Eligibility Regulations


Rules and Regulations For Short Film

1. Eligibility

a) Any Short Film produced anywhere in world can participate in Rajasthan Film Festival. The duration of the short film will be for 30 Seconds to 60 minutes.

2. How to Apply?

a) Online Entry – Form of RFF2023 is available on www.rajasthanfilmfestival.com
b) Offline – Applicant can submit in Festival Office.
c) Entry Fee – The Entry fee for short Film is Rs 3000.
d) Entrants are required to submit Pen drive/ DVDs/Blu-ray of the film, packed properly and freight pre-paid.
e) Festival Office Address (Film Submit By Couriers)

“Rajasthan Film Festival”
Kanchan Cassette & Series
Address: S-36, First Floor, JDA Central Market, Near Amrapali Circle,
Vaishali Nagar, Jaipur- 302021, INDIA
Ph.: +91-9672017865 Web: – www.rajasthanfilmfestival.com, E-mail- rffjaipur@gmail.com

3. Nomination List

a) A Complete Nomination schedule of selected films and person shall be put up on the festival website: around September 15, 2023.

4. Format for Jury Screening


Digital v  Blue Ray

v  High Definition – Frame Size 1920 x 1080 .mov, bit rate 25 mbps & above Apple Pro Res 4 : 2 : 2

v  Frame Size – 1920 x 1080 .MP4, bit rate 25

5. Selection Process:

a) Selection of films / videos for RFF 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 sect or is likely to promote racism or ill will in the society.
b) Films once selected and submitted for the Film Festival will not be allowed to be withdrawn under any circumstances, until the Festival is over.
c) The decision of the Selection Committees shall be final & binding on all.
d) Participation in the festival implies acceptance of Festival Regulations.

6. Rights of Festival Directorate

a) Festival Directorate reserves the right to accept or not to accept any film on any ground without assigning any reason.
b) The Pen Drive /DVDs / Blu-ray sent for selection will be retained by the Festival Directorate for Festival Archive. Also, DVDs/Pen Drives containing photographs & publicity material received with the Entry Form will be kept by the Festival Directorate.
c) Decisions of the Festival Directorate regarding all matters not expressly provided in these regulations or which require interpretation of the clauses mentioned above shall be final & binding on all.

7. Transportation and Insurance

a) Transportation and insurance costs of Pen Drives/DVDs/BLURAYs, related documents, photographs and publicity materials from the country of origin to the Festival Office shall be borne by the applicant.
b) For any duties, fees and charges accrued from the transporting of the trophy, will be covered by the recipient, not the Festival organizers

8. Copyright:

a) It is the sole responsibility of the entrant to secure clearance from the copyright holders of any copyrighted material included in the film. RFF will not be held responsible for the unauthorized inclusion of any copyrighted material within or relating to the submitted film. RFF reserves the right to disqualify any film with any unauthorized inclusion of copyrighted material.

9. General:

a) RFF is under no obligation to provide comments or feedback regarding the film submitted to the entrant or any other representative of the submitted film.
b) For promotional / publicity purposes, clippings from any film entered in the festival may be shown on the National / International Television / Local network / Internet or related media during the festival period.
c) Clippings of selected films will be put online on the official website of the festival.
d) Entry Forms with incorrect / inadequate / illegible / ambiguous particulars will not be considered.
e) Anybody can submit one or more than one entries. There is no limit for submission.
f) Any organization, agency, individual producer or director may submit films.
g) The closing date for all entries is AUGUST 15, 2023 and no entries received thereafter will be accepted.
h) RFF 2022 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.
i) Pen Drives/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.
j) The participants must ensure that they have the right to participate in the Rajasthan Film Festival, Jaipur India with regard to parties connected with the production / distribution of the participating film and / or other right holders/licenses.
k) If in this category RFF will receive less then 5 submission, in that condition there will be no competition.

10. Disclaimer

a) All disputes in respect of any matter relating to the RFF shall be subjected to the exclusive jurisdiction of the competent courts and forums in Jaipur.