Short Films





31st July 2014

Rs. 1500/-


31st August 2014

Rs. 1800/-


30th September 2014

Rs. 2000/-


                              MWIFF does not provide any submission fee waiver to any applicants / film makers


Eligibility & Pre-selection Criteria for Short Film Category

  • Duration of the short films:  45 mins. Maximum running time (including opening and closing credits)
  • Short Films will be eligible for submission only if it has one or more woman as Producer or Director or Editor or Writer(Story) or Screenplay Writer or Cinematographer.


  • Subject / Concept:

There is no particular subject(s) or theme(s), it can be chosen according to the preference of the participants.

(Note: The content should not be inflammatory or derogatory to any religious body or sect of people)

  • Stock shots (if necessary) must not exceed 2 minutes. Films made entirely on stock shots will not be entertained.
  • Films should have not been exhibited on Internet.
  • Silent or Black-and-White Films are also acceptable.
  • Films produced after 1st January 2012 is only eligible for MWIFF 2014.

Required File Format for Submission:

Festival requires intotal 3 copies of films to be submitted.

  • DVD Format for pre selection (2 Copies): Entries for pre-selection shall be accepted only in DVD format. Please send 2 DVDs containing film copies. As the Selection committee will screen the films in DVD. (Note: ‘Blue Ray’ print is not acceptable)
  • .MOV format for final screening (1 copy): MOV ( Apple pro res recommended )   Recommended source format is (1920*1080)  Subtitles should be embedded
  • Trailer & Promotional Materials (1 copy) :

Film Trailer, Poster, Press Kit, copy of  Short Synopsis, copy of detailed synopsis, Director’s Bio-Data, Cast and Crew details, Directors Photograph, Still Photographs of film (2 minimum), Production stills (2minimum), Censorship Certificate (If any) should be sent in a separate Data DVD or Data CD.

  • DVDs submitted for selection will be considered as final and no changes will be entertained after submission. It is the sole responsibility of the applicant to submit DVDs without any physical / quality defects.


  • Sub-Titles

English Sub-Titles is compulsory if language of the film is other than English.

  • ‘Festival Copy - MWIFF 2014’ Acknowledgement Is Necessary Before the start of the Film.
  • The Interested Participant should register their application before the given Deadlines above and send the required materials within 12 days of post registration or else its registration will be declined.


Dispatchment of DVD & Other Promotional Material for MWIFF 2014:

All copies of films to be submitted at MWIFF must be directed to the below mentioned festival office via courier/post

Mumbai Women’s International Film Festival – MWIFF 2014

Oculus Creations – 628, 7th Floor – Ecstasy , City of Joy Business Park,

ACC Compound, J.S.D. Road, Near East-West Flyover,

Mulund – (W), Mumbai – 400 080.

Office Time : 10 am to 6 pm. (Sunday Closed)

Contact No. +91 022 25686980.

E-Mail: /


The  DVD courier package / Envelope should be marked with the following –

‘For Mumbai Women’s International Film Festival MWIFF 2014 selection & cultural purpose only. NOT for commercial use.

For customs purpose the Symbolic value of the courier / DVD package must be mentioned as 2$ only.

None of the courier / postal charges will be borne by the festival.


Note of  Dispatchment:

The festival should be notified through e-mail by the applicant / film maker, as soon as the package / courier is dispatched. The e-mail should contain the following details : Film Name, Tracking / AWB number, Date and Mode of Shipment.

This helps the festival to track down and prevent loss of your package / envelope.


Walk-In Entries for Submission :

We do accept walk-in submission at the above mentioned office address during working hours between 10.00 A.M and 6.00 P.M only.

Film makers should duly fill the complete entry form prior coming to festival office. Filling of Entry Form in office is not permissible.

Online Submission :

Modes Of Payment:

  • Online Payment

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*NOTE: Some Transaction may be as a HIGH RISK transaction by the Online Payment Risk Management Team due to incomplete/invalid/incorrect data submitted by you. "Manual Authorization" is required for such transactions, hence we request you to scan and email us the below mentioned documents for verification of that particular transaction. This is just for satisfaction that this transaction is being done by a genuine cardholder, to prevent any subsequent charge back/loss of money /product/services and/or shipping charges. The documents required are as follows: -

(a) The credit card statement, which clearly shows the card number and the billing address of the card. The statement should be a recent one and should be of the same credit card used for the transaction. We only require a scan of the header section of your credit card statement, which contains this information.

(b) A photo ID of the credit card holder whose credit card has been used for this transaction. This may be any one of the following: -

    Driver's License or, Social Security Card or, Passport or National Identity Card or, PAN Card / Voters Card.


  • N.E.F.T / Electronic Fund Transfer


Bank Name: Axis Bank

Branch: New Panvel (E), Navi Mumbai – 410 206,(State - Maharashtra), India.

Account Number: 9100 2002 1295 803

Account Type: Current Account

IFSC Code: UTIB 0000652

BIC - SWIFT CODE ( If required ): AXISIN BBO 72

*NOTE: Please send us an E-Mail on as soon as you place an order for N.E.F.T for payment of your Registration fees in favor of DOLLPHINS INTERACTIVE SCIENCES PVT. LTD.


  • Demand Draft (D.D) – For Indian Applicants only

DD to be made in favor of “DOLLPHINS INTERACTIVE SCIENCES PVT. LTD” and to be sent along with the courier / postal package.


  • Cash Payment (Only for Walk-In submissions)

Submission fees can be paid in cash at festival office only during walk-in submissions.

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