------------ CONTEST RULES -----------
  • Competition is open to all.
  • The film should have been shot after January 2018.
  • The film should be an original work of the team.
  • Non-English films should contain English subtitles
  • Refrain from using copyright content
  • The film should be suitable for publication and should not contain any obscene, politically or religiously offensive matter.
  • Raw footage should be produced if/when asked.
  • The film should be submitted in either of the formats - .MP4, .AVI, .MPEG4.
  • Materials submitted for participation will not be returned.
  • The participants authorize the organizers the rights to screen the film on their/sponsor website, at the festival and any associated public platforms.
  • The ownership of the film remains with the makers.
  • Any number of entries can be sent by a team.
  • Refrain from using copyright content
  • The short film should be titled in the following format:
    short film name_director’s name (Eg. Inception_CristopherNolan)
  • All the registrants are eligible for BEST POSTER COMPETITION by conducted by Udayavani. Details will be available on the registration form
  • Registration form will be available on chalchitra.udayavani.com , must be filled with correct information to register for the competition.
  • Registration and submission begins from 20th May 2018 and the Last date for submission and registration is 31st August 2018, 23.59 IST.
  • The organizers reserve the rights to modify the terms and conditions of the competition without prior information.
  • The decision of the jury will be considered final.
  • The films which have already won prizes in any other competitions should not be submitted.
  • Organizing committee is entitled to reject any film without assigning a reason.
  • Film submission implies that you are abiding the rules of the competition.
  • By entering the film/documentary into the competition the entrant agrees that they are the sole owners of the film/documentary and any dispute of ownership of any material in the film/documentary shall lead to the disqualification of the film/documentary and the return of the award and money if won.
  • The award winning short movie will be published on Udayavani YouTube on Grand Finale day.
  • Prize money is entitled for Tax deduction as per the Law of the Land.
  • For enquiries contact :
    Nagaraj Kamath       +91 9844993525
    Nithesh Kumar       +91 9844619232

WIN
Best “1-minute movie”
Cash Prize 6,000 + Memento + Certificate

Best “3-minute movie”
Cash Prize Rs. 7,000 + Memento + Certificate
(Theme is “MANIPAL – THE LIFE BEGINS”, only for MAHE students)

Best “Documentary”
Cash Prize Rs. 10,000 + Memento + Certificate
Best Director Rs. 2,500 + Memento + Certificate
Best Cinematographer Rs. 1,500 + Memento + Certificate
Best Editing Rs. 1,000 + Memento + Certificate
Best Sound & Music Rs. 1,000 + Memento + Certificate

Best “Short Film”
Rs. 15,000 + Memento + Certificate
Best Director Rs. 2,500 + Memento + Certificate
Best Cinematographer Rs. 1,500 + Memento + Certificate
Best Editing Rs. 1,000 + Memento + Certificate
Best Sound & Music Rs. 1,000 + Memento + Certificate


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  • Short Film     - Runtime 5 to 15 minutes including title and credits
  • Short Documentary   - Runtime 5 to 15 minutes including title and credits
  • 1 minute Short Film     - Runtime 60 seconds including title and credits