15th Mumbai Film Festival calls for entries
The 15th Mumbai Film Festival is calling for entries. The festival will take place from October 17-24, 2013 and the deadline for submitting entries is August 10, 2013.
The Mumbai Film Festival is organized by the Mumbai Academy of Moving Image (MAMI), a not-for-profit trust founded by Indian film industry personalities chaired by filmmaker Shyam Benegal.
The International Competition section of the festival is open to debut filmmakers from all over the world. US $100,000 will be awarded for the Best First Film and US $ 50,000 for the Grand Jury Prize. The cash prize will be shared between the director, producer & the sales agent / Indian distributor.
The Audience Choice Award will carry US $ 20,000 to be shared between the director, producer & the sales agent / Indian distributor. The section India Gold 2013 is a competition section for the Indian feature fiction films made within one calendar year from the date of the upcoming festival.
Dimensions Mumbai is the competition section for short films of a five minute duration or less in any format, by the youth of Mumbai below the age of twenty five, on any aspect of the city. Celebrate Age is a section which was introduced in the festival in 2010 and is open to ad-films, short fiction films, documentaries and feature length films made on the theme of growing old with dignity.