Patriotism means attachment to your homeland. If one is talking about patriotism, the first thing that comes to the mind is the armed forces. Our brave hearts, who think nothing of sacrificing their lives to protect our country and keep us safe.

Now, it’s our turn to show gratitude to them and salute our heroes.Atharva Foundation in association with Pocket Films proudly presents the ‘Patriotic Short Film Contest’. Show us how much the armed forces mean to you; their stories – well known or untold.


Short films, documentaries and music videos of duration not more than 20 minutes (including title and end credits) with the theme of saluting the armed forces. It could be about what the armed forces mean to you, or it could be about a particular story about them that you want to share.

The winning film will be screened at the grand event to be held on 31st January 2018 in Mumbai in the presence of a large and celebrity audience.


  • The participant should be over 18 years of age as on 15th November 2017.
  • The film should be made by a person of Indian origin OR the film should be based on India.

Two Options Available for Participating in the Festival:

  • Participating only for Patriotic Short Film Festival contest.
  • Participating for Patriotic Short Film Festival contest and also availing the distribution offer from Pocket Films which would mean that your film not only gains awareness across various platforms but you also participate in the success of your film through revenue share.


  • The top 3 winning films will receive exciting prizes worth Rs. 4,00,000.
  • The top 3 winning films will also get a certificate and a trophy.

Application Deadline: January 10, 2017.

Click here to participate.


Pocket Films, Gala No.2, Plot No.2,
Udyog Nagar, S.V.Road, Oppo.MTNL Office,
Goregaon (W), Mumbai 400062
Phone: +91 22 28772090
Email: [email protected]

For further details on the same, click here.


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