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8th National Science Film Festival of India 2018

Deadline: Deadline: Always Open30-Nov-2017
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AwardUp to INR 1 Lac
EligibilityClass 6 to 12, college students, independent film makers, production houses
RegionAll India
Scholarship provider contact details

Noida Office A-50, Institutional Area, Sector-62,Noida-201309, UP, India Phone No: 0120-2404430,31,35,36 Fax: +91-120-2404437 Delhi Office C-24, Qutab Institutional Area Behind Qutab Hotel, New Delhi- 110016 Phone No: 011-26967532/26864098 Fax: 011-26510388 Email: info@vigyanprasar.gov.in, nsff.vp@gmail.com

What is 8th National Science Film Festival of India 2018?

Vigyan Prasar, under Department of Science and Technology, Government of India invites entries for 8th National Science Film Festival of India 2018 from students of Class 6 to 12, college students, independent filmmakers, production houses and Government organizations. 

Who can apply for this scholarship ?

To be eligible for the competition, an applicant must -

  • Belong to any of the following categories -
    • Category A - Sponsored films of Government/Non-government organizations and institutions.
    • Category B - Independent film-makers and production houses. 
    • Category C - College students. 
    • Category D - School students of Class 6 to 12.  
    • Category E - Participants from other nations. (Non-competitive)
    • Category F - On-spot competition. 
  • Have produced films only between 16 December 2015 and 30 November 2017. 

 

How can you apply ?

Eligible candidates need to apply both online and offline through following steps -
Step 1: Read all terms and conditions carefully. 
Step 2: Click here to begin the registration.
Step 3: Fill in all required information. 
Step 4: Upload all necessary files in prescribed format.  
Step 5: Finally submit the application form. 
Step 6: Take a print out of the online application form using Ctrl+P. 
Step 7: Send hard copy of the filled in application form along with other enclosures either by hand/courier/post to  - 
Vigyan Prasar Noida Office
A-50, Institutional Area, Sector-62,Noida-201309, UP, India

 

Terms and Conditions

Award Details 

  • The selected participants in Category A and B will receive trophy, certificate and cash reward as under -
    • Golden Beaver - INR 1,00,000
    • Silver Beaver - INR 75, 000
    • Bronze Beaver - INR 50,000
  • For applicants of Category - C, the awards include trophy, certificate and cash reward as under -
    • Golden Beaver - INR 75,000
    • Silver Beaver - INR 50,000
    • Bronze Beaver - INR 30,000
  • For applicants of Category - D, the awards include trophy, certificate and cash reward as under -
    • Golden Beaver - INR 50,000
    • Silver Beaver - INR 30,000
    • Bronze Beaver - INR 20,000

For more details on awards, click here

Application guidelines

  • If the films have bee submitted in previous NSFFs, they are not acceptable. 
  • In case, the films are produced in other languages instead of English, they should contain the sub-titles. 
  • The credits and captions of the film should be legible, clear and within the safe areas. 
  • The duration of film for each category should be -
    • Category A - up to 60 minutes
    • Category B - up to 60 minutes
    • Category C - up to 15 minutes
    • Category D - up to 10 minutes
    • Category E - up to 60 minutes
    • Category F - up to 5 minutes
  • An applicant can submit a maximum of two entries in his/her respective category (Separate entry forms will be required for each entry). 

Important enclosures 

While sending the hard copy of the application form, the applicants need to send the following important enclosures -

  • A DVD or pen drive containing -
    • Film copy in mp4 format. 
    • Film synopsis in about 200 to 250 words in MS Word document. 
    • Film script in MS Word document. 
    • 5 photographs of the film in jpeg format. 
    • One photograph of the director in jpeg format. 
  • A hard copy of film synopsis in English. 
  • For applicants of Category C and D, a certificate issued by the Principal/HOD/Director of the Institution. 

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