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, documentaries, 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

The category is intended for Features from around the globe with a minimum duration of 60 minutes or above.

Earlybird Deadline - $30

Regular Deadline - $40

Late Deadline - $50

The Competition is intended for Films of Debut Directors from around the globe with minimum duration of 60 minutes and above.

Earlybird Deadline - $30

Regular Deadline - $40

Late Deadline - $50

The Category is to highlight & showcase best feature films that are made in Indian Languages with a duration of 60 minutes or above.

Earlybird Deadline - $30

Regular Deadline - $40

Late Deadline - $50

International movie competition is aimed to promote talented and creative works all around the world. Short movies which are below 30 minutes will be accepted .

Earlybird Deadline - $20

Regular Deadline - $20

Late Deadline - $20

INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION FOR STUDENT SHORT FILMS

Earlybird Deadline - $10

Regular Deadline - $10

Late Deadline - $10

Nonfictional motion pictures intended to document some aspect of reality, primarily for the purposes of instruction or maintaining a historical record can be submitted to this category. The duration of entries must be less than 60 minutes.

Earlybird Deadline - $20

Regular Deadline - $30

Late Deadline - $40

OUT OF COMPETITION SECTION

The category is for any animated film. Works in this category includes feature animation (over 45 min) and short (below 30 min). The division welcomes all topics and encourages creative applications of animation

Earlybird Deadline - $20

Regular Deadline - $30

Late Deadline - $40

The category includes feature films / short films which focus on our children or young generation. Feature films competing for this section should be of a maximum duration of 60 minutes and short films must not exceed 30 minutes.

Earlybird Deadline - $20

Regular Deadline - $30

Late Deadline - $40

This category is aimed to promote talented and creative works of filmmakers. Only Short movies below 30 minutes will be eligible to enter this category. For non-English movies, it should be subtitled in English. The film completed after 1 January 2016 are eligible to participate.

Earlybird Deadline - $10

Regular Deadline - $10

Late Deadline - $10

This category includes feature films (over 45 min), documentary (below 60 min) and short films (below 30 min) ​ ​with the content of travel and tourism.The film completed after 01st January 2017​are eligible to participate. For non-English movies, it should be subtitled in English.

Earlybird Deadline - ​$20

Regular Deadline - $30

Late Deadline - $40

Dates & Deadlines

  • Opening Date - February 01,2018

  • Early Bird Deadline – May 15, 2018

  • Regular Deadline - August 15, 2018

  • Late Deadline – September 15, 2018

  • Notification Date - October 15, 2018

  • Event Date – December 1 – 5, 2018