To organize a short film festival every year with the objective of introducing makers of short films all around the world and provide a platform to our budding talents to showcase their creativity and recognition of their excellent work.

Films will be rated on the basis of viewers votes and judging committee's rating. We show 8-10 films in one session to our viewers, every viewer use a rating card to vote the film as per his choice. Finally on the basis of their votes we consider films for awards accordingly.


1. Best International short Film

2. Best Indian short film

3. Best Student film

4. People's Choice award

Beside the best film awards, individual awards in following categories will also be awarded:

1. Best Director

2. Best Cinematographer

3. Best Editing

4. Best Actor Male

5. Best Actor Female

6. Best film with message

7. Best Environmental Film

8. Best Film on Women/girl child/female fetus protection

9. Best film for youths

10. Jury's Choice Award


Before submitting your entry/entries please be informed that your film(s) will be screened in various colleges and universities of Rajasthan, free. The audience will watch and rate your film on the spot. On the basis of their ratings, best films will be short listed. These films will then be judged by our jury.

No compensation is admissible for the screening of your film(s). Your film(s) can also be shown on local or national TV channels. No royalty will be paid for such screening.
PCISFF has right to show your film's teaser or publicity materials on YouTube, instagram or any other social media plateform to attract the audience. News results, and part of the short films can also be published on social media plateform even after completion of the particular edition. No submitter will be liable to claim any monitory share generated through these acts.


Films produced in year 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2023 will be acceptable.
Film of every genre will be accepted.
The film should be up to 5 minutes duration including titles.
The film must be sub-titled in English if it is in a language other than English
or Hindi.
Audio track/music used in film should be your own or you must have
license to use the music or audio of others. PCISFF will not be liable for any
Films can be shared through any digital platform like Youtube, Vimeo,
Dropbox, Drive etc.

Entries can be submitted through

Overall Rating
  • anne gart

    We are honoured to receive Best Experimental Short award for Stationed from PCISFF! Thank you festival team for providing platform for indie films!

    November 2023
  • I was honored to participate in this year's 10th PINK CITY INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL with "Resurrection under the Ocean" short film! - πŸ˜ƒπŸ˜ƒπŸ˜ƒπŸ™πŸ™πŸ™πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘

    September 2023
  • Nice festival. I feel very honoured that my short film Mother's Day was a finalist n got Jury specially mentioned award. Best wishes to the entire team of the festival.

    September 2023
  • B. Suresh Kumar

    I am proud to share that our film SCHOOL BELL bagged the Best Short Film Award in Indian Category. I thank the jury & Pink City Festival organizers for the professional approach in conducting the Festival. I Congratulate other awardees both in National and International categories. All the best for the next Edition.

    September 2023
  • great festival loved it thanks for honour me

    September 2023