The Filmingo International Short Film Festival is Mumbai's prestigious short film event organized by Prayog Malad. A Filmingo, we aim to undertake something innovative and worthwhile in the field of Short Films. The festival's programming is unique in a way that it promotes and inspires new talent, provides them with a platform to showcase their talent, and helps them reach a global audience for their work. Filmingo 2019 will be the fourth successful year of the festival.

Scheduled in December, the Filmingo Short Film Festival will showcase some of the best Short Films for our audience. Along with the screening of the best participating short films selected by our Jury Panel, the Festival will also be screening select International Short Films from around the world as well as short films by Indian directors from the Indian Archives at Cannes.

— Best Short Film Awards —
✪ Golden Filmingo Award — ₹50,000 + Trophy + Certificate
✪ Silver Filmingo Award — ₹40,000 + Trophy + Certificate

— Performance Awards —
· Best Performance (Male) — ₹10,000 each + Trophy + Certificate
· Best Performance (Female) — ₹10,000 each + Trophy + Certificate

— Technical Awards —
· Best Direction — ₹15,000 each + Trophy + Certificate
· Best Cinematography — ₹10,000 each + Trophy + Certificate
· Best Editing — ₹10,000 each + Trophy + Certificate
· Best Sound Design — ₹10,000 each + Trophy + Certificate
· Best Script — ₹10,000 each + Trophy + Certificate

That's not all

Filmingo also offers participants an opportunity to showcase their labor of love right at the Cannes Film Festival 2020. Five winning short films will be awarded a "Special Award' and sent by Filmingo's organizers to the Short Film Corner of the prestigious Cannes Film Festival.

***Rules and Regulations — Filmingo International Short Film Festival***

— Entries for Filmingo International Short Film Festival are open for everyone. Participants under the legal age must submit a consent letter from their parent or guardian.
— The total runtime of the Short Film, including opening & closing credits, should strictly be a minimum of 3 minutes and a maximum of 20 minutes.
— Only short films that were made after January 1st, 2018 are eligible for the festival.
— The short film can be in any language. However, all films must include sub-titles in English.
— All content used in the short film must be either owned or licensed. If any copyrighted material is used in the film, the participant must have the permission and submit a copy to the Festival Organizers.
— The Last Date of the Submission is 15 September, 2019.
— Short films must be made available for download to the festival organizers.
— The Entry Fee is $22 per film. Student participants can avail a discounted entry fee of $18, provided they submit a copy of the College ID card.
— Multiple entries from the same participant are accepted, but entry for each film must be submitted separately.
— The Short Film can be based on any subject or concept. However, note that we are currently not accepting Animated and/or Documentary films.
— Prayog Malad and the Festival Organizers reserve the rights to copy or use the material submitted by the participants in any form, online or offline, for the festival’s promotional and archival purposes.
— The short films that are selected for final screening will not be allowed to withdraw under any circumstances until festival is over.
— Judges’ decision will be final and binding.
— Festival Organizers and PRAYOG MALAD reserve the right to change / modify / alter any rule or its part or event of this competition any time.

Overall Rating
  • Manwar Rana

    One of the best short film festival.

    December 2018
    Response from festival:

    Hi Manwar,

    Thank you so much for your review and feedback. We really appreciate it. We hope your team had a good time at the event this year and look forward to seeing your upcoming short films.

  • Anusha Iyer

    great. decent people. good films. nice wxperience

    November 2016
  • Sripal Sama

    I did not attend the festival so can't talk about networking oppertunities. Their communication is excellent, updated me in all sreps ahead time, and were very responsive.

    November 2016