, no rights of third parties, including persons depicted in the film, are infringed. The festival is not responsible for any legal action that may occur for infringing these rights.
5. The festival does not pay a screening fee. At the live festival we screen the winning works.
6. Organizers reserve rights change, cancel or re-schedule the dates, venue, awards & categories without consent.
7. The festival reserves the right to include new categories if it considers it appropriate. As well as eliminating categories if not the minimum number of participants is reached.
8. Our goal is to promote your work. By registering, you agree that we can send press releases about your project to distributors and festivals to promote your work.
9. If you do not send the requested material for viewing in cinema. Sorry, your project will be disqualified. We do all the projections in cinema and if you do not send us the requested material we cannot do the projections in a professional way.
Registration implies acceptance of these rules.