Jaipur International Film Festival

JIFFINDIA // Jaipur International Film Festival

10th edition

Jan 06 - Jan 10, 2018
Jaipur, India

Open Call Apr 01, 2017 - Oct 15, 2017  Open to Public Competitive Market Special Fees

Festival type Real Venue Festival
Types of films Any type, Animation, Children, Commercial, Docu-feature, Documentary, Experimental, Music video, Narrative fiction, Student
Film length Full length, Mid-length, Short
Genre Action, Adventure, Alternative, Art, Avantgarde, B-Movie, Biography, Burlesque, Classics, Comedy, Comedy drama, Crime, Culture, Dance, Dark comedy, Drama, Dramedy, Environmental, Family, Fantastic, Fantasy, Film noir, Flash, Foreign, Health, Hip Hop, History, Horror, Human rights, Independent, Kids, LGBT, Live Action, Medical, Melodrama, Microcinema, Mockumentary, Music, Musical, Mystery, Nature, News, , Parody, Post modern, Realism, Reality, Religious, Road Trip, Romance, Romantic comedy, Satire, Science, Science fiction, Silent movie, Social issues, Spiritual, Sports, Surreal, Thriller, Transgender, Underground, Urban, War, Western

Mission / description History

The Jaipur International Film Festival, the world's fastest growing film festival, is held every year in January or February in Jaipur, India

Launched in January 2009, Jaipur International Film Festival -JIFF became expanding establishing name in organizing world film festival every year in Rajasthan.

The purpose of this film festival is to promote new movie makers, exchange of knowledge, information, ideas & culture between India & other nations in context of their social and cultural ethos. JIFF also promotes friendship and co-operation among people of the world through the medium of films & documentaries.

Though the film festivals have became a regular affair in most countries yet most of them cater only to selected audience as well as entertain the commercially successful film makers and related personalities. However, JIFF intends to organize a festival that connects the film fans & movie goers with the world, especially the serious filmmakers & their associates so as to bring about greater understanding of the art of film making.

The Ninth JIFF 2017 has received 2004 films from 100+ countries.

The Eighth JIFF 2016 has received 2176 films from 100+ countries.

The Seventh JIFF 2015 has received 1807 films from 100+ countries.

The Sixth JIFF 2014 has received 1587 films from 90+ countries.

The Fifth JIFF 2013 has received 1397 films from 90 countries.

The Fourth JIFF 2012 has received 902 films from 70 countries.

18000 film lovers and film makers visited the festival.

The third JIFF 2011 was held with overwhelming response & it was a feather in crown.

The second JIFF 2010 was held with overwhelming response & it was a feather in crown.

The first JIFF 2009 was a first milestone towards success.

Awards & Prizes

WORLDWOOD INTERNATIONAL PANORAMA
FOR INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION

DOCUMENTARY FILM CATEGORY
BEST DOCUMENTARY FILM
SPECIAL JURY MENTION

SHORT FILM CATEGORY
BEST SHORT FILM
BEST SCRIPT
BEST DIRECTOR
BEST EDITOR
BEST CINEMATOGRAPHER
BEST SOUND EDITOR
SPECIAL JURY MENTION

New Awards from JIFF 2017: Best Actor & Best Actress Award

COMING STARS PANORAMA (ONLY FOR STUDENTS)
BEST UPCOMING FILM
SPECIAL JURY MENTION

U TURN RAJASTHAN PANORAMA (ONLY FOR RAJASTHAN)
BEST FILM from RAJASTHAN
Special Jury mention

FOR ANIMATION FILM
BEST ANIMATION FILM
SPECIAL JURY MENTION

FOR FEATURE FILM
GOLDEN CAMEL FOR BEST DIRECTOR
RED ROSE AWARD FOR BEST RELEASED FILM DURING SEPTEMBER TO NOVEMBER every year
GREEN ROSE FOR A FILM WHICH GIVES GLOBAL MESSAGE
YELLOW ROSE FOR UPCOMING FILM- WITH WORLD PREMIER (TWO WORLD PREMIER)
BEST DÉBUTANTE DIRECTOR (DIRECTOR FIRST FILM)
BEST ACTRESS AWARD (NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL)
BEST ACTOR AWARD (NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL)
BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY AWARD
BEST SOUND AND EDITING AWARD
BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY AWARD
SPECIAL JURY MENTION FEATURE FILM

New awards for feature film category from JIFF 2017
BEST DÉBUTANTE ACTOR
BEST DÉBUTANTE ACTRESS
For DOCUMENTARY FEATURE FILM -
Best Director
GREEN ROSE (Documentary Feature) For a film which gives global message
YELLOW ROSE (Documentary Feature) For upcoming film- with world premier
Best Documentary Feature
BEST SOUND & EDITING award
BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY award
Special Jury Mention

New Awards from JIFF 2016 (For feature fiction & short fiction)

Best Political Film
Best Sports Film
Best Women Film
Best Child Film
Best Wildlife Film
Best War and Peace Film
Best Current issue Film

New Awards from JIFF 2017 (For feature, short fiction, short documentary & short animation)
Best film from each Continent (like Asia, Europe, America, Africa)

AWARDS FOR SCREENPLAYS

For features: First, Second & Third prize & for Shorts: First, Second & Third prize .

Certificates will be presented to the top 3 winning feature-length & short length scripts. Finalists also get their scripts read by industry professionals.

NEW CATEGORIES FOR JIFF 2018:
(You can submit according to your submission eligibility or write us for any support at jiffindia@gmail.com)

JAIPUR CRITICS – For feature fiction films only, best film award from film critics.

HONORARY ASIA - We welcome you in JIFF 2018 as senior and experienced film producer and director. This category is only for Asian continent for feature fiction films, who produced/directed minimum 5 films in their respective carrier, we request you please submit your film/s produced/released/un released after 1st Jan. 2016 or film in post-production. It is non-competitive international nominations category, in this category will screen top two or three films out of all submissions.

WELCOME REGARD - For directors and producers 1st feature fiction film, in other words this submission should be first project/film as a director or producer. It is non-competitive international nominations category, in this category will screen top two or three films out of all submissions.

THESE ARE DIFFERENT SUBMISSION BETWEEN MAIN SUBMISSION IN THE FEATURE FILM (FICTION) CATEGORY.

OLD IS GOLD - screenings (by invitation only)

Films made by Crowdfunding (mention in the submission form)

Films made by/with Co-Production (mention in the submission form)

Web Series (up to 30 minute/s)

Mobile Film Making on Social Issues (film should be shoot by mobile camera, up to 30 minute/s)
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Rating Summary

Overall

5.05
Atmosphere / Experience
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Industry Connectivity
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Quality of films
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Quality of screening
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Value for money
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Service/Guest Relations
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Special Activities
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ndsff attended as a guest in 2017

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Pragya-Rathore attended with BOOMERANG in 2015

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