Maier National Short Film Festival 2020, Pune , India


Maier National Short Film Festival 2020, Pune , India 

About us: 

Maier National Short Film Festival 2020, Pune , India is conducting an innovative National short film festival and invites participation from aspiring and upcoming , independent dedicated and innovative filmmakers from India . 

We are focusing over to create National Platform for aspiring talent from India.

Eminent personalities from Film / acting will be Jury members for this Event. 

Number of celebrities will be attending this live event. 

Short Film categories:

Category A ) Short films related to Medical Specialty / clinical practice / any issue related to medical field 

Category B ) Short films - Societal cause / Youth inspirations / National interest 

Awards & Prizes

Best short Film – First , Second &Third ( In both Categories ) 

Best Director - First , Second &Third ( In both Categories ) 

Best Actor (one from each category) 

Best Actress (one from each category) 

One from each category:

Best Screenplay Best Editing Best Sound Recording Best Creative Concept Best Animation Best Originality Best Background Music Best Poster Design


Rules and Regulations: 

Applicant can send the Film in  (Video Format .MP4 or .MOV) .via Google Drive link to our official email ID . 

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The film can be Documentary, Experimental, Narrative, Fiction, Non - fiction or Animation.

Film length should be in range minimum 6 minutes to maximum 25 minutes including front and back credits.

The short film can be in any language or any genre. All non- English films must have English sub- titles for festival presentation. 

Each Preview film  should be with details with the Title, Running - time, Contact E- mail and Phone number.

Multiple entries can be submitted. 


Wow ..... Submission of Entries ...    Windows  OPENED 


Opening of Entry submission: From 05 May 2019 

Closing of Entry submission: upto 30 July 2019 

Poster size : A4 SIZE  ( JPEG FORMAT ) 

Entry Fees:  Free

Applicant can send the Film in  (Video Format .MP4 or .MOV) via Google Drive link to our official email ID . 

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Or You can submit entries through platform for short film submission. We have registered our event at “ festival focus”. 

Film should be submitted before deadline.

The Film Festival is not responsible for late, lost, damaged, misdirected, postage due, stolen, or misappropriated entries. 

The festival Jury committee reserves the right to accept or refuse any film without assigning any reason whatsoever. 

Once  submitted for selection will be considered as final and no changes will be entertained after submission. It is the sole responsibility of the applicant .

The competition is open for BOTH professionals as well as students.

All films are judged equally based on: 


Originality (Quality of storyline, and script) Production (Camera work, lighting, and shot composition) Post- Production(Editing, transitions, continuity, and flow) Image (Focus, color, and lighting) 

Acting (Dialogues , expressions , impression etc) Sound Quality (Clarity, consistency of audio levels, and lack of noise)

The decision of selection committee will be final AND binding . 



Short films that are submitted must be the entrants’ original work and shall not infringe on any copyrights or any other rights of any third parties. Contestants agree that they have obtained all required permissions regarding music, sound and/ or images presented in your short film.

By entering the Festival entry , the entrant agrees that the Film Festival committee will not be held liable for any copyright infringements perpetrated by you or your short film. 


Only Top 20  Entries will be screened in festival . 

All entries  will be awarded with certificate of appreciation .

Best performance / awardees will get an opportunities in our forthcoming projects in entertainment industry  , web series , Films & Events etc. 

This function will be attended by number of celebrities  from Entertainment Industry. 


Helpline : Email - / /

Mobile : 9604102508 ( Time 6.00 PM - 9.30 PM ) 



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