3rd Online Edition 2022

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Open For Submissions

Gandhara Independent Film Festival 2022

GET READY TO MOVE THE WORLD WITH YOUR STORIES

ABOUT THE FESTIVAL

Submissions for the 3rd Digital Edition of Gandhara Independent Film Festival 2022 is Now Open.

Every year Gandhara Independent Film Festival curates and presents a diverse programme of narrative shorts & features, documentaries, music videos and animated films. We pride ourselves on supporting talent in all its forms and we welcome applications from new and experienced filmmakers, from Pakistan as well as globally. Below you’ll find relevant particulars about submitting your film. Whether you’re a seasoned filmmaker or a fresh new voice, we look forward to receiving your work in our 3rd online edition in 2022.

SUBMISSION CATEGORIES

Narrative films under 45 minutes in length

Non-fiction films under 45 minutes in length

Animated film under 45 minutes

Music videos from around the world under 10 mins


All submissions to the Gandhara Independent Film Festival must be made VIA FILMFREEWAY and FESTHOME

AWARDS & PRIZES

*** Awards, Certificates & Official Laurel (ONLY FILMS FROM PAKISTAN)
In the 2022 and the previous official editions, will be nominated in our competitive Award section. The categories of award will be in narrative short & features , documentary, music video and animated shorts only.

Awards for (Pakistan submission only)
- Best Narrative Short
- Best Documentary Short
- Best Animated Film
- Best Music Video

*** Certificates & Official Laurel (FOREIGN FILMS ONLY)
GIFF will present the selection Certificates & Official Laurel for the films submitted from all other countries as non-competitive in the categories of narrative fiction (short & features), documentary, music video and animated short only.

DEADLINE July 15, 2022

NOTIFICATION DATE August 15, 2022

EVENT DATES September 09 - 13, 2022 (Online)

SCREENING FEE
There is no entry fee for film submissions

SCREENING RULES
Selected films will be screened for free via our website without GEO BLOCKING and will be accessible to watch globally.