About the RIFF
RIFF - Rajasthan International Film Festival stands being a new organization in the area of international cinema, which will make endeavors towards imparting a novel identity to the world cinema, through conducting film festivals in the city of Jaipur every year. RIFF will continue to work concerning technical and academic aspects of cinema. The organization will make attempts to connect the world cinema with the common public and making it a social concern, through conducting various seminars, debates and discussions.

Rajasthan International Film Festival ( RIFF ) , Jaipur is the biggest Academic and Glamour Film Festival in Rajasthan. This FIVE day extra vaganza showcases a diverse, language independent, selection of the best feature films, documentaries and short films from around the world, on themes of Hindi and English and other Rajasthani cultures and identities.

In addition, the festival also features concerts, gala events, film parties, seminars, workshops and networking opportunities with government representatives, business leaders, local organizations that support film development, film stars, producers, directors, members of the media and more.

RIFF Seasons :

1st - International Seminar - HINDI CINEMA : SAMAJ AUR SAROKAR (28-29 Oct. 2014) AND ZEE CINEMA RIFF 2015 - COMMON MAN IN CINEMA ( 18-20 Jan. 2015 )
2nd - Rajasthan International Film Festival 2016 – ZEE CINEMA RIFF 2016 - CINEMA : VILLAGE Vs GLOBAL VILLAGE ( 17-20 Jan. 2016 )
3rd - Rajasthan International Film Festival 2017 – RIFF 2017 - CINEMA : TRADITIONAL CINEMA Vs NEW TECHNIQUE IN CINEMA ( 14-18 Jan. 2017 )
4th - Rajasthan International Film Festival 2018 – RIFF 2018 - SPORTS IN CINEMA ( 24-27 Jan. 2018 )

Awards & Prizes

SPECIAL AWARDS : [7]
RIFF 2018 --- Life Time Achievement award in Hindi Cinema [1]
RIFF 2018 --- Life Time Achievement award in International Cinema [1]
RIFF 2018 ---- Theme Award ( Sports in Cinema ) [1]
RIFF 2018 ---- Pride of Rajasthan [1]
RIFF 2018 ---- Honorary Award for Excellence [1]
RIFF 2018 ---- Hasrat Jaipuri Special Award- for Contribution in Bollywood [1]
RIFF 2018 ---- OM PURI Special Award- for Common Man in Cinema [1]

RIFF 2018 - Short Films ( INDIA ) [ Approx 20 ]
RIFF 2018 - Short Films ( INDIA ) Student Category [ Approx 4 ]
RIFF 2018 - Short Films ( INTERNATIONAL ) [ Approx 6 ]

RIFF 2018 - Documentary Films ( INDIA ) [ Approx 3 ]
RIFF 2018 - Documentary Films ( INTERNATIONAL ) [ Approx 5 ]

RIFF 2018 - Animation Films ( INDIA ) [ Approx 3 ]

RIFF 2018 - Rajasthani Films [ Approx 6 ]

RIFF 2018 - Feature Films ( INDIA ) [ Approx 25 ]
RIFF 2018 - Feature Films ( INTERNATIONAL ) [ Approx 3 ]

Rules & Terms

NON FEATURE FILMS :

Non Feature Films include Short/Doc/Animated Films ( ALL FORMATS, ALL GENRES ARE ACCEPTED FROM ALL CONTINENTS)
* Duration for competition category: ( 1 minute to 45 minutes Only for Documentary Film/s & Short Fiction Film/s and Animation Films)
* All films / documentaries shot on film or Video (Analog / Digital format) between 1st January 2016 to 31st December 2017 within a running duration.
* There shall be Three categories in the festival: short fiction film, documentary film, animation film :

[A] - To be eligible for short film category competition section, a film must be less than 45 minutes in duration.
[B] - Documentary competition section must not exceed duration of more than 45 minutes.
[C] - Animation competition section must not exceed duration of more than 45 minutes.
* PROOF OF STUDENT IS A MUST for 50% Discount ] ( Its include Screening of Films )
* Film Entry Submission Last Date: 31st December , 2017.
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FEATURE FILM :

* Feature Films ( ALL FORMATS, ALL GENRES ARE ACCEPTED FROM ALL CONTINENTS)
* The film should be a Feature Film and Duration for competition category more then 45 min. It should have been released after 1st Jan. 2017.
* Film Entry Submission Last Date: 31st December , 2017.