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49th International Film Festival of India

Goa, India, November 20 to 28, 2018

Call for entries

(Narrative feature films)

The International Film Festival of India is currently accepting entries for its 2018 edition.

All films must be submitted directly to the festival.

  • Submission Format: DVD
  • Competitive: Yes
  • Entry fees: None


  • The festival presents fiction feature length films with a minimum duration of 70 minutes;
  • Films must be Indian Premieres;
  • Films must have been completed after 1st September 2017.
  • Films entered must be presented in their English original version or with English subtitles.

The International Film Festival of India (IFFI) is the oldest and a leading film festivals in India. Two sections are showcasing recent international features: International Competition and World Cinema. Several awards come with cash prizes for a total of 200 000 U.S. dollars notably the Best Film Award with 40,00,000 Rs to be shared between the producer and the director, Best Actress, Best Actor, etc. The festival highlights debut-features by presenting the Centenary Award for the Best Debut feature with 10,00,000 Rs.

Telefilm Canada recognizes selection in the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) as part of its Success Index and may provide assistance through the International Festival Participation Program.