IFFK at 20: Chalachitra Academy invites entries for signature films contest


Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 7:  Kerala State Chalachitra Academy (KSCA) has invited filmmaking aspirants and enthusiasts to submit ideas for a signature film contest to be held in the run-up to the 20th International Film Festival of Kerala (IFFK).

The contest is part of a KSCA initiative to search for and promote young talents, fresh ideas, innovative storytelling and novel approaches to filmmaking from the wider public.

The submission judged to be the best will receive a cash prize of Rs 25,000. The achievement will also be recognised at the festival’s opening ceremony. 

But perhaps the true prize is the chance to have the entry viewed and evaluated by an august jury that will comprise pioneers from the film industry.

Those interested in this unique opportunity are requested to send ideas and storyboards for their film – all entries must have a total runtime not exceeding 20 seconds – to the Secretary, Kerala State Chalachitra Academy, Sasthamangalam, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala – 695010.

All entries must be received before October 20 and can be submitted by mail or in person. For more information, please call: +91-8137990802.

IFFK 2015, Kerala’s premier film festival, will run from December 4 -11.

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