Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Calling entries for 11th Chennai International Film FestivaL (CIFF) scheduled from 12-19 December,2013

Indo Cine Appreciation Foundation (ICAF) started organizing CHENNAI INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (CIFF) - from the year 2003. All the earlier editions have seen a gradual growth in terms of attendance as well as popularity. With the film fraternity actively joining hands with ICAF now, the 10th edition of CIFF promises to be bigger and better. CIFF is dedicated to presenting the best of international and Indian Panorama films to the cinema loving city of Chennai, just as it showcases the best of Tamil films to the world.The Competition Section for Tamil Films, that was instituted in 7th CIFF to encourage Tamil Filmmakers has been holding a strong presence. The various sections under which the films are categorized for screening in CIFF are Competition for Tamil Films, World Cinema, Indian Panorama, Country Focus, Retrospective and Tribute to 100yrs of Indian Cinema'.
10th CIFF , opened on13 Dec 2012 ,  had about 160 films from more than 45 countries and the country focus was on Turkey, Hungary and Poland. The retrospectives were on films by renowned film makers Hou Hsao-Hsien from Taiwan and Aki Karasmaki from Finland.
The 11th Chennai International Film Festival (CIFF) is calling for entries. The last date for submissions is September 30, 2013.The competition section is open only for Tamil Films. The eminent jury will judge and award the
1.Best Feature Film - Producer, Director
2.Second Best Feture Film - Producer, Director
3.Special Jury Award For Individual Excellence

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