9th Jagran Film Festival starts its wonderful drive in Mumbai

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The world’s largest travelling film festival Jagran now commences its expedition with great zeal this time.  The 9th edition of the Festival will make its jaunt throughout the country delivering us with some world class imperial cinematography.

Having been scheduled to commence the Mumbai Chapter on September 27th 2018, the festival attracts film entries from numerous aspiring filmmakers across various genres. This year the Festival has viable divisions with cash rewards for Indian Feature Films, Foreign Feature Films and Short films. The entries can be proposed through the Festival’s official site www.jff.co.in and the registration platform Filmfreeway. The entries shut by 15th August 2018. All films in contest sections would be previewed by pre selection Panels comprising of film makers and critics.

The festival began from New Delhi in July this year and ventured off to other cities before closing in Mumbai in September 2018.

The Cash awards at the 9th edition of the festival are Best Foreign Film: $2000*, Best Short Film: $1000*, Best Film: Rs. 2,00,000//=*, Best Director: Rs. 1,50,000/=* and Best Debut Director: Rs. 1,00,000/=*

The Festival further bestows awards in diverse categories for Indian Feature films elected in the Indian Showcase segment. The categories are : The  Icon of Indian Cinema, Special Contribution to Cinematic Art, Rajnigandha Achievers Award, Best Foreign Feature Film, Best Feature Film, Best Director Winner, Best Debut Director Winner, Best Actor – Male, Best Actor – Female, Best Short Film, Best Music Director,  Best Screenplay, Best Background Score, Best Cinematography, Best Editing, Best Documentary and Best Student Film. The Festival also grants awards to the Advertising & Public Service Ad films in the following grouping: Cinema of the Seller – Gold, Cinema of the Seller – Silver and Cinema of the Seller – Bronze. Films made 2nd June 2017 and 31st August 2018 will be entitled for an entry submission in the Mumbai chapter of the 9th Jagran Film Festival.

The submission deadline for Mumbai chapter is 15th August, 2018. More information on the convention and awards are obtainable on the Festival’s website: www.jff.co.in

The Delegate Registrations for the Festival is due to begin soon.  

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