IFFM Short Film Competition

The Indian Film Festival of Melbourne invites filmmakers to enter Short Film Competition 2021. IFFM Short Film Competition is your chance to showcase your incredible work at this year’s festival. The theme for this year’s short film competition is Modern Slavery.

With Equality, Freedom and Inclusion being the underlying principles of our festival, this year we decided to address a theme that threatens these principles in the contemporary world. IFFM Short Film Competition is your stage to show us your representation and take on Modern Slavery.

Entries now open!

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Last date for Submission: 5th July 2021

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Terms and conditions:

To be eligible for the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne Short Film Competition all submission must be no more than 15 minutes in length.

  • We prefer films to have been completed within 2 years of our closing date.
  • All films should be in English or have English subtitles.
  • As this is a competition we do prefer that films that haven't been previously broadcast.
  • You can submit the films by uploading the film on YouTube/ Vimeo as a private or public link.
  • Films should be a year old.
  • NO physical entries.