1. Eligibility
  • A. Films made in India or abroad before 31st December 2019 are eligible, Film up to 30 Min.
  • B. Film(s) entered /shorter version(s) /revised versions of film(s) already entered will not be eligible.
  • C. Film may be entered by any organization an individual film Producer/Director who holds the
  • copyright. There is no restriction on number of entries.
2. How to Apply?
  • A) To submit a short film for Glance Short Film Festival With Pride 2020, please use
  • B) Entry Fee – A) Foreign filmmakers -USD 35/- B) Indian Filmmakers - USD 25/-
  • C) Student filmmakers - USD 20/-(All Entry fee is non-refundable)
  • D) Director's Debut Film: Entry for the film in "Director's Debut Film" Category should be submitted along with a certificate by the applicant that the film is a debut film of a Director, failing which the film will not be treated as a Director's Debut Film. If the Director has made, at an earlier date, any other film (feature, short, documentary or animation film, except a student film as a part of a curriculum), he/she shall not be eligible for this award.
3) Student's Film: Entry for the film in "Student's Film" Category should be submitted along with a Certificate from the Institute / Film School concerned, failing which, the film will not be treated as a student film.

4. Submission fees are in U.S. dollars, per film entry. All submissions for Winter Film Awards International Film Festival are to be paid by credit card. The submission fee is non-refundable.

5. Cut -off Dates: 15th January 2020 (for both International & National)

6. Screening Format: Digital Blue Ray Digital file (MPEG4), Standard definition – Frame Size 720 x 576. MOV, bit rate 25 mbps & above Apple Pro Res 4:2:2 High Definition – Frame Size 1920 x 1080
7. The festival will not provide feedback on films or specific reasons for rejection of any film. The filmmaker will be notified about selection at the end of the selection process and no information will be divulged before that.

8.The submitting filmmaker must own the copyright to the work. In the case of any legal dispute involving the film, Winter Film Awards will immediately remove the work from our schedule.

9. For films in non-English language, screener must have English subtitles. In case a screener of a non-English language film is submitted without subtitles, it will be ineligible for selection.
  • A. If a film is submitted in more than one section the program committee will reserve the right to choose the most appropriate section for the film, if selected. A filmmaker with multiple entries (titles) must submit each entry and entry fee separately.
10. Intimation:
  • A. Successful submission of entry shall be acknowledged via
  • B. The festival director also reserves the right to remove any film from the selection in any special cases as deemed by the festival.
  • C. Content should be based on LGBT only.
  • D. Only entrants of films selected in GSFFP Section will be informed about their selection
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