1. Entries for the Filmingo International Short Film Festival are open for everyone. Participants under the legal age must submit a consent letter from their parent or guardian.
  2. The Short Film can be based on any subject or concept. We are currently not accepting Animated and/or Documentary Films.
  3. The short film can be in any language. However, all films must include sub-titles in English.
  4. The total runtime of the Short Film, including opening & closing credits, should strictly be a minimum of 3 minutes and a maximum of 20 minutes.
  5. All content used in the short film must be either owned or licensed. If any copyrighted material is used in the film, the participant must have the permission and submit a copy to the Festival Organizers.
  6. The Last Date for Submissions is 15th September 2019 22nd September 2019. We have extended the deadline by a few days owing to requests from filmmakers.
  7. After 22nd September, 2019, we’ll begin out “Late Entry Submission” process, wherein you’ll be able to submit your short film for an additional entry fee of Rs. 250. The Late Entry Submission deadline is 5th October, 2019.
  8. Short films must be uploaded to Google Drive, WeTransfer or Vimeo (either open or Password Protected) and must be made available for download to the festival organizers. YouTube links are not accepted.
  9. Only Short Films produced after 1st January 2018 are eligible for the festival.
  10. Short Films that were submitted for entry into the 2016, 2017 and 2018 edition of the Filmingo International Short Film Festival are not eligible for entry again.
  11. The Entry Fee is INR 1000 per film. Student participants can avail a discounted entry fee of INR 750, provided they submit a copy of a valid College ID card.
  12. Multiple entries from the same participant are accepted, but each film must be accompanied by a separate form and entry fee.
  13. Prayog Malad reserves the rights to copy or use the material submitted by the participants in any form, online or offline, for the festival’s promotional and archival purposes. Note that your entire short film will never be shared with anyone or uploaded online without your permission. We understand that filmmakers want to keep the films private, and we will honor that.
  14. The short films that are selected for final screening will not be allowed to withdraw under any circumstances until the festival is over.
  15. Judges’ decision will be final and binding.
  16. Festival Organizers and PRAYOG MALAD reserve the right to change / modify / alter any rule or its part or event of this competition anytime.