The films can be made in Telugu, Hindi, English or can also be silent. The festival is open to short films of all production techniques including animation, documentary, drama, experimental or artist film and hybrid work from low and high end. The content submitted must be her/his original work.
The film must be produced in the last 1 year preceding the Festival, i.e. with effect from December 2015 till Dec 2016.
Application must be submitted online at firstname.lastname@example.org in HD format through a file transfer application or via youtube through a private link. In addition 3 sets of hard copy must be sent vide DVD / USB drive to the Samachara Bharati office. “Kakatiya Film Festival” must superscribed on the cover along with the Submission Form which can be downloaded from kakatiyafilmfestival.com .
The festival shall carry the following awards –
- Best Short Film shall carry an award of Rs.51,000/-
- Second Prize – An award of Rs.21,000/-
- Third Prize – An award of Rs.11,000/-