9th CMS VATAVARAN - International Environment & Wildlife Film Festival and Forum
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Overall Excellence Award Best of the Festival Award* Awarded to the best overall production in the Indian and International categories by the Jury... More
Overall Excellence Award Best of the Festival Award* Awarded to the best overall production in the Indian and International categories by the Jury to honour work which reveals a fascination with its subject, rendered on screen with style, truthfulness and integrity to its sources. Best Cinematography* (only for Indian Filmmakers) For the excellent cinematography which illustrates nuances of the film’s story beyond spoken dialogues. (*Filmmakers cannot enter for these awards) Thematic Award Category There will be TWO Awards in each of the Thematic categories: Short Film (upto 30 minutes) and Long Film (upto 60 minutes) Awarded to a production that most effectively sensitizes audience about faunal diversity, animal behavior and social, environmental, economic aspects of man and wildlife relationship. The film can depict successes, conflicts, trade, crime, wildlife governance, legislations, court interventions, or profile the great defenders of wildlife in the country. Less

Overall Excellence Award Best of the Festival Award* Awarded to the best overall production in the Indian and International categories by the Jury... More
Overall Excellence Award Best of the Festival Award* Awarded to the best overall production in the Indian and International categories by the Jury to honour work which reveals a fascination with its subject, rendered on screen with style, truthfulness and integrity to its sources. Best Cinematography* (only for Indian Filmmakers) For the excellent cinematography which illustrates nuances of the film’s story beyond spoken dialogues. (*Filmmakers cannot enter for these awards) Thematic Award Category There will be TWO Awards in each of the Thematic categories: Short Film (upto 30 minutes) and Long Film (upto 60 minutes) Awarded to the production creating awareness about environmental issues concerning the natural world i.e. conservation of biodiversity, soil, water & atmosphere linked with protected areas, pollution, waste management, mining, traditional knowledge and innovative practices, etc, thereby focusing on combating destructive development projects, influencing environmental policies and striving for environmental justice. Less

Overall Excellence Award Best of the Festival Award* Awarded to the best overall production in the Indian and International categories by the Jury... More
Overall Excellence Award Best of the Festival Award* Awarded to the best overall production in the Indian and International categories by the Jury to honour work which reveals a fascination with its subject, rendered on screen with style, truthfulness and integrity to its sources. Best Cinematography* (only for Indian Filmmakers) For the excellent cinematography which illustrates nuances of the film’s story beyond spoken dialogues. (*Filmmakers cannot enter for these awards) General Award Categories Awarded to the full-length running time production, 80 minutes or longer, made to achieve it mass-audience objective. Film should highlight environment & wildlife concerns and conservation initiatives. Less

Overall Excellence Award Best of the Festival Award* Awarded to the best overall production in the Indian and International categories by the Jury... More
Overall Excellence Award Best of the Festival Award* Awarded to the best overall production in the Indian and International categories by the Jury to honour work which reveals a fascination with its subject, rendered on screen with style, truthfulness and integrity to its sources. Best Cinematography* (only for Indian Filmmakers) For the excellent cinematography which illustrates nuances of the film’s story beyond spoken dialogues. (*Filmmakers cannot enter for these awards) Thematic Award Category There will be TWO Awards in each of the Thematic categories: Short Film (upto 30 minutes) and Long Film (upto 60 minutes) Awarded to the production which contributes to the current scientific understanding of climate change, its impacts on ecosystems, agriculture, food security, health, human settlements, especially in the coastal areas or global politics of climate change. Films should emphasize the portfolio of strategies that include mitigation, adaptation, and technological development that are required to diminish the risk associated with climate change. The cost effectiveness of actions to tackle the impacts of climate change can also be considered. Less

Overall Excellence Award Best of the Festival Award* Awarded to the best overall production in the Indian and International categories by the Jury... More
Overall Excellence Award Best of the Festival Award* Awarded to the best overall production in the Indian and International categories by the Jury to honour work which reveals a fascination with its subject, rendered on screen with style, truthfulness and integrity to its sources. Best Cinematography* (only for Indian Filmmakers) For the excellent cinematography which illustrates nuances of the film’s story beyond spoken dialogues. (*Filmmakers cannot enter for these awards) Thematic Award Category There will be TWO Awards in each of the Thematic categories: Short Film (upto 30 minutes) and Long Film (upto 60 minutes) Awarded to productions that provide insights into the linkages between climate change and water issues, and the need for sustainable conservation practices for addressing water equity. Films may showcase water struggles in a world dealing with global warming, climate variability, food and health insecurity, desertification, biodiversity loss, and environmental damage. On these themes, the film can also highlight compelling stories on technology use, sustainable lifestyles, indigenous practices, or policy interventions. Less

Overall Excellence Award Best of the Festival Award* Awarded to the best overall production in the Indian and International categories by the Jury... More
Overall Excellence Award Best of the Festival Award* Awarded to the best overall production in the Indian and International categories by the Jury to honour work which reveals a fascination with its subject, rendered on screen with style, truthfulness and integrity to its sources. Best Cinematography* (only for Indian Filmmakers) For the excellent cinematography which illustrates nuances of the film’s story beyond spoken dialogues. (*Filmmakers cannot enter for these awards) General Award Categories Awarded to the animation film produced with traditional animation techniques, computer generated images (CGI) or other production methods highlighting concerns on environment and wildlife or promoting conservation efforts. Less

Overall Excellence Award Best of the Festival Award* Awarded to the best overall production in the Indian and International categories by the Jury... More
Overall Excellence Award Best of the Festival Award* Awarded to the best overall production in the Indian and International categories by the Jury to honour work which reveals a fascination with its subject, rendered on screen with style, truthfulness and integrity to its sources. Best Cinematography* (only for Indian Filmmakers) For the excellent cinematography which illustrates nuances of the film’s story beyond spoken dialogues. (*Filmmakers cannot enter for these awards) Thematic Award Category There will be TWO Awards in each of the Thematic categories: Short Film (upto 30 minutes) and Long Film (upto 60 minutes) Awarded for the programme that highlights those fighting for protecting the natural assets such as land, water and forest, which are so intrinsically linked to their livelihood and survival. Less

Overall Excellence Award Best of the Festival Award* Awarded to the best overall production in the Indian and International categories by the Jury... More
Overall Excellence Award Best of the Festival Award* Awarded to the best overall production in the Indian and International categories by the Jury to honour work which reveals a fascination with its subject, rendered on screen with style, truthfulness and integrity to its sources. Best Cinematography* (only for Indian Filmmakers) For the excellent cinematography which illustrates nuances of the film’s story beyond spoken dialogues. (*Filmmakers cannot enter for these awards) General Award Categories Awarded for the programme that most effectively kindles an appreciation of the natural world and its conservation, amongst the young audience. Less

Overall Excellence Award Best of the Festival Award* Awarded to the best overall production in the Indian and International categories by the Jury... More
Overall Excellence Award Best of the Festival Award* Awarded to the best overall production in the Indian and International categories by the Jury to honour work which reveals a fascination with its subject, rendered on screen with style, truthfulness and integrity to its sources. Best Cinematography* (only for Indian Filmmakers) For the excellent cinematography which illustrates nuances of the film’s story beyond spoken dialogues. (*Filmmakers cannot enter for these awards) General Award Categories Awarded to the Film most effectively communicates environment and wildlife conservation and produced by an amateur i.e. upcoming filmmaker/individual, student/ group of students of film-making or the filmmakers who never entered their film in CMS VATAVARAN previous editions. Less

Overall Excellence Award Best of the Festival Award* Awarded to the best overall production in the Indian and International categories by the Jury... More
Overall Excellence Award Best of the Festival Award* Awarded to the best overall production in the Indian and International categories by the Jury to honour work which reveals a fascination with its subject, rendered on screen with style, truthfulness and integrity to its sources. Best Cinematography* (only for Indian Filmmakers) For the excellent cinematography which illustrates nuances of the film’s story beyond spoken dialogues. (*Filmmakers cannot enter for these awards) General Award Categories Award will be given to ONE School and ONE College level entry in Indian and International sections Awarded to the documentary or short film or experimental work produced on environment and wildlife conservation issues by a regular student or a group of students from any school or college. Less

Overall Excellence Award Best of the Festival Award* Awarded to the best overall production in the Indian and International categories by the Jury... More
Overall Excellence Award Best of the Festival Award* Awarded to the best overall production in the Indian and International categories by the Jury to honour work which reveals a fascination with its subject, rendered on screen with style, truthfulness and integrity to its sources. Best Cinematography* (only for Indian Filmmakers) For the excellent cinematography which illustrates nuances of the film’s story beyond spoken dialogues. (*Filmmakers cannot enter for these awards) Thematic Award Category There will be TWO Awards in each of the Thematic categories: Short Film (upto 30 minutes) and Long Film (upto 60 minutes) Awarded to the film focusing on adoption of technologies based on renewable energy in almost all areas of human living, including energy generation, water use, building construction, health, food production, transportation and mobility, commerce and industry etc. Less

Overall Excellence Award Best of the Festival Award* Awarded to the best overall production in the Indian and International categories by the Jury... More
Overall Excellence Award Best of the Festival Award* Awarded to the best overall production in the Indian and International categories by the Jury to honour work which reveals a fascination with its subject, rendered on screen with style, truthfulness and integrity to its sources. Best Cinematography* (only for Indian Filmmakers) For the excellent cinematography which illustrates nuances of the film’s story beyond spoken dialogues. (*Filmmakers cannot enter for these awards) General Award Categories Awarded to the messages, short or promotional films, commercials or advertising campaigns that educate or inform the public at large. Duration not more than 180 seconds. The programme must highlight the issue or convey a conservation message. Less

Overall Excellence Award Best of the Festival Award* Awarded to the best overall production in the Indian and International categories by the Jury... More
Overall Excellence Award Best of the Festival Award* Awarded to the best overall production in the Indian and International categories by the Jury to honour work which reveals a fascination with its subject, rendered on screen with style, truthfulness and integrity to its sources. Best Cinematography* (only for Indian Filmmakers) For the excellent cinematography which illustrates nuances of the film’s story beyond spoken dialogues. (*Filmmakers cannot enter for these awards) General Award Categories Awarded to the series, which is a collection of films based on similar thematic area, storyline, issue and format. The series should have three or more films. Less


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