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Short Film Festival is Live: Submit your Short Film at Dadasaheb Phalke International Film Festival

The Dadasaheb Phalke International Film Festival (DPIFF) is delighted to invite filmmakers worldwide to submit their outstanding short films for consideration at the prestigious DPIFF Awards 2025. Submissions are accepted at www.dpiff.in/nomination.

DPIFF, known for its dedication to honoring cinematic excellence, will award the Best Short Film winner with the esteemed Dadasaheb Phalke Award and a cash prize of INR 1,00,000 (One Lakh Rupees). Additional winners will receive special mementos and cash prizes as follows:

1st Runner Up: Memento + INR 15,000

2nd Runner Up: Memento + INR 10,000

3rd Runner Up: Memento + INR 5,000

The nomination fee for a short film entry is INR 2,000/-

The DPIFF Awards 2025 promises to celebrate talent and creativity in short films. With over 10,000 submissions from 60+ countries, the festival has gained global recognition, highlighting DPIFF’s appeal.

“We aim to celebrate the creativity of short film creators and provide them a global platform.”

DPIFF Awards 2025 will have a distinguished jury of filmmakers and personalities from various fields evaluating submissions and announcing winners during the grand ceremony.

Filmmakers are encouraged to seize this opportunity to showcase talent, connect with industry professionals, and gain inspiration from veterans. Submit your short film at www.dpiff.in/nomination