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International Film Festival of Shimla- 2024
​10th Edition.

Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India

Festival Date: 16-18 August 2024
Venue: Gaiety Theatre, The Mall, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India



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With the successful completion of nine editions of the International Film Festival of Shimla, We are happy & proud to announce the 10h International Film Festival of Shimla "IFFS 2024" which will be held in the capital city of Himachal Pradesh in Historical GaietyTheatre, Shimla. Besides the other venue for the screening is Model Central Jail Kanda, Shimla & Model Central Jail Nahan, Sirmaur where special screening of films will be for the prisoners. The Festival will include Film Screenings and Competitions for Short, Feature, Documentary, Animation, Music Videos, Master Classes, and Workshops on Film Making.

The first-ever International Film Festival of Shimla for Documentary, Short, Feature and Animation Films, Music Videos was held in the year Oct 2015. The city of Shimla is the permanent venue of the festival. The festival is a unique venture in India and is being organized by the Himalayan Velocity in collaboration with the Department of Language & Culture (LAC) & Department of Tourism & Civil Aviation, Government of Himachal Pradesh as part of its endeavor to catalyze a vibrant Documentary, Short Film, Feature Films, Animation Films & Music Videos movement. Increasing accessibility and affordability of media technology have led to a boom in the production and scope of films. The media is now used by image-makers from all walks of life to express, experiment, learn and as an effective tool to communicate and bring about social change. The mission of this film festival is to showcase the World’s Best Cinema and develop taste for Good Cinema among the youths and to provide a platform for Independent Filmmakers & to promote Indian Regional Cinema.



A. International, National & State Level Competition for Documentaries, Feature Films, Short Fiction, OTT Web Series, Animation Films & Music Videos 
B. National and International Non-Competitive/focus section for Documentaries, Feature Films, Short Fiction, Animation & Music Videos.
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There will also be a specially curated session focusing on issues, themes, countries, and the works of filmmakers. The program will also include an Interaction/Workshop Session with experts from Film Institutes.

Competition Sections
     a) International Level Competition
     b) National Level Competition
     c) State Level Competition (For Bonafide Himachali only) 


Non-Competition Sections: 
     a) IFFS Symbiosis
​     b) Retrospectives/Special Packages/Homage 
     c) IFFS- Buransh- Films which miss out on final selection but recommended by the Selection Committee, shall be included in this section. 


Category:
     *Long Documentary  *Short Documentary (upto 45 minutes) *Short Fiction (upto 45 minutes)  *Feature Film *OTT Web Series-  *Animation Film (upto 40 Minutes)                         *Music Video (upto 10 Minutes)  *Student Category

Awards: 
​In each Sections following awards will be given for Categories:
    *Best Documentary Awards *Best Short Fiction Film Awards *Best Feature Film Award *Best Web Series Awards *Best Animation Film Awards *Best Music Video Awards *Best Student Film Awards *Special Jury Awards *Special Mention Awards *Audience Choice Awards