ENTRIES OPEN FOR 6th WOODPECKER INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (WIFF), NEW DELHI, INDIA.
Welcome to 6th Woodpecker International Film Festival (WIFF) 2018 - India's biggest film festival on issue-based cinema. Launched in 2013 the festival is counted among the highly respected film festivals in India.
WIFF provides a highly credible platform to indie films in New Delhi. Widely appreciated for its great programming and creating excellent networking opportunities, the festival keeps the filmmakers at the center of the festival. We believe in establishing a strong relationship with filmmakers and as result the festival has gained a great reputation, with filmmakers returning again and again to showcase their wonderful films every year.
WIFF showcases the rich mélange of visual creativity worldwide and also promote films, documentaries and advertisements focusing on socially pertinent themes like environment, forest and wildlife, refugees & migrants, gender, Livelihoods, public health, disability, children, social challenges etc.
ENTRIES OPEN for the 2018 edition of the Festival. The Festival will be organised from September 19-23, 2018 at the prestigious Siri Fort Auditorium, New Delhi.
Categories (INTERNATIONAL FILMMAKERS): Animation, Environment, Forest & Wildlife, Refugees & Migrants, Water, Social Challenges (Violence, Illiteracy, Malnutrition, Social Discrimination), Livelihoods, Films on Disability, Gender, Children Films, Art & Culture, Water and Sanitation, Public Health Issues, Social Advertising, Micro Films, Student Films.
Categories (INDIAN FILMMAKERS): Animation, Environment, Forest & Wildlife, Water & Sanitation, Social Challenges (Violence, Illiteracy, Malnutrition, Social Discrimination), Livelihoods, Films on Disability, Gender, Children Films, Art & Culture, CSR Films, Films on North East, Public Health Issues, and Social Advertisements, Micro Films, Student Films.
1. Via FilmFreeway
2. On festival website www.woodpeckerfilmfestival.in
a) Entrants can pay the fee via PayPal (PayPal Id: email@example.com).
b) Indian Entrants can also pay the fee as per the payment mode given in the Entry Form available on festival website.
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Woodpecker Awards: Awards are given in several categories across several genres.
a) Indian Filmmakers: Winner receives the Prestigious Woodpecker Trophy, Citation and a cash honorarium.
b) International Filmmakers: Winner receives the Prestigious Woodpecker Trophy and Citation.
a) Genres: Documentary, Features, Short Film, Animation, Community Videos on any of the competition categories.
b) Duration: Films upto the length of 120 min only (including credits) except Social Advertising (Max duration - 15 min) and Micro Films (Max Duration - 180 sec)
c) Cut off Year: Films produced after January 1, 2017 are eligible for the festival.
d) Entries are invited in all languages. Non-English and Non-Hindi language productions must include English subtitles.
e) Entrant may submit more than 1 film in the festival. Each film must be accompanied by a separate Entry Form and Entry Fee.
f) NO SCREENING FEE will be paid to filmmaker/Production House for the festival screening.
g) Winners residing outside India will have to bear the applicable shipping charges for shipping the awards from Delhi
Early Bird: February 10, 2018
Regular Entry: June 30, 2018.