Filmingo International Short Film Festival

Highlights

  • Cannes Short Film Corner

    Top 5 Short Films will be selected for a ‘Special Award‘ and will be sent to the Short Film Corner of the Cannes Film Festival.

  • Specialized Guidance

    Special assistance and guidance will be provided to workshop candidates & delegates to get into international platforms like Berlinale Talents at BIFF and Short Film Corner at Cannes.

  • Master Class

    A Free Master Class is held for participating delegates at the festival venue.

  • Trophies & Awards

    Win Trophies & Awards across 6 areas of expertise, along with the chance to interact with renowned experts from the industry.

  • Special Showcase

    The festival includes a Special Showcase of Award Winning Short Films.

  • Workshops

    Workshops will be conducted by renowned film makers, technicians and media personalities across 10 cities in Maharashtra.

Awards

  • Golden Filmingo

    Rs. 40,000 and Trophy

  • Silver Filmingo

    Rs. 30,000 and Trophy

  • Best Performance Male & Female

    Rs. 10,000 and Trophy

  • Technical Awards

    Best Direction (Rs. 15,000 & Trophy), Best Cinematography, Best Editing, Best Script, and Best Sound Design — Rs. 10,000 and Trophy

  • Special Awards

    5 Short Films will be sent to the Short Film Corner of the Cannes Film Festival

About the Festival

The Filmingo International Short Film Festival is a one-of-its-kind short film festival that is undertaken with the aim to establish a platform for the fascinating world of Short Films. The festival’s programming is unique in a way that it promotes and inspires new talent, provides them with a platform to showcase their talent, and helps them reach a global audience for their work.

Filmingo began its journey in 2016 when the first edition of the festival was held in November 2016 to widespread acclaim and praise. The event was inaugurated by noted Marathi film industry celebrity Shri Subodh Bhave and a total of 169 entries were received that year, from which about 50 short films were selected for screening at the festival held on 3rd, 4th and 5th November 2016 at Ravindra Natya Mandir, Mumbai. Over the next two years, Filmingo 2017 and Filmingo 2018 have gone one to raise the bar and have each received close to 300 short film submissions, and the award-winning short films have gone on to win critical acclaim at the prestigious Cannes Film Festival.

The Filmingo International Short Film Festival 2019 is scheduled for December 2019 and for its fourth year, Prayog Malad has raised the prize money that is awarded to the participating delegates. The Entry submissions for Filmingo 2019 are now open.

Cannes Special Awards

The Filmingo International Short Film Festival includes 5 Special Awards that are rewarded to outstanding short films every year. As part of this special award, five incredible short films are sent to the Short Film Corner of the prestigious Cannes Film Festival.

The filmmakers also stand a chance to fly to the festival in France to officially represent their short films, with all their travel expenses paid.

Submit Your Short Film

Win Incredible Awards & Cash Prizes

Entries for the Filmingo International Short Film Festival 2019 are now open. Click the button to open the Entry Form and submit your short film in a few easy steps.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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What is the Entry Fee?

The entry fee for Filmingo 2019 is Rs. 1000 per entry, or Rs. 750 if you are a student.

How do I pay the Entry Fee?

The entry fee can be paid using Credit Card, Debit Card, Net Banking, UPI or Payment Wallets. If these payment options are not available to you, please call us at 989-234-6661 for alternative options.

How do I submit my short film?

Our entry process is completely online. To submit your short film, please upload the file to Google Drive or Dropbox or WeTransfer and share the link with us by including it in the Entry Form. Please see the entry form for details.

My short film is longer than 20 minutes. Am I still eligible?

According to our official criteria, the runtime of each short films must be between 03:00 and 20:00. If your short film is longer than 20 minutes by only a few minutes, please give us a call at 989-234-6661 for alternatives.

Note: If you’re a film school and want to submit entries for more than 5 students, please call us at 989-234-6661 for an alternative submission process.

Our Proud Winners

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Our Proud Winners

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News & Updates

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An Initiative by Prayog Malad

· About Prayog Malad ·

Prayog Malad is a renowned social organization based in Malad, Mumbai that has been working in the areas of Arts, Theatre, Culture, Healthcare, Service & Sports over the last 39 years. In the present day, it is known for organizing state-level competitions for theatre artists and for providing a platform to promote their talent.

Prayog Malad's LENA

Along with the Filmingo International Short Film Festival, Prayog Malad also undertakes  ‘Lekhak Ek, Natyachhata Anek‘ — a one-act play competition-cum-festival that celebrates acclaimed and renowned writers from the 1980s. A one of its kind and unique event, Prayog Malad’s Lekhak Ek, Natyachhata Anek or “LENA” as it’s fondly called, provides a platform for today’s young theatre artists to experience and perform the intricate writings of that era and also allows the older masses from that generation to experience all those one-act plays yet again.

Beginning its journey in 2014, LENA has celebrated critically acclaimed writers like Shri. Vinod Hadap (2014), Shri. P.L. Mayekar (2015), Shri. Vijay Mondkar (2016) and Shri. Pradip Rane in 2017.

Festival Sponsors

Saraswat Bank
Saraswat Bank
Life Insurance Corporation of India
Life Insurance Corporation of India
MIDC
MIDC
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