The Film Federation of Arunachal (FFA) has announced that the 7th edition of the Arunachal Film Festival will be held on 27 and 28 December. In a press conference at Arunachal press club, FFA General Secretary Shambo Flago informed that Film Competitions will also be held this year like every year.
However, only bonafide citizens of Arunachal Pradesh can enter the competitions and the entries of feature and documentary films must be affiliated to FFA or certified by CBFC. Documents such as synopsis, script, bio data of producer and director with still photograph, and film poster and trailer with digital format is to be enclosed along with the entries.
He said that the “The films will have to be of ten minutes duration, which are to be submitted online through FFA website www.arunachalfilmfestival.com except for feature film to be submitted offline in FFA Office, he informed. “FFA will entertain films released in between April 2019 to December 2020 but films already uploaded in online or Social Media platforms will not be entertained”, he added
“The winner of feature film, documentary, short (theme based) and short (open) films shall be awarded with a cash award of Rs 2 lakh, Rs 1 lakh, Rs 75 thousand and Rs 50 thousand, respectively”. Further, he informed that there will be selection committee to adjudge and recommend the entries of documentary and feature films for winners while stating that entries must be submitted in two types; one without mentioning names of producer and director in MP4 format for screening of committee and the same with names to be submitted for exhibition if selected.
“The last date for submission of the feature, documentary and short (open) films is 30 November, while 2 December is the last date of submission of theme based short film”, Flago informed adding that further information on the competition criteria can be accessed to the FFA website, and from the FFA’s facebook page.