TechnoparkToday.com>> The prestigious short Film Festival of techies which has been attracting the film lovers – “Prathidhwani’s Qisa” is inviting entries from IT employees all over Kerala. The short film festival which is stepping into its 7th edition is conducted by PRATHIDHWANI – the Welfare Organization of IT Employees.
Prathidhwani Qisa Film Festival 2018( PQFF 2018) has set the platform for IT employees from over 600 IT companies in Kerala including Technopark, Infopark and Cyber Park to showcase their talents. The last date for submitting the entries is 25th November 2018. The selected films will be screened on 1st & 2nd December 2018 at Travancore Hall, Technopark.
This time, there will be a special emphasis on ‘Rebuild Kerala’ by inviting microfilms (less than 3 minutes)too on the theme’Rebuild Kerala’. This will be treated as a separate category.
Along with mementoes, a cash award of Rs 11,111/- awaits the Best Film and Rs 5,555/- each for Second Best Film, Best Script & Best Director respectively. Best Performer (male/female), Cinematographer and Editor will also receive special awards. There will be a cash award for the best microfilm too.
Award ceremony will be held on 5th December at Infopark Kochi. Award winning movies will be showcased after the function.
160+ short films by the Techies have been premiered in Prathidhwani’s Qisa festivals up till now. The winners received the awards from the acclaimed personalities of the film industry: Sri Shaji N Karun (2012), Sri Vineeth Srinivasan (2013), Sri Adoor Gopalakrishnan (2014), Sri Shyamaprasad (2015), Sri Jayaraj (2016), Dileesh Pothan (2017) in previous years.
It’s mandatory that the Director & the scriptwriter should be an employee of an IT company in Kerala. Films that participated in previous Qisa festivals will not be considered for this year’s festival.
For more details, Rules & Regulations
For any queries, kindly contact:
Festival Director – Aswin M C (9645203315)
General Conveners – Amrutha Padmanabhan (9497788509), Sreepathi (9846444379)
Conveners – Madhavan (98958 45342), Deepa (9495580769)
Conveners – Pyarelal(8547872972),Bijumon(98465668696)