November 30, 2016
Jio Filmfare Short Film Awards 2017 is golden opportunity for the filmmakers who want to show his/her talent in filmmaking. This Short film competition, organised by Worldwide Media Private Limited (WWM) in association with facebook aims to support and encourage the young filmmakers of India. There is no application fee and the last date for entry submission for Jio Filmfare short film award is November 30, 2016.
The Filmfare Short Film Festival will showcase short films of the winners. Winner of each category will have an opportunity to become a part of the main event of the Filmfare and they will also have a chance make a career in direction with known directors in the Bollywood.
The format of this program is a simple one, the filmmakers have to shoot his/her films and have to send it to WWM and then it will be judged by an illustrious jury. For the category of Popular Choice Awards, viewers will select a winner by voting.
Judges of Jio Filmfare Short Film : Karan Johar, Zoya Akhtar, Gauri Shinde, Vidya Balan and Aanand L Rai.
Jio Short Films Submission Begin
November 15, 2016
Last date to Submit Entry for Jio Short Film Award
November 30, 201
All Indian Filmmakers are eligible to participate in the program and 1 participant can participate in more than one category i.e. fiction and/or non-fiction. There are total six categories and one film per category will be selected as a winner. The categories for awards under the Contest will be as follows:
|Category Name||Basis of Selection|
|Best Film – Fiction||Jury's Decision|
|Best Film - Non- fiction||Jury's Decision|
|Best Film- Documentary||Jury's Decision|
|Best Actor - Male||Jury's Decision|
|Best Actor - Female||Jury's Decision|
|People’s Choice Award||Public Voting|
|Gender||Both Male and Female|
|Class/ Age||There is no age bar to participate in the program.|
The participants have to visit the given link or they can visit the official website of Filmfare. The candidates can participate in the contest by submitting an entry form online and then thereafter by submitting a printed copy of the entry form generated online along with the DVD or Pen drive containing the short film and sends it via hand delivery or courier or by registered post. The participants will have to enter the following details to complete online submission process:
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The participants have to submit the printed copy of the entry form which was generated after final submission of their online submission. The participants will have to attach the DVD of their short film or Pen Drive having video of the short film along with printed copy of the film submission form and have to send it to the address given below:
Worldwide media Pvt limited,
The times of India building,
4th floor, Dr. D.N. Road,
Opening Slide: The opening slide video has to be downloaded from the official website of Filmfare.The candidates have to add that as the opening slide of the short film. Other required specifications for the short film are given below:
Selection of People’s Choice category winner: For short-listing the short film under ‘People’s Choice Award Winner 2017’ category, viewers of the short films will be able to vote for the film of their choice.
Worldwide Media Private Limited will be responsible for communicating with the Participants, shortlisted Participants and winners of the Contest by email. All announcements, changes or updates shall be posted on the official website of Filmfare and also on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages of the contest.
Worldwide media Pvt limited,
The Times of India building,
4th Floor, Dr. D.N. Road,
Mumbai - 400001
Worldwide Media Private Limited (WWM)