PRABODHAN INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL

An Introduction to PISFF

Prabodhan International Short Film Festival

The Prabodhan International Short Film Festival (PISFF) is organised for the first time by ‘Prabodhan Goregaon’, a socio-cultural organisation established in 1972.

‘Prabodhan Goregaon’, operating from the western suburbs of Mumbai metropolis, has been working in the social, cultural, educational, health, sports and other fields of Mumbai as well as Maharashtra. Prabodhan is celebrating its 50th anniversary year in 2020-21. In this regard, Prabodhan has decided to undertake some unique activities in line with the present day traditions and mediums. Prabhodhan is determined to take these activities not only to Mumbai and Maharashtra but also to Marathi artists in other parts of India and around the world. One of these initiatives is, Prabodhan International Short Film Festival.

The main aim of this Festival is to provide a platform for Marathi filmmakers and talents from all over the country and around the world by means of short films. Apart from this, PISFF is also intended to enrich the diaspora of Marathi short films by giving guidance on the production of short films as well as its marketing and participation in various international film festivals.

AWARDS & PRIZES

BEST FILM AWARDS

Best Short Film - 1st Prize

Cash Prize of ₹75,000, Trophy & Certificate
(cash prize shared equally between director & producer)

Best Short Film - 2nd Prize

Cash Prize of ₹50,000, Trophy & Certificate
(cash prize shared equally between director & producer)

Best Short Film - 3rd Prize

Cash Prize of ₹25,000, Trophy & Certificate
(cash prize shared equally between director & producer)

SPECIAL AWARDS

Special Award

Best Short Film on subject highlighting
Social, Cultural, Educational, Historical Maharashtra

Cash Prize of ₹25,000, Trophy & Certificate

Special Award

Best Short Film based on Marathi Theatre / Drama Play

Cash Prize of ₹25,000, Trophy & Certificate

Special Award

Best Short Film based on Marathi Literature

Cash Prize of ₹25,000, Trophy & Certificate

Special Award

Best Short Film by Film School Student

Cash Prize of ₹25,000, Trophy & Certificate

INDIVIDUAL AWARDS

Best Scriptwriter

Cash Prize of ₹10,000, Trophy & Certificate

Best Cinematographer

Cash Prize of ₹10,000, Trophy & Certificate

Best Editor

Cash Prize of ₹10,000, Trophy & Certificate

Best Actor

Cash Prize of ₹10,000, Trophy & Certificate

Best Actress

Cash Prize of ₹10,000, Trophy & Certificate

Entry Submissions Now Open

CALL FOR ENTRIES

The Prabodhan International Short Film Festival is now accepting short films from filmmakers across the globe.

Subhash Desai

Prabodhan International Short Film Festival is an ambitious initiative of Prabodhan Goregoan in its golden jubilee celebration year, providing Marathi artists world over a creative platform.

Subhash Desai
Chairman, Prabodhan Intl. Short Film Festival, Mumbai

Fellow Marathis, lets come together at the Prabodhan International Short Film Festival for a celebration of Cinema with our own Short Films.

Ashok Rane
Festival Director, Prabodhan Intl. Short Film Festival

Ashok Rane