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The competition is open to independent film-makers of Odisha and Beyond.. Films will be considered for competition only if they are of a total running time of 12 minutes or less.



Summa Real Media Pvt. Ltd.

#644/3019, Jagamara, Khandagiri, Bhubaneswar – 751030



Amarendra Mohapatra - Mob : 7077705291


All submitted materials will become the property of NEWS7 for a period of Two Year from the telecast of the Film in the said media platforms. These materials cannot be returned. By submitting this material and signing the release form, you acknowledge NEWS7’s right to copy any material for the organization’s commercial / non-commercial purpose.


Your production may use any video format to capture or create moving images. You can also create an animated video or use photographs and captions to create a visual slideshow. Whichever format you choose, in the end, it should be original, creative and sends out a message.

Your final video should be submitted in MP4, MPEG, MOV or WMV formats. Movie should be of 25fps and HD quality.


Entries will be screened and judged by an independent and non-partial panel comprising film makers, artists, writers and educators.


The top three videos selected by the judging panel will be awarded certificates and cash prizes: First prize – Rs. 50,000; Second prize – Rs. 30,000; Third prize – Rs. 20,000. There will be other certificates and cash Prizes for Best Direction, Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Screenplay, Best Story, Best Music, Best Dialogue, Best Cameraman, Best Cinematographer, Most popular on Youtube etc. And all these categories will be awarded with Rs. 10,000 in cash

The top ten films selected by the judging panel will be specially screened to a public audience at the NEWS7 SHOWCASE FILM FESTIVAL at Glittering Function followed by the Showcase Award Show. The prize ceremony will be done on the same day.



Best Film Ist Prize – Rs. 50000/-

Best Film 2nd Prize – Rs.30000/-

Best Film 3rd Prize – Rs.20000/-

All other Categories – Rs. 10000/- Each

In case of any controversy on a matter not mentioned in the above regulations, the Organizers will decide on appropriate action. The Organizers' word shall be final and binding.

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