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IDPA Excellence Awards introduces 'cell stories' category

MUMBAI: The Indian Documentary Producers Association (IDPA) has announced that it will be organising the IDPA Awards for Excellence 2007 in Mumbai this April-end.

The categories that will be introduced this year are films on environment and "cell stories," films shot exclusively on a mobile phone which may be submitted on a CD in wmv, mov or wav formats.


Any film or video produced in India between 1 July 2006 and 31 December 2007, of any format or length will be eligible for entry. The entries will have to be submitted only on DVD, in PAL or NTSC format, and the films must be subtitled in English or have an English or Hindi narration or dialogue.


Through this event IDPA, an association of producers of documentaries, animation films, advertisement films and TV programmes, aims to promote the Indian short filmmakers in the field of documentary, short fiction, animation, advertising, corporate films and student productions.

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