DELHI: New and amateur filmmakers can send in their
entries by 15 February to showcase their talent in the
upcoming digital film festival -- UFO 0110 International
Digital Film Festival - which is introducing a contest
to promote new talent and fresh ideas in the industry.
festival will be organised from 23 February to 1 March
at Siri Fort Auditorium in New Delhi.
as 'Film in 6 Days', the competition will present a
challenge to young filmmakers to direct a short film
in a brief span of six days. To facilitate this process
and help the participants bring their imagination into
life, the organisers will provide all the logistical
support to them.
in six days' competition will select six to 10 teams
(consisting of director, director of production, and
editor) on the basis of their past experience and interviews.
The selected candidates will be given a topic by the
festival organisers to make a film within six days.
films then will be reviewed by a jury comprising senior
people from film fraternity who will select the winner.
The participants will be provided the complete support
from the festival such as required equipments for
the shoot which will include the camera, sound equipments
and post production facilities of an editing machine
and studio; moreover, they will be facilitated with
the basic budget for travel and food for the two days.
There will also be script consultants and consulting
editors to help out the filmmakers during the competition.
Festival Director and Ekaa Films founder Madhureeta
Anand said, "We are receiving registration from
all across the globe in huge number. The six day competition
is an integral and important part of the UFO 0110
International digital Film Festival. It is a section
that has been specially designed for amateurs. Today,
people are well-versed with filmmaking knowledge and
come prepared when they enter the industry. This section
is specially going to give a big boost to career of
the budding talent. We have extended the registration
deadline till February 15.
The 0110 International Digital Film Festival is an
annual event showcasing cutting edge digital films
from around the world. The mission is to take the
digital art and film movement forward and provide
fresh and innovative content to the viewers and create
a space for new styles of form and content that can
become the resource pool for filmmakers in South Asia
and the rest of the world. It is the only film festival
in India that travels to 11 cities.