Sat. Jun 15th, 2024

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Champaran Film Festival

Get Ready for The New Chapter Of Champaran Short Film Festival!

Exciting ! After The Success Of Champaran Film Festival-2019 FILMANIA Is Back. And Here Is The New Challenge For Filmmakers. Submit Your Short Film In The Festival & Win 51,000 Cash With Trophy.


1. These rules and regulations apply to the Participant(s) participating in the Champaran Short Film Awards 2023 that is organized by Filmania Entertainment . 2. By entering and participating in the Contest, you agree to be bound by these Rules and Regulations.
3. By submitting their short films for the Contest, each Participant agrees to be bound by these Rules and Regulations as posted.
4. The filmmaker desirous of participating in the Contest (“Participant”) should be a citizen of India.
5. The Participant shall participate in the Contest by submitting an entry form online before 15 February 2023.
6. All content used in the short film, including story, write-up, script, depiction, music, graphics, photographs, images, screenplay, sound records, lyrics, background scores, dialogues, titles, sub titles and all other literary, dramatic, musical and artistic work or any other copyright material therein, should be original. The Participant has obtained all necessary licenses, permissions, certifications and authorisations, and has complied with all applicable laws necessary for participating in the Contest.
7. Each Short Film shall be eligible only for two categories. In case a Participant submits in multiple categories (more than two), entry shall be rejected.
8. The short film should not exceed 20 minutes in duration, including titles, credits and opening slide to be inserted.
9. The file format of the short film shall be in MP4 format only. Any short film submitted which is in any other format shall be rejected. The film should be sent through google drive, we transfer or you tube link only.
10. The short film should be released between 1st January 2021 to 31st January 2023.
11. The short film may be made and submitted in any Indian language (with English subtitles) or can have no dialogues at all.
12. Top Five selected candidates shall be informed by email one week before the show. Final winners shall be announced at the function ( award night ).
13. The winner of each category specified below, will be awarded ( trophy along with certificate ) at the function organized by Filmania Entertainment on 1-3 March, 2023 at Town Hall, Motihari, Champaran, Bihar.
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15. Please Note – Venue, date & time can be changed as per norms & conditions apply.


Based on the number of Participants and the short films received within the Submission Date, the categories for awards under the Contest may be as follows:
Best film
Best film (Critics)
Best Director
Best Actor (Male)
Best Actor (Male) Critics
Best Actor – (Female)
Best Actor (Female) Critics
Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Male)
Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Female)
Best Singer (Male)
Best Singer (Female)
Best Background Score
Best Cinematography
Best Editing
Best Dialogue
Best Screenplay
Best Story
Best Costume
Best Lyrics
Best Production