06th Annual

6th DADA SAHEB PHALKE FILM FESTIVAL-16

April 30, 2016 to April 30, 2016

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N-003, Plumeria Garden Estate,
Omicron-3, Greater Noida
Greater Noida Delhi NCR 201308
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Phone: 0120-4129059
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Feature Film, Feature Animation & Feature Documentary: Production Awards
The Feature Film Production category includes following competitive awards-

Best Feature Film

Best Animation

Best Film-Jury

Best Director

Best Debut Director

Special Festival Mention

Special Jury Mention
Feature Film, Feature Animation & Feature Documentary: Creative Awards
The Feature Film Creative awards category includes following awards-

Best Cinematography

Best Editing

Best Screenplay

Best VFX
Feature Film, Feature Animation & Feature Documentary: Music Awards
The Music Award Category include following awards-

Best Original Music

Best Background Music
Feature Film: Performance Awards
The Performance Award Category include following awards-

Best Actor

Best Actress

Best Supporting Actor

Best Supporting Actress
Short films, Documentary, Animation: Production Awards
The Short films, Documentary, Animation: Production category include following awards-

Best Short Film

Best Animation

Best Documentary

Best Film-Jury

Best Director

Special Festival Mention

Special Jury Mention
Short films, Documentary, Animation: Creative Awards
The Short films, Documentary, Animation: Creative category include following awards-

Best Cinematography

Best Editing

Best Screenplay

Best VFX
Short films, Documentary, Animation: Music Awards
The Short films, Documentary, Animation: Music category include following awards-

Best Original Music

Best Background Music
Short films, Documentary, Animation: Performance Awards
The Short films, Documentary, Animation: Performance category include following awards-

Best Actor

Best Actress

Best Supporting Actor

Best Supporting Actress
Ad film, Music Videos: Production Awards
The Ad film, Music Videos: Production category include following awards-

Best Music Video

Best Ad Film

Best Film-Jury

Best Director

Special Festival Mention

Special Jury Mention
Ad film, Music Videos: Creative Awards
The Ad film, Music Videos: Creative category includes following awards-

Best Cinematography

Best Editing

Best Screenplay

Best VFX
Ad film, Music Videos: Music Awards
The Ad film, Music Videos: Music category includes the following awards-

Best Original Music

Best Background Music
Screenplay Feature Films
Screenplay Shorts
Entry Deadlines: 30 March 2016

Awards for both professional and students category-

❏ Best Screenplay
❏ Best Screenplay- Jury
❏Special Mention-Jury
❏ Special Mention

Certificate of participation will be given to all participants. The winners will be honored with certificate and trophy plus potential screenplays will be presented to the various production houses.

MISSION & OBJECTIVE

6th Dada Saheb Phalke Film Festival-2016 aims to celebrate the excellence in cinema. Founded by the Educationexpo TV, a leading entertainment research & branding company, Dada Saheb Phalke Film Festival-16 provides chance to filmmakers to showcase their creativity. While the festival is open to filmmakers of all age, we feel that just as it is imperative that we should support and encourage participation by filmmaking community members & professional, it is also important that we find and cultivate the future members of the entertainment industry.


ABOUT THE FESTIVAL

The Dada Saheb Phalke Film Festival is a not-to-profit, non-commercial & India’s only independent film festival, established in the year 2011 in Noida (Delhi NCR) with a mission to celebrate the cinema & work of aspiring, young, independent & professional filmmakers. The festival is important for Indian film industry as it is organized on 30 April each year to mark the birth anniversary of Late.Shri. Dhundiraj Govind Phalke, who is regarded as the father of Indian Cinema & fondly remembered as Dada Saheb Phalke by the film fraternity across the India & globe, its aim is to recognize the enlightening, entertaining & progressive new age cinema of youth & experienced filmmakers.

In past years festival gains reputation & regarded as among most prestigious festival in India. The festival grows over the years & attracts filmmakers from across the India & 90 nations across the world. The festival has sections for feature films, short films, documentaries, animations, music videos & ad films. The festival awards the filmmakers in production, creative & performance categories.

Dada Saheb Phalke started the movement of cinema in India in real sense & he is the symbol of excellence. His contribution to Indian cinema is unparallel. Today Indian cinema is touching the sky in terms of both content & technology but it is worth mentioning that it was started by legendry Dada Saheb Phalke and we are just carrying it forward.

ORGANIZERS

Jyoti Singh (Festival Registrar); Rambhul Singh (Festival Registrar)

GENERAL RULES

Rules and Regulations:

6th Dada Saheb Phalke Film Festival-2016

1. Awards for both professional and students category-

Production Awards:
Best Feature Film
Best Short Film
Best Animation
Best Feature Animation
Best Feature Documentary
Best Short Documentary
Best Ad Film
Best Film-Jury
Best Director
Best Debut Director (Feature Only)
Special Jury Mention
Special Festival Mention

Creative Awards:
Best Cinematography
Best Editing
Best Screenplay
Best VFX

Music Awards:
Best Original Music
Best Background Music

Performance Awards:
Best Actor
Best Actress
Best Supporting Actor
Best Supporting Actress

Certificate of excellence will be given to all participants. The winners will be honored with certificate and Phalke trophy.

PLUS

All participating short films, documentaries, animation will get distribution deal* offer from DSPFF-16.

2. Films must be subtitled in English if language is other than English and Hindi.

3. Films participated in 6th Dada Saheb Phalke Film Festival-2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 & 2015 are not eligible for participation in 2016.

4. Year of production & accepted movie duration:

Year of production: Jan-2013 onwards

Feature Films, Feature Documentaries, Feature Animation: 61 minute to 180 minute (more than 60 min).

Short Films, Short Documentaries, Short Animation: up-to 60 min (equal or less than 60 min)

Music Video, Ad films up- to 6 min

5. Result of the festival will be declared on 30 April 2016.

6. The decision of the Jury will be final and can’t be challenged.

7. Once the film is submitted it can’t be withdrawn in any circumstances, however festival director reserve the rights to disqualify any film on certain grounds.

8. 6th DSPFF-16 stages/process:

• Entry submission as per rules & regulations.
• Notification of shortlisted regular entries by the festival office on 25 March 16 and late entries list shall be out on 5 April 2016.
• Delegate registration to attend 6th DSPFF-16. Hospitality charges are applicable for filmmakers & attendees, which include lunch, tea/coffee with cookies & master classes.
• Festival movies screening & workshops followed by award ceremony on festival date.

9. 6th Dada Saheb Phalke Film Festival-16 does not take any type financial commitment for the expense incurred on the correspondence by the participant. All Travel, Lodging & Boarding and other miscellaneous expenses will have to be borne by the participant himself for attending the festival. No request for the same will be entertained.

10. By submitting movie to 6th Dada Saheb Phalke Film Festival-2016, filmmaker/producer takes the whole responsibility of copyright issues of music, script and other creative and technical aspects of film.

11. Filmmakers are requested to submit the following information via email at festival.office@educationexpo.tv.
• Biography & Filmography of Film director.
• Photograph of Director.
• Still and Posters of film in JPEG format.

12. Submission-
• Two sets of DVD-Pal (Video DVD or Data DVD) along with entry form, fee.


ADDRESS OF SUBMISSION

Vishwa Pratap Singh
6th Dada Saheb Phalke Film Festival-2016
N-003, Plumeria Garden Estate, Omicron-III
Greater Noida-201308, (Delhi NCR) UP, India
Tel: +91 120-4129059, +91 9953142311


TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Rules and Regulations: 6th Dada Saheb Phalke Film Festival-2016 1. Awards for both professional and students category- Production Awards: Best Feature Film Best Short Film Best Animation Best Feature Animation Best Feature Documentary Best Short Documentary Best Ad Film Best Film-Jury Best Director Best Debut Director (Feature Only) Special Jury Mention Special Festival Mention Creative Awards: Best Cinematography Best Editing Best Screenplay Best VFX Music Awards: Best Original Music Best Background Music Performance Awards: Best Actor Best Actress Best Supporting Actor Best Supporting Actress Certificate of excellence will be given to all participants. The winners will be honored with certificate and Phalke trophy. PLUS All participating short films, documentaries, animation will get distribution deal* offer from DSPFF-16. 2. Films must be subtitled in English if language is other than English and Hindi. 3. Films participated in 6th Dada Saheb Phalke Film Festival-2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 & 2015 are not eligible for participation in 2016. 4. Year of production & accepted movie duration: Year of production: Jan-2013 onwards Feature Films, Feature Documentaries, Feature Animation: 61 minute to 180 minute (more than 60 min). Short Films, Short Documentaries, Short Animation: up-to 60 min (equal or less than 60 min) Music Video, Ad films up- to 6 min 5. Result of the festival will be declared on 30 April 2016. 6. The decision of the Jury will be final and can’t be challenged. 7. Once the film is submitted it can’t be withdrawn in any circumstances, however festival director reserve the rights to disqualify any film on certain grounds. 8. 6th DSPFF-16 stages/process: • Entry submission as per rules & regulations. • Notification of shortlisted regular entries by the festival office on 25 March 16 and late entries list shall be out on 5 April 2016. • Delegate registration to attend 6th DSPFF-16. Hospitality charges are applicable for filmmakers & attendees, which include lunch, tea/coffee with cookies & master classes. • Festival movies screening & workshops followed by award ceremony on festival date. 9. 6th Dada Saheb Phalke Film Festival-16 does not take any type financial commitment for the expense incurred on the correspondence by the participant. All Travel, Lodging & Boarding and other miscellaneous expenses will have to be borne by the participant himself for attending the festival. No request for the same will be entertained. 10. By submitting movie to 6th Dada Saheb Phalke Film Festival-2016, filmmaker/producer takes the whole responsibility of copyright issues of music, script and other creative and technical aspects of film. 11. Filmmakers are requested to submit the following information via email at festival.office@educationexpo.tv. • Biography & Filmography of Film director. • Photograph of Director. • Still and Posters of film in JPEG format. 12. Submission- • Two sets of DVD-Pal (Video DVD or Data DVD) along with entry form, fee. ADDRESS OF SUBMISSION Vishwa Pratap Singh 6th Dada Saheb Phalke Film Festival-2016 N-003, Plumeria Garden Estate, Omicron-III Greater Noida-201308, (Delhi NCR) UP, India Tel: +91 120-4129059, +91 9953142311