National Children’s Film Festival India: The NCFF is a biennial festival that strives to bring the most imaginative and delightful national children’s cinema to young audiences in India. The festival presents features, shorts, live action and animation films over seven days of festival.
NCFF is organized by Children’s Film Society India (CFSI) – a Government of India organization, under Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, committed to nurturing a dynamic children’s film culture in the country. Since its inception in 1955, CFSI has been producing, exhibiting and distributing exclusive, entertaining and enriching content for children. With an enviable catalogue of
around 250 films in 15 different languages, CFSI remains the prime producer of children’s cinema in South Asia.
The 2 nd edition of NCFF will take place from 08th – 14th November, 2016.
Please include the following materials with duly filled and signed entry form:
Filled Entry Form (Microsoft Word File)
Synopsis of the film (100 words for feature film & 50 words for Short films)
Two or more high resolution stills from the film (300 dpi).
Director – Photo, Biography and Filmography
DVDs for selection must be clearly marked: “For 2nd National Children’s Film Festival of India Note: Do not send master tapes or film prints for preview screening, as the preview tapes/DVDs will not be returned. All material submitted to the Festival will be retained for archival purposes.
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The aim of this section is to encourage children & young people in India to experiment with the moving image, and stimulate pursuit of film-making both as an art as well as a creative expression of their point of view.
Films must be made by individual children/ groups of children aged 6 to 16
No entry fees for Little Directors
Films made by children under the guidance of adults are eligible but the contribution of adults should be confined to training or facilitating the process & should not be extended to areas like scripting, shooting, story-boarding or animating. Films must be suitable for children – content should have no explicit violence, sexual reference or coarse language.
Note: Competition Little Directors is open to schools, children’s clubs, NGOs, etc. The same guidelines apply to group submissions whereby a teacher/ supervisor/mentor/ traineracting as the Legal Guardian of the group, must sign the terms and conditions on behalf of the group.
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