About CIFFI 2019

CIFFI-2019: Screen for All

CIFFI is the International Film Festival of India being floated in 2019 by Delhi Metropolitan Education – DME (www.dme.ac.in) of India and Deakin University (www.deakin.edu.au) of Australia. DME is an emerging educational institute located in Noida in the National Capital Region (NCR) of India and Deakin University is one of the biggest public universities of Australia located in Melbourne.

CIFFI is open to college students and independent filmmakers from across the globe. It is a platform for deliberations on cinema and its various aspects through workshops and special sessions by eminent experts.

Special features of CIFFI

  • Focus country: Australia
  • Australian filmmakers as guests/experts in different sessions
  • Indian film experts and researchers also to grace the sessions
  • Screening of more than 100 films
  • Prominent filmmakers as jury of the festival
  • Involvement of film clubs in India
  • Master classes/Workshops by eminent resource persons: 2
  • Panel Discussions comprising filmmakers/experts/critics: 2
  • Category of competitive films: 6
  • Films of independent filmmakers in non-competitive categories
  • Curated Segments of Feature Films: 2
  • Workshops on various aspects of filmmaking for school students

Competitive Films: 6 categories 

  • Short film [up to 5 minutes]
  • Fiction film [5 to 20 minutes]
  • Documentary [5 to 20 minutes]
  • Ad film [up to 2 minutes]
  • Music video [3 to 5 minutes]
  • Animation Film [up to 10 minutes]

Tentative schedule of festival                                         

  • INAUGURATION: Wednesday` April 17 at 10 am
  • AWARD CEREMONY: Saturday April 20 at 6 pm