CMS INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN'S FILM FESTIVAL

CMS ICFF // CMS INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN'S FILM FESTIVAL

10th edition

Apr 05 - Aug 13, 2019
Estimated
Lucknow, India

Open Call Open to Public Competitive Market Special Fees

Festival type Real Venue Festival
Types of films Animation, Children
Film length Full length, Mid-length, Short
Genre Comedy drama, Drama, Environmental, Family, Fantastic, Horror, Kids, Mystery, Nature

Mission / description The Festival aims at providing a common platform for the producers of Children films to project their views for proper development of children’s potential through meaningful films; and also for promoting friendship and co- operation among people of the world.

Date and Place: The Festival will be held in Lucknow city from 5th -13th April, 2018

The programme of the Festival will be divided into the following broad categories:
(i) Feature Fiction
(ii) Short Fiction
(iii) Feature Animation
(iv) Short Animation
(v) Short Documentary

The Festival Directorate reserves the right to exclude films which are not in conformity with aims of the Festival, or which could offend the national feelings and susceptibilities of any participating country, or are likely to promote racial discrimination or such films which may be detrimental to the cause of unity of humankind.

Films must be for children of all ages.

Films must have been completed between:
1st January, 2016 to 30th October, 2017.

Eligibility period will be determined by the censorship visa/certificate of the country where the film has been produced.

Entries will be subject to preview by a committee constituted by this Festival. A film which is not accepted for the Competition Section can be shown in other Section with the specific consent of the entrant.

The following prizes will be given away:
(i) Best Children Feature Film The director gets a Golden trophy, a certificate and a cash prize of Rs.1,25,000/- and the producer gets a certificate and a cash prize of Rs.1,25,000/-

(ii) Best Animation Feature Film The director gets a Golden trophy, a certificate and a cash prize of Rs. Rs.1,25,000/- and the producers gets a certificate and a cash prize of Rs.1,25,000/-

(iii) Best Short Animation Film The director gets a silver trophy, a certificate and a cash prize of Rs. 85,000/- and the producer gets a certificate and cash prize of Rs. 65,000/-

(iv) Best Short Film The director gets a silver trophy, a certificate and a cash prize of Rs. 85,000/- and the producer gets a certificate and cash prize of Rs. 65,000/-

(v) Best Short Documentary film The director gets a silver trophy, a certificate and a cash prize of Rs. 60,000/- and the producer gets a certificate and cash prize of Rs. 40,000/-

(vi) Special Jury Award - Dr Jagdish Gandhi & Dr Bharti Gandhi award The director gets a Silver trophy, a certificate and a cash prize of Rs 60,000/- and the producers get a certificate and cash prize of Rs. 40,000/-

Films will normally be screened in their original language/version. Films in language other than English must have subtitles in English. Films that arrive without subtitles, or with subtitles other than in English, where such subtitles are not required, shall not be screened in the Festival.

Films must be suitable for children‐ content should have no explicit violence, sexual reference or coarse/obscene language.

The participants must ensure that they have the right to participate in the 10th CMS International Children’s Film Festival-2018 with regard to parties connected with the production / distribution of the participating film and / or other right holders/licenses.

Participation in the Festival implies acceptance of these Regulations.

As a policy of the festival no screening fee is paid to the producer,distributor or to any sender for screening the film in the festival.

Films can also be sent through online, i.e. through any downloadable link in HD Quality with English subtitles burned in the video or with Srt file at cmsfilmfestival@gmail.com

Film once entered for the festival can’t be withdrawn back.

The organizers of the festival reserve the right to make changes in the screening schedule of films.

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Festival website www.cmsfilms.org/icff

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