Kolhapur International Short Film Festival is an upcoming independent festival for upcoming independent filmmakers. This is a unique film Festival, that focuses on creation of opportunities for global filmmakers.

The First Festival has been concluded during hard times of COVID19 with minimum number of Filmmakers and has showcased over 50 short films in 1 Day span and 1 Day for Award Ceremony, a small workshop was also held during this time. Our film festival is about to focus on networking events and providing ample opportunities for selected filmmakers to showcase their achievements, learn from their fellows and build contacts for future collaborations

***** Short Films ***** Cash, Trophies and Certificates




***** Short Film Categories ***** Cash, Trophies and Certificates

Best Social Subject

Best Health Subject

Best Short Documentary

Best Web Series

Best Educational Subject

Best Experimental Subject

***** Character Awards ***** Cash, Trophies and Certificates

Best Male/Female Director

Best Male/Female Actor

Best DOP

Best Cameraman

Best Story

Best Child Actor

Best Dialogue

Best Editing

Best Negative Actor { M & F}

Best Comedy Actor { M & F }

* Short film’s length should be maximum of 130 minutes with Start to End Title.
* Short Films must be in MOV/MPEG/MP4 format only.
* Subtitle is compulsory for other languages except Marathi/Hindi/English.
* Last date for submission of form is given on the Website.
* Certificates will be given for all the participants.
* No banner registration or censor certificate required.
* The decision of the Jury will be final nobody should ask about the short film not eligible for the final round of the festival.
* Names of Jury Members won’t be disclosed until festival starts to avoid corruption & bribery.
Producer is fully responsible to get no objection certificate from whoever own the rights of the short film on their Letter Head.
You should not take any legal action against the jury members & organizers.
Form to be filled online along with the google drive link or any other link to your short film. You can Submit multiple Films.
Registration Fee is mentioned on this website as well as the Proposal which is Non-Refundable in any case.

Overall Rating
  • Saahil Shirwaikar

    FAKE FILM FESTIVAL, ONLY TO EARN ENTRY FEES. NO Number, No website, No Insta, No FB page.

    January 2024
  • Rafael Toba

    Thanks to the festival, We are very happy

    November 2023
  • I was informed that my Film has been selected and this film is semifinalist.
    No other messages was received from Festival organizer. So, unbale to review.
    Better to avoid this festival.

    November 2023
  • Thanks for selecting "Enter the Room" into your festival!

    November 2023
  • Anisur Rahman

    Pathetic experience. First i got a message for semi finalist and after that what happened no one know. There is no website, social media or any number to contact festival. Better to avoid such festivals. Feels like a festival who just wanna make money by getting entries.

    November 2023