74th Venice International Film Festival

74th Venice International Film Festival
August 30 - Sept 9, 2017

This is one of the most unique and the oldest film festival in the world. Over the years the festival has had a noteworthy influence on the history of world cinema. Venice International film festival’s long association with Indian cinema dates back to international premiere of Sant Tukaram in 1937. The festival's importance as a global platform for Indian Cinema was confirmed in 1957 when
Satyajit Ray’s Aparajito was awarded the prestigious Golden Lion.

 In year 2016 Shubhashish Bhutiani's Film Mukti Bhawan received a standing ovation at the festival. The film was screened at Biennale College - Cinema section.

 Paolo Bertolin, Consultant (Venice Film Festival) will be in Mumbai from June 28 - 30, 2017 for pre selections of Indian Films for 74th Venice International Film Festival (Aug 30 - Sept 9, 2017). The screening will be at NFDC office in Mumbai.

 To be eligible for pre-selection, a film should have been produced during the twelve months preceding the festival and should be offered for world premiere only, meaning that they should have not held any public screening before not even in India. All applicants should carefully read rules & regulations at the following url: http://www.labiennale.org/en/cinema/regulations/

 Interested Filmmakers, Producers, World–sales agents, Distributors are requested to kindly send the films in - DVDs/ pen drives, hard drives, DCPs, Blue Ray, MP4, MOV (duly subtitled in English) along with the following details:

 Title of The Film (both in English and original language)
Name of The Director
Duration of the film
Status of The Film (fine cut, rough cut - details about sound, VFX etc)
Short Synopsis 5-10 Lines
Contact details (email id, cell number)

Submission should be send to

Leena Khobragade
Head- Film Festival and Merchandising
National Film Development Corporation Ltd
6th Floor, Discovery of India Bldg, Nehru Centre
Dr. A.B. Road, Worli, Mumbai – 400018
Telephone: 022-66288250
Cell Number: +91-9820463488

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