Asia's largest content creation festival, India Film Project is back with its 9th Season!

Witnessing enormous growth in building a community of content creators across the varying forms of art since its inception in 2011, Asia’s largest content creation festival, India Film Project marks it’s come back this year with season 9. With an aim to encourage the budding talents and their enthusiasm for 8 years, this season will be a notch higher as the winning titles of 50 hour filmmaking challenge will be premiered across PVR Cinemas in the country and will also be televised on world’s premier youth brand, MTV.

With an increasing community of 6.5 million filmmakers and content creators coming together on 12th and 13th of October 2019 at Mehboob Studios, Bandra, Mumbai. This year more than 35000+ filmmakers are expected to participate from across 300+ cities, and 22+ countries making 1500+ short films over a weekend. Bollywood bigwigs Abhishek Chaubey, Pradeep Sarkar, Apurva Asrani, Bhavani Iyer, amongst the other have been brought on board to judge the series of challenges.

The two-day content creation festival at Mumbai will not only have speakers from different fields of art ranging from films, comics, literature, music but also hosts a series of interesting panel discussions, AMAs, workshops and screenings. Apart from eminent juries, speakers and talent, India Film Project has also joined hands with two giants of the entertainment industry, PVR Cinemas and MTV who are on board as sponsors this season.

Challenging the enthusiasts from diverse spaces, India Film Project brings an exciting line up of contests this year too. With its flagship property 50-hour filmmaking where the participants are challenged to create content from scratch which includes scripting, shooting and post production in a span of 50 hours. This mega challenge is slated to happen from 27th September, 8 pm to 29th September, 10 pm.

Apart from this, IFP also has other exciting contests ranging from Short Scriptwriting Challenge where contestants are supposed to submit an original script, to a Storytelling Challenge where one is expected to submit an original spoken word poetry, to Poster-Designing Challenge where the budding talents will have to recreate a Film Poster based on the given theme. The entries for these challenges are open till 15th September 2019. Each challenge promises to be distinctive in their own space not only appealing the participants but also the audiences.

Ritam Bhatnagar, Festival Director, India Film Project, and comments on the announcement of Season 9 “We, at IFP, aim at discovering the creators, valuing and showcasing their creation for the world to see. With this season, we aim to reach out to maximum content creators and make them the part of IFP community. From the beginning, we seek to solely provide a platform where creators can learn, create, network and share content. In this season, we plan to get bigger and better and provide an opportunity for the creators to portray the story to the audiences which they wish to.”

In association with PVR Cinemas and MTV, the winning titles will be theatrically released in cinemas across Mumbai, Bangalore, Delhi, Pune, Hyderabad, and Chandigarh. Furthermore, these movies will also be premiered on MTV over weekends on a prime time slot for 6 months.

“With this collaboration, we aim to provide a multimedia platform for the emerging content creators. We are looking forward to associating with PVR and MTV for the one of its kind experience for the winners”, signs off Ritam Bhatnagar.

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