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Qttropix presents its very first and it's very own Film Festival, “Qttropix Short Film Festival” This is a project that was commenced in 2016 in order to empower the aspiring and ambitious filmmakers and gives the much needed platform to the youth by aiding wings to their talents. Qttropix Short Film Festival was constructed upon grounds of square reason and logic. As we all know, cinema is the most fruitful, the most cherished, most financially rewarding and the most popular form of art in this world, this festival is open to those who hold this tender dream.!


CATEGORY : Short Film - Maximum running time- 30mins.


Cash Prize, Trophy & Certificate
  • Best Film
  • Second Best Film
Trophy & Certificate
  • Best Director
  • Second Best Director
Trophy & Certificate
  • Best Screenplay
  • Best Camera Work
  • Best Editing
  • Best Sound
  • Best Creative Concept
  • Best Animation



  • The short film must have been completed after 1st January 2015.
  • The original film may be produced on 35 mm, 16 mm, HD, DIGI BETA, BETA SP, DV, DVD, but the film must be available on DVD presentation for preview purpose.
  • Festival Management will not be responsible if film is not screened due to problem with the DVD
  • Total running time must be less than 30min in length, including front and back credits. There is no minimum running time.
  • The short film can be in any language or any genre. All non-English films must have English sub-titles for festival presentation.
  • Two DVD’s to be submitted along with the entry. ie: "1 DVD & 1 Data DVD mp4 format."
  • Each DVD should be labeled with the Title, Running-time, Contact E-mail and Phone number.
  • Multiple entries can be submitted, but with separate entry forms, preview DVD, synopsis / description, should be enclosed. Each film is considered as a new entry.
  • Qttropix has right to use the entries / send / selected / nominated films, DVD and materials from the film for Festival promotional purposes and to retain DVD copies of each film as part of our festival library.
  • Films once selected & submitted for final screening will not be allowed to be withdrawn under any circumstances until festival is over.
  • The publicity material (Broacher, Stills, Poster, etc.) and a synopsis of the short film to be enclosed with the entry. Entry materials submitted shall not be returned to the entrant.
  • Transportation and insurance costs of DVDs, related documents, photographs and publicity materials from the country of origin to the Festival Office shall be borne by the applicant.
  • Film should be submitted before deadline. QSFF is not responsible for late, lost, damaged, misdirected, postage due, stolen, or misappropriated entries.
  • Entry Forms with incorrect / inadequate / illegible / ambiguous particulars will not be considered. The festival committee reserves the right to accept or refuse any film without assigning any reason whatsoever.
  • DVDs 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 without any physical / quality defects.
  • The competition is open for professionals as well as students. No separate section for student filmmakers.

Mailing Address for the festival office

  • Qttropix Creative Studio, 1202 Akashdeep, Sai baba Park, Evershine Nagar, Malad West, Mumbai 400064.
  • Contact No: 022 - 31921699 / +91 9930831775
  • Email Id: vijayparambil@qttropix.com


  • Winners are selected by a judging panel of industry professionals consisting of independent producers, production companies, filmmakers, and other film industry professionals who may be substituted at the discretion of the Festival organizers.
  • All films are judged equally based on:
    • Content Originality (Quality of storyline, and script)
    • Production (Camera work, lighting, and shot composition)
    • Post-Production (Editing, transitions, pacing, continuity, and flow)
    • Image (Focus, color, and lighting)
    • Sound Quality (Clarity, consistency of audio levels, and lack of noise)
  • No work or artist will be either discriminated or favored by his or her country of origin, language, age, race, education, gender, ideology, or by their economic resources. Every content, every form, every technique will be admitted with no censorship of any kind.
  • The decision of selection committee is final and no correspondence will be entered into Finalists will be notified by mail and/or email.  Qttropix Short Film Festival will use its best efforts to announce the selected films, winners at the designated time, but will not be held liable for any unforeseen delays.
  • By entering the Qttropix Short Film Festival, contestants and/or their parents or legal guardian (if such entrant is a minor) agree to accept and be bound by the decisions of the Festival and its judges, which are final and binding in all matters.
  • Selected films for Qttropix Short Film Festival will be done by a committee whose decision will be final. However, Festival Authorities reserve the right to accept or reject any film that is likely to offend sentiments, feelings or sensibilities of any caste, community, religion and sector is likely to promote racism or ill will in the society.
  • The Festival Authorities will have the right to screen (maximum 5 screening) in different cities of India on non-commercial basis. For promotional / publicity purposes, excerpts from any film entered in the festival may be shown on any Television network / Internet or related media during the festival period.
  • Entrant agrees to be bound by all terms of these official Festival rules and regulations as established herein. Qttropix Short Film Festival reserves the right to extend the Festival deadline for any unforeseen reasons if needed. Entry constitutes permission to use winner's name, likeness, and voice for future advertising and publicity purposes without additional compensation.


  • Short films that are submitted must be the entrants’ original work and shall not infringe on any copyrights or any other rights of any third parties.
  • Contestants agree that they have obtained all required permissions regarding music, sound and/or images presented in your short film. By entering the Festival, the entrant agrees that the Qttropix Short Film Festival will not be held liable for any copyright infringements perpetrated by you or your short film.
  • Qttropix Short Film Festival reserves the right to not screen any film(s) for any reason it deems valid.
  • The entrants may also run the risk of being prosecuted as per the Indian Criminal Procedure Code and the Indian Media Law for any offence or infringement. Racial, religious and regional discrimination shall not be portrayed in any part of the film being submitted.
  • If the winner is under 18 years of age at time of award, he or she must countersign by parent or legal guardian. Affidavits are subject to verification by the Qttropix Short Film Festival. All the legal issues, if any, shall be under the jurisdiction of High Courts only.
  • Qttropix Short Film Festival organizing, selection committee members, juries are not allowed to participate in respective festival as a contestant
  • Entrants will retain all ownership rights to their films submitted.


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