Directorate of Film Festival has initiated the process for receiving entries for Indian Panorama Section of the 50th International Film Festival of India (IFFI) to be held from November 20-28, 2019 in Goa, with some changes in the regulations.
The last date for submission of On- Line applications is 10 August, 2019 and the last date for receipt of the stamped and signed hard copy of the submitted online application form along with the requisite material is 22 August, 2019.
Indian Panorama is a significant component of the International Film Festival of India, organised by the Directorate of Film Festival under the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, Government of India, which features the best Indian Films of the year.
The aim of the Indian Panorama, organised by the Directorate is to select feature and non-feature films of cinematic, thematic and aesthetic excellence, for the promotion of film art through the non-profit screening of these films in:
The Indian Panorama will have the following sections ~ Feature films and Non-feature films
A maximum of 26 Feature films and 21 Non-Feature films (including the Best Feature and Best Non-Feature films from 66th National Film Awards, 2018), distinguished by cinematic, thematic and aesthetic excellence selected in accordance with the conditions and procedure laid down below will feature in the Indian Panorama 2019 at 50th International Film Festival of India.
Out of 26 feature films selected in Indian Panorama, two films will be recommended for the competition section of International Film Festival of India 2019. Debut film(s) of a Director selected for Indian Panorama 2019 will also be considered for the Centenary Award for the Best Debut Film of a Director proposed to be given at the 50th International Film Festival of India. The award carries Rs 10 lakh and a silver peacock. Maximum of two such films will be considered for this award.