Guwahati: The seventh edition of the Brahmaputra Valley Film Festival (BVFF) is coming back this year with its trademark Short Film Contest. Promoting regional actors, directors and topics, the festival is offering prizes worth over Rs 2 lakh.
The short film contest is open for films whose director is from Northeast or features story/topic related to Northeast or if films starring actor(s) from Northeast India. The last date for sending entries is June 30, 2019.
The entries will be thoroughly screened by the jury and 15 best entries will be picked for the final round. Finally, a jury of acclaimed directors, the best in their field, will review each of the shortlisted films and select the winning entries.
The films will be screen at the BVFF in Guwahati where participants will get an opportunity to network with filmmakers of national and international repute and win prizes over Rs 2 lakh.
The competition is open to all Indian citizens above 21 years of age, and is only accepting films produced between October 2018 and June 2019. The maximum length of the film must be 10 minute, including credits.
BVFF is dedicated to the film fraternity of the Northeast India. It is an initiative for new and professional filmmakers to come together and rediscover different aspects of movie making under one roof. The festival screens a variety of feature films, documentaries and short films.