All Submissions are required to pay INR 1000 using the UPI or Google Pay QR below. The screenshot has to be attached in the form along with the submission.


Please Pay Rs 1000 per submission

Short Film

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Musical Video

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• Kerala International Short Film Festival (KISFF) is open to everyone around the world.
• The call for entries is open to short films of all production techniques, including animation, drama, experimental or artist film and hybrid work from low to high budgets.
• No limit for the number of entries.. There will be separate entry fee for each entry.
• Films must have a running time of less than 30 minutes, including credits .
• Films must have been completed after 1st of January 2015.
• Festival does not accept works-in-progress.
• The participant is responsible for the costs of sending the screening copy to the festival.
• Current year KISFF employees, Board members, major funders and the immediate families of such folks are ineligible.
• The arrival of submissions and preview copies cannot be confirmed.
• An independent selection committee is appointed by the festival to view all submissions for programming consideration.
.Decisions made by the selection committee are final.
• Only the submitters of the selected films will be contacted personally.
• Participants are not entitled to claim rental or other fees for the screenings of their films at the festival.
• Excerpts from selected films, trailers and stills may also be screened or published online to assist in promoting the festival.
• The submitter must have the legal authority to submit the film and to have the work screened publicly including any necessary permissions. By submitting, the submitter confirms they have all the necessary rights for the screening of the film submitted, to be exhibited at the festival.
• These rules and regulations are subject to change without prior notice.
• The Festival reserves the right to withdraw or include selected shorts from the programme as necessary.
• It is the responsibility of the submitter to ensure the correct contact email address is supplied to the festival.
• Once paid, the amount will not be refunded for any reason. • These terms and conditions will be construed only in accordance with the laws of India. In respect of all matters/disputes arising out of, in connection with or in relation to these terms and conditions or any other conditions on this website, only the competent Courts at Ernakulam, shall have jurisdiction, to the exclusion of all other courts.