Mumbai Shorts International Film Festival

MSIFF // Mumbai Shorts International Film Festival

5th edition

Dec 21 - Dec 21, 2021
Mumbai, India

Open Call Open to Public Competitive Market Special Fees

Festival type Real Venue Festival
Types of films Any type, Animation, Children, Documentary, Experimental, Hybrids, Multimedia, Music video, Narrative fiction, Student, Web
Film length
Genre Action, Adventure, Art, Classics, Comedy, Comedy drama, Dance, Drama, Dramedy, Environmental, Family, Fantastic, Fantasy, Film noir, Flash, Foreign, Health, Hip Hop, Human rights, Independent, Kids, LGBT, Live Action, Medical, Mockumentary, Music, Musical, Mystery, Nature, News, Realism, Reality, Religious, Road Trip, Romance, Romantic comedy, Satire, Science, Science fiction, Spiritual, Sports, Surreal, Thriller, Transgender, Underground

Mission / description Mumbai- The city of celluloid dreams since past century- is the destination of thousands of budding & professional filmmakers in India & world. The city has nurtured many great filmmakers, technicians & entertained the millions worldwide through cinema. People also fondly called it as Bollywood. In the highly competitive age of cinema ‘Mumbai Shorts International Film Festival’ is the platform for short filmmakers to put their work forward among the league of professional.

MSIFF, a progressive cinema movement started in year 2012 with the consultation of senior industry members to highlight the short cinema. The inaugural year followed 2013, 14 & 15 editions witnesses the great participation & enthusiasm from filmmakers & industry professionals from India & abroad. The festival objective is to contribute towards the development of upcoming filmmakers & to create short films culture in India.

The festival aims is to feature great cinema of worldwide filmmakers in a big way & at the same time providing professional networking & introducing current trends of cinema to the participants. The festival also strongly advocates the need of commercial short film industry in India & will raise the issues related to short films in front of various governing bodies of cinema.

5th MSIFF-16 will prove one more step towards achieving excellence & enhancing your skills in cinema & fore sure it will contribute immensely in your growth as filmmaker.
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Creative Awards for Shorts/Docu/Music Videos- Best Cinematography, Editing, VFX & Screenplay

Description Creative category covers the following Awards- Best Cinematography Best Editing Best Screenplay Best VFX
Dates Open call: Nov 12, 2016

Regular deadline: Dec 01, 2016
Late deadline: Dec 06, 2016

Notification date: Dec 10, 2016
Plan OFF
Plan ON
All lengths
Early bird deadline    39.59 EUR    36.60 EUR
Regular deadline    39.59 EUR    36.60 EUR
Latest deadline    48.74 EUR    45.75 EUR
Restrictions Premiere status is not required
Extra restrictions Year of production: Jan-2013 onwards
Short Film, animation and documentaries: up-to 60min
Music Video: up-to 07 min
Category rules same as fest

Submissions for this category are closed.