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 - STREE: WOMENHOOD IN CINEMA ( 20-23 Jan. 2018 )
5th - Rajasthan International Film Festival 2019 – RIFF 2019 - ( 19-23 Jan. 2018 )

SPECIAL AWARDS : [7]
RIFF 2019 --- Life Time Achievement award in Hindi Cinema [1]
RIFF 2019 --- Life Time Achievement award in International Cinema [1]
RIFF 2019 ---- Theme Award [1]
RIFF 2019 ---- Pride of Rajasthan [1]
RIFF 2019 ---- Honorary Award for Excellence [1]
RIFF 2019 ---- Hasrat Jaipuri Special Award- for Contribution in Bollywood [1]
RIFF 2019 ---- OM PURI Special Award- for Common Man in Cinema [1]

RIFF 2019 - Short Films ( INDIA ) [ Approx 20 ]
RIFF 2019 - Short Films ( INDIA ) Student Category [ Approx 4 ]
RIFF 2019 - Short Films ( INTERNATIONAL ) [ Approx 6 ]

RIFF 2019 - Documentary Films ( INDIA ) [ Approx 3 ]
RIFF 2019 - Documentary Films ( INTERNATIONAL ) [ Approx 5 ]

RIFF 2019 - Animation Films ( INDIA ) [ Approx 3 ]

RIFF 2019 - Rajasthani Films [ Approx 6 ]

RIFF 2019 - Feature Films ( INDIA ) [ Approx 25 ]
RIFF 2019 - Feature Films ( INTERNATIONAL ) [ Approx 3 ]

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 2017 to 31st December 2018 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 , 2018.
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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. 2018.
* Film Entry Submission Last Date: 31st December , 2018.

Overall Rating
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    Oommen Ci

    Well organised and an excellent panel of Judges. Sensing the hart beat of real cinema.

    January 2018