International Environmental Film Festival is being organised by RoundGlass to promote the importance of Environmental Consciousness and Conservation.

RoundGlass Samsara Festival is a search for our planet’s most enlightened filmmakers who use their art for celebrating nature and conservation.

Please submit films based on Nature/Environment/Wellness/Environmental Activism/Wild-Life/Climate Change/Water/Environmental Consciousness/Human-animal conflict/Coexistence

A Grand Awards ceremony will be held on the 8th of October with tremendous media attention.

Awards & Prizes

Entries are invited for three major categories namely Fiction, Documentary and Animation and each category will have Feature length as well as short duration films. Each section will be awarded Best Film which carries a Trophy and a certificate. Plus Special jury award is given to a film across all categories and also an award is given to the Most Enlightened film maker. No Cash award is given.

Awards are given on the following
Best Short Fiction Film
Best Feature Fiction Film
Best Short Animation Film
Best Feature Animation Film
Best Short Documentary
Best Feature Documentary

Rules & Terms

Film-makers from all over the world are invited to submit their films completed within the last 24 months – between August 2015 to August 2017.
Terms & Conditions for Entry

Entry is free. Only the producer or rights holder can apply for participation.
Films not presenting sufficient technical qualities for average public screening will be rejected.
Only English subtitled screening materials are accepted for films created in languages other than English.
Participants must ensure that they have the right to participate in the Festival with regard to necessary permissions from parties connected with the production/distribution of the participating film and/or other right holders/licensees.
Selection of films by the committee/Jury will be final.
No screening or Administration fee is paid to films selected for competition/screening
Once the film is submitted for selection, it cannot be withdrawn from participation.
Participation in the Festival implies acceptance of the above Regulations.
The Festival reserves the right to exclude films which are not in conformity with the aims and objectives of the Festival, or films which could offend national feelings of any participating country, or likely to promote racial discrimination.
Online screeners, DVDs in DCP, MP4 or Blu Ray formats have to reach the festival office along with the online entry form duly filled and signed on or before September 1st 2017 – 5.00 p.m. IST
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