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State elections push behind Guwahati short film fest

MUMBAI: The Assam Assembly elections due to be held in two stages on 4 and 11 April has compelled the organisers of the 1st Guwahati International Short Film Festival (GISFF) to push back the event by a month. It will now be held on 2 and 3 May.


Accordingly, the deadline for sending entries to the festival has also been extended till 20 March.


The short film competition, organised by Shamiana & Creovaent Shorts, is restricted only to filmmakers from North-East Region of India for the first year. However, short filmmakers from other parts of the country can submit their entries for the Indian Kaleidoscope section.


In the competition section, short films will be awarded under these categories: Best Film, Best Director, Best Screenplay, Best Editing and Best Cinematography.


The best film will win a Golden Rhino Certificate and Cash Award. The organisers will screen the film all over India.
 

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