The Buddha International Film Festival

TBIFF // The Buddha International Film Festival

5th edition

Jul 28 - Jul 29, 2022
Estimated
Pune, India

Open Call Open to Public Competitive Market Special Fees

Festival type Real Venue Festival
Types of films Any type, Animation, Children, Commercial, Docu-feature, Documentary, Experimental, Hybrids, Industrial, Mini-series, Multimedia, Music video, Narrative fiction, Series, Student, TV, Web
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 THE BUDDHA International Film Festival's main objective is to provide the opportunity for filmmakers from all over the world to excel, and to have the best work selected and showcased in a celebration of cinema, as well as to give filmmakers a platform to network amongst fellow professionals and cinematic artists. TBIFF is looking forward to fostering these relationships and to helping extraordinary filmmakers get their projects seen by global audiences. TBIFF unites cinematic, cultural, educational more over Inspirational objectives by presenting its film discoveries.

The TBIFF is dedicated to showcasing new and innovative films while fostering the next generation of filmmakers. It is a strong advocate for social change, and encourages cultural diversity and understanding between nations. It strives to foster the movie art of all continents by stimulating the development of quality cinema and promoting meetings between cinema professionals from around the world.

The BUDDHA International Film Festival is dedicated to showcasing the spirit, passion, and skill of the best new filmmakers from around the world for audiences around the world.

We are also including and actively supporting not only the finest examples of classic moviemaking, but works that are experimental, breaking ground in new non-narrative forms and crossing over into the video arts. All films will be reviewed as they are submitted, and the best in each category will be chosen to screen at the festival. A jury of industry professionals will then view the finalists and choose the winning selections.
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Festival website http://buddha.meditativeyoga.in/

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Class Founded: 2016
Festival category: B (international relevance, international player)
Dates Open call: Dec 13, 2020

Early bird deadline: May 19, 2021
Regular deadline: Jun 23, 2021
Late deadline: Jul 18, 2021

Notification date: Jul 21, 2021

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Fees Fees range from 8.23 to 26.54 USD . See submission categories for details about fees. Submission through FFL is up to 2.47 USD cheaper than on other submission platforms for Film Plan subscribers.
Awards Total prize money: 0.00 USD
Other prizes: Award Winners Certification of Achievement
General rules RULES & REGULATIONS
TBIFF - The Buddha International Film Festival

To participate:

The Festival is open to filmmakers from all over the world.

The Film submitter should be an authorized person or an organization ; Film Director or Film Producer or Production Organization.

You can submit as many films as you wish.

The short films must have been made from the 1st January 2010 till the deadline for registration, and it is not a problem if they have been previously screened, shown on the Internet or in other festivals.

The films may be in Marathi, Hindi, English, or in any other language with English subtitles. For the selection process are not necessary English subtitles but if your film is selected we will ask you English subtitles for the public screening.

The organization can use pieces from the selected films (10% maximum) to promote them and the festival.

Selected short films of TBIFF will become part of "other film festivals organized by us".

Competition Categories:

Short Films

Feature Films

Running time:

The short films upto 59 minutes,

The feature films or Documentaries should not be more than 4 hours

Format:

All of the submitted films can participate, no matter the format. The screening will be from a 1080p digital file (participants will be informed about the format needed for the screening with time enough).