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Non Feature Films include Short/Doc/Animated Films ( ALL FORMATS, ALL GENRES ARE ACCEPTED FROM ALL CONTINENTS)



1. Duration for competition category: ( 1 minute to 45 minutes Only for Documentary Film/s & Short Fiction Film/s and Animation Films)
2. All films / documentaries shot on film or Video (Analog / Digital format) between 1st January 2017 to 31st December 2019 within a running duration.

3. Entries of all films / documentaries (hereafter collectively called Films) shall be accepted only in Pan dirve and J2K format.

4. There shall be Three categories in the festival: short fiction film, documentary film, animation film :

  • [A] - To be eligible for short film category competition section, a film must be less then 45 minutes in duration.
  • [B] - Documentary competition section must not exceed duration of more then 45 minutes and if its equal and more then 45 minutes in duration then its Feature Documentary Category.
  • [C] - Animation competition section must not exceed duration of more then 45 minutes means it must be less than 45 minutes in duration and if its equal and more then 45 minutes in duration then its Feature Animation Category.

5. If a film is not eligible to be entered in any category (short fiction film, animation film and documentary film) will be not eligible for Film Festival competition..

6. If language of the film is other than English, it must be dubbed or sub-titled in English.

7. Films may be entered by any organization, agency, individual producer or director.

8. A complete screening schedule of selected films shall be put up on the festival website: around 1st January 2020.

9. Transportation and insurance costs of DVDs / Pan dirve related documents, photographs and publicity materials from the country of origin to the Festival Office shall be borne by the applicant and RIFF will Not Return DVD / Pan drive so pl not ask for Return DVD / Pan drive Copy after Festival.

10. RIFF 2018 would be allowed to use all photographs and publicity materials received along with the Entry and the same will not be returned to the entrants.

11. Student / Diploma films / videos cannot be considered as Director's First film..

12. The Festival Authorities will have the right to screen (maximum 5 screening) in different cities of India on non-commercial basis.

13. Entry Forms with incorrect / inadequate / illegible / ambiguous particulars will not be considered.

14. DVDs/ Pan drive 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/ pan drive without any physical / quality defects.

15. All shortlisted entries will receive a certificate.

16. Anybody can submit one or more than one entry. There is no limit for submission.

17. Films once selected and submitted for the final screening will not be allowed to be withdrawn under any circumstances, until the Festival is over.

18. DVD’s/ Pan drive of films may also be sent for purposes of selection (selection committee of RIFF) only so as to reach the Festival Director not later than 31st December , 2019.

19. DVD’s / Pan drive may also be sent through diplomatic channels and RIFF will Not Return DVD/pan drive so pl not ask for Return DVD Copy / Pan drive after Festival.

20. The Festival Director may also invite films it considers of interest.
21. The below Form, duly filled in, separately for each film proposed to be entered should reach the Festival Director by 31st December , 2019.

22. Films will normally be screened in their original language/version. Films in language other than English must have subtitles in English. Films that arrive without subtitles, or with subtitles other than in English, where such subtitles are required, shall not be screened in the Festival.

23. Entries under the all categories under Non Feature Film ( Short/Documentary/Animation ) shall not be compulsary certified by Information and Broadcasting Ministry or Central Board of Film Certification, India.
24. For promotion of films entered in the Festival on television, producers/authorised entrants are requested to supply four excerpts of the film(s) entered, each of a maximum duration of three minutes, to the Festival Director. These should be supplied preferably on DVC Pro format or Beta (PAL system) format.

25. Classroom and advertising films are not eligible for participation in any section.
26. Films not presenting sufficient technical qualities for good public screening can be refused after checking of the prints by the Print Checking Unit of the Festival Director.
27. The participants must ensure that they have the right to participate in the RIFF - Rajasthan International Film Festival, Jaipur India with regard to parties connected with the production / distribution of the participating film and / or other right holders/licenses.
28. Participation in the Festival implies acceptance of these Regulations. Once Film Submit in Festival and Deposit Submission Fees after that Festival will not Refund Submission fees against any reason for withdrawal film.

29. The Festival Director will decide all matters not expressly provided for in these regulations but in conformity with the provisions of the International Regulations for film festivals and its decisions shall be final and binding on all parties.
30. The Festival RIFF - Rajasthan International Film Festival will not consider films in Special Screening ( RIFF PANORAMA - Feature & Non Feature), if its submit or selected or screen in other film festival in same city/state means Jaipur/Rajasthan in same time duration or year.


Correspondence and Shipping Address:


All correspondence, publicity materials, Pan Drive / Hard Drive / DVD’s and film prints should be addressed to:


RIFF - Rajasthan International Film Festival
406, 4th Floor, "GURU KRIPA TOWER"
C-43, Mahaveer Marg, C-Scheme,

JAIPUR - 302001 Rajasthan, INDIA

Phone : 09414044548   Email : -



Film Entry Submission Last Date: 31st December , 2019


Entry Fees : FOR FILM MAKERS [ NON COMMERCIAL ] -  5000/- Indian rupees OR US $100 ( Its include Screening of Films ) for Duration less then 45 min.

FOR  STUDENTS - 2500/- Indian rupees OR US $50 [ PROOF OF STUDENT IS A MUST for 50% Discount ] ( Its include Screening of Films )


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