***Submissions are opened for the 2019 Season***            ***Click here for more details****

ALL LIGHTS INDIA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

Dec 01 - 05,  Kochi,  India

Film Submission


What do we offer?

  • ALIIFF offers screenings, lectures, discussions, workshops, events, professional development and opportunities to meet; hear and learn from filmmakers around the world.
  • We organize retrospectives and tributes to major figures as a contribution towards a better understanding of the history of cinema and Red carpet screenings for new releases, which draws major media attention.
  • ALIIFF's annual program includes dramatic features and short films along with daily filmmaker conversations, panel discussions etc.

Aim

  • To raise awareness and promote international cinema in all its forms as art, entertainment and as an industry, in a spirit of freedom and dialogue.
  • To identify, support and nurture the next generation of film lovers.
  • To discover new talent, and the bringing together of professionals and journalists from around the world.
  • To develop a unique platform for the promotion, marketing and sales of all genre movies.

COMPETITION SECTION

Movies which have been released in the year 2018 (January onwards) and have a duration of 60 minutes and above are eligible to compete in International Competition for Feature Film category. Films in languages other than English must have English Subtitles. For International films where no proof is available, the date of the first theatrical screening will be considered as completion date. Except for Indian films, the entries in this section should not have been released/ shown in India or presented in any other Indian Film Festivals before.

Earlybird Deadline - $10

Regular Deadline - $15

Late Deadline - $35

Movies which have been released in the year 2018 (January onwards) and have a duration of 60 minutes and above are eligible to compete in International Competition for Feature Film category. Films in languages other than English must have English Subtitles. For International films where no proof is available, the date of the first theatrical screening will be considered as completion date. Except for Indian films, the entries in this section should not have been released/ shown in India or presented in any other Indian Film Festivals before.

Earlybird Deadline - $10

Regular Deadline - $15

Late Deadline - $35

Competition for Indian Movies features the Best Feature films that are made in India Languages. Only movies released in the year 2018 (January onwards) with the duration of 60 minutes and above are eligible to compete in this category. Films in languages other than English must have English Subtitles. Only student filmmaker worldwide can submit their entries to this category. For International films where no proof is available, the date of the first theatrical screening will be considered as completion date. Except for Indian films, the entries in this section should not have been released/ shown in India or presented in any other Indian Film Festivals before.

Earlybird Deadline - $10

Regular Deadline - $15

Late Deadline - $35

OUT OF COMPETITION SECTION

All Lights India International Film Festival (ALIIFF) has focused majorly on featuring movies that bring in innovation, diversity, and quality to our festival. This year, ALIIFF is proud to announce its new segment – ‘Celebrate Malayalam Cinema’, which shall screen Malayalam cinema with original contents and thought-provoking themes. Exhibiting both feature films and short films, Malayalam Film Corner at ALIIFF 2019 will offer film lovers a perfect blend of experienced professional’s ideas and the offbeat vision of a fresher.

Earlybird Deadline - $0

Regular Deadline - $0

Late Deadline - $0

Dates & Deadlines

  • Opening Date - March 15,2019

  • Early Bird Deadline – June 15, 2019

  • Regular Deadline - August 31, 2019

  • Late Deadline – September 15, 2019

  • Notification Date – October 15, 2019

  • Event Date – December 1 – 5, 2019