Abstract Synergies will open its doors on 10th and 11th November, 2018. With a phantasmagoria of dance music, films, food, workshops, film arts, exhibition, rural design film sets, the Festival will continue to present a concoction of film and arts for the city to savoir.
Abstract Synergies is an independent production house that supports, develops and promotes the films and art forms of the moving image by identifying and rewarding excellence, inspiring practitioners and benefiting the public. In addition to its Awards ceremonies, Abstract Synergies has a year-round, international program of learning events and initiatives that offers unique access to some of the world’s most inspiring talent through workshops, masterclasses, scholarships, lectures and mentoring schemes, connecting with audiences of all ages and backgrounds across the India, and south east Asian countries.
We are happy to announce that Entries are open for 1st International Short Film Festival Mumbai 2018, Interested Participants are requested to send short Films for Festival Competition and Screening.
We invite you to submit your short film today and share this call for films with family, friends, colleagues and your extended social networks.
The festival wants to offer cultural exchange, enabling all participants to deepen their experience of life
Abstract Synergies International Short Film Festival proudly accepts entries via FilmFreeway.com, the world’s best online submission platform. FilmFreeway offers free HD online screeners, unlimited video storage, digital press kits, and more.
Festival Opening Date: 18th April, 2018
- Early bird Deadline: September 10, 2018
- Regular Deadline: September 30, 2018
- Late Deadline: October 20, 2018
Festival Notification Date: October 25, 2018
Festival Dates: November 10 – 11, 2018
Festival Location: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Duration: Up to 25 Minutes (including credit list)
The short film must have been completed after 1 January 2017, Open to all age groups.
Subject: Any of your choice
Format: Uploaded on Google Drive, Digital Format in MP4 720p/1080p. Documentary or Short Film could be shot on any camera but English subtitles are compulsory for languages other than English, Hindi & Marathi.
1st Prize – USD 2,000/- + Trophy (Best Short Film)
2nd Prize – USD 1200/- + Trophy (Best Short Film)
3rd Prize – USD 600/- + Trophy (Best Short Film)
Other Category of Awards: (Trophy)
- Best Director
- Best Cinematographer
- Best Editing
- Best Screen Play
- Best Short Film (India)
- Best Mobile Shoot
- Best Documentary
- Best Short Film (Aboard)
- Best Music Director
- Best Message Oriented
- Best Background Score
- Best Dialogues
- Best Actor
- Best Actress
- Best Supporting Actor
- Best Supporting Actress
- Best Child Artist
- Best Silent Film
- Best Negative Role Male
- Best Negative Role Female
- Best Art Director
- Best Special Effects
- Best Sound Design
- Best Singer
- Best Lyric Writer
- Best Makeup Artist
- Best Poster Designer
Certificate of Participation to All Film Makers.
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