Mumbai: The 17th edition of Mumbai International Film Festival for Documentary, Short Fiction and Animation films (MIFF-2022) will be held from 29th of May to 4th of June this year. The festival will be held at the Films Division complex in Mumbai. The online entry for the films will be opened from Tuesday and will continue till 15th of March.
Film makers can log on to www.miff.in or to https://filmfreeway.com/MumbaiInternationalFilmFestival-MIFF for entering films in different competition categories.
Films completed between 1st September, 2019 and 31st December, 2021 are eligible for entry in MIFF-2022. The Best Documentary of the Festival will receive a Golden Conch and 10 lakh rupees cash award. The winning films in different categories will receive handsome cash awards, Silver Conches, Trophies and Certificates.
As the country is celebrating Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav, the current edition has instituted a special award for Best Short Film on the theme, [email protected]. The festival will also honour a veteran personality from the Indian non-feature film fraternity with the prestigious V Shantaram Lifetime Achievement Award carrying a cash component of 10 lakh rupees a trophy and citation.
Apart from competition and non-competition sections, interactive sessions like workshops, master classes, open forum and B2B sessions are major highlights of the festival.
The 16th MIFF received a record 871 entries from India and abroad and was attended by a number of prominent documentary, animation and short film makers from India and other parts of the world.
For queries, the Festival Directorate can be contacted on 91-22-23522252 / 23533275 and [email protected].