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Notification : Based on the Worldwide Crisis of COVID19 our Festival might get delayed but will surely conclude soon. With Reference to ban on Public Meetings and Events we have updated the dates as following. The Event Place is not fixed yet but will be Announced on 25th November 2020. So Stay Tuned by following us on Social Medias like Facebook and Instagram for Official Notifications.

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It is the Live Short Film Festival of all time. Come Join in and make this Event a Success. NISFF is conducting an innovative International short film festival and invites participation from aspiring and upcoming independent filmmakers. A unique short film Festival, focusing on opportunity creation for global filmmakers.

The 2019 NexGn International Short Film Festival of India will showcase over 150 short films. 3 days of premieres with live showcase on YouTube and Media Channels and also networking events provide ample opportunities for selected film-makers to showcase their achievements, learn from their fellows and build contacts for future collaborations. The Festival also benefits from the vibrant Indian film-making community of India.

— SHORT FILMS (with start to end title) —

✪ FIRST SHORT FILM – Cash + Trophy + Certificate

✪ SECOND SHORT FILM — Cash + Trophy + Certificate

✪ THIRD SHORT FILM — Cash + Trophy + Certificate

— All the prizes below will be selected from short films length from 01 to 50 minutes (with start to end title) —

✪ Best Social Subject – Trophy + Certificate

✪ Best Health Subject – Trophy + Certificate

✪ Best Short Documentary – Trophy + Certificate

✪ Best Web Series – Trophy + Certificate

✪ Best Educational Subject – Trophy + Certificate

✪ Best Experimental Subject – Trophy + Certificate

— Other Prizes – Trophy + Certificate —

✪ 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 }


— Other Prizes – Trophy & Certificate —

✪ Award of Excellence for Best Short Films

Short film’s length should be maximum of 30 minutes with Start to End Title.

Short Films DVD’s are also accepted but it should be new or not used and must be sent through confirmation on call (Refer Contact Us Page for details).

Short Films must be in MOV/MPEG/MP4 format only. Subtitle is compulsory for other languages except Marathi/Hindi/English.

Prizes will be in form of Cash, Trophies & Certificates.

Last date for submission of form is given on the Website (Please refer website for updates).

Certificates will be given for all the participants.

No banner registration or censor certificate required.

Top 150 short films will be selected for final screening in 3 Days.

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
  • Thank you for having us this year !

    November 2020

  • Thanks for your festival. Congratulations to all festival team. I was happy to take part with my film!

    October 2020
    Response from festival:

    Thank you very much Sir

  • Very good people and the organisers are very comfortable.

    October 2020
    Response from festival:

    Thank you very much Sir but other ratings are not given.

  • Suresh Chandna

    Very nice event! Thanks for being so welcoming and for a great communication before the festival! We are honored to participate in Red Wood Film Festival. Thank you.

    October 2020
    Response from festival:

    Thanks for the Review but our Festival is postponed in December 2020 because of COVID19. If you have submitted during the COVID19 Period you are welcome to the December 2020 Event.

  • Mehmet Tığlı

    It’s a great honor to be a part of this amazing festival. Congratulations to all festival team

    March 2020
    Response from festival:

    Thank you very much Sir.