National Short Film & Music Video Festival @ Anna University [Prize Worth Rs. 2.5L, Feb 9-10]: Submit by Jan 23: Expired


AAKKAM National Short Film & Music Video Festival 2018 is organised by Educational Multimedia Research Centre, Anna University, Chennai on February 09 – 10, 2018. Competition welcome participation in short film in the category of commercial and specified theme.


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Requirements for Short Film

  • Films completed after May 2017
  • Maximum duration: 14 minutes
  • Country of production: India
  • Screening format: MP4/Mov
  • Accepted genres: Fiction

Note: The short films whose dialogues are in Tamil, Hindi or other Indian Languages should have English subtitles.
Requirements for Participation

  • Natural or legal entities of any nationality can participate.
  • The number of short films that you can enter into competition is limited to two short films per director.
  • Only short films that have not been previously exhibited in other National film festival will be accepted.
  • The film cannot be a reduced or extended version of another short film made previously for this festival.
  • Only short films with completion date after May, 2017 can compete.


  • Best Short Film, Commercial (Best 3): INR 50,000; 30,000; 20000
  • Best Short Film, Theme (Best 3): INR 50,000; 30,000; 20000
  • Best Music Video, Only Theme Based (Best 3): INR 20,000; 15,000; 10,000

Submission Guidelines

  • To participate, fill the application form. For form, click here.
  • Submit the registration form online  to
  • Send your film by DVD via Post along with the Application to Anna University. For address, click here. 

Registration Fee
Registration Fee for present contest is INR 300.
Important Dates

  • Last date of Submission: Jan 23
  • Event: Feb 9-10

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