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The Curator Channel  in collaboration with All Time Movies Pvt. Ltd. presents CIFA – Curator Intercollegiate Film Awards

The Curator Channel in collaboration with All Time Movies Pvt. Ltd. presents CIFA – Curator Intercollegiate Film Awards

Mumbai-Kabir Ali
The Curator Channel in collaboration with All Time Movies Pvt. Ltd.
presents
CIFA – Curator Intercollegiate Film Awards

India’s first Intercollegiate Short Film/ Video Competition, Mumbai 2017 spearheaded by Kranti Shanbhag Founder & Promoter of The Curator Channel

CIFA Jury/ Panel- Deepak Tijori (Film Actor, Director & Producer); Imtiaz Punjabi (Film & TV Director & Writer); Zakir Hussain (Film Actor); Sudhanshu Pandey (Film Actor, Model & Composer); Vivek Mushran (Film & TV Actor); Manoj Santoshi (Screenwriter & Actor); Deepa Surana (Censor Board Member CBFC)

Special Guests- Sajid Ali Khan (Music Directo Sajid – Wajid) & Sudesh Lehri (Indian Standup Comedian), Lot of television Actor & Actresses , Actress Kainaat Arora

Partners- Bombay coffee House & Mii Secretary App

CIFA is an event with an exciting competitive opportunity which encourages the college going students to plan out a career in Creative Movie Making and enhance their inner talents which can be identified and nurtured by Industry Experts.

Over 300 individual students from 70+ colleges have registered themselves to enter CIFA & more than 70 short films, music videos and Ad films have been submitted.

CIFA awards will be held on 16th Sept at Rangsharda Auditorium Mumbai has been categorized into 2 category of awards.

1. The Critics Choice Awards: Each film submitted will be judged by a panel of well endowed and venerated judges, who individually have abundant industry experiences. Each of these films will be judged in accordance to the following critics categories:

a. The Best Short Film – A nomination of 5 films will be selected, of which the best will be declared “The Winner”.

b. The Best Cinematographer- A nomination of 5 films will be selected, of which the best will be declared “The Winner” .

c. The Best Director- A nomination of 5 films will be selected, of which the best will be declared “The Winner” .

d. The Best Screenplay Writer – – A nomination of 5 films will be selected, of which the best will be declared “The Winner”.

e. The Best Editor – A nomination of 5 films will be selected, of which the best will be declared “The Winner”.

f. The Best Lyricist – – A nomination of 5 films will be selected, of which the best will be declared “The Winner”.

g. The Best Actor – – A nomination of 5 films will be selected, of which the best will be declared “The Winner”.

i. The Best Ad Film – A nomination of 5 films will be selected, of which the best will be declared “The Winner” .

2. The People’s Choice Award- The film getting the maximum views on YouTube portal of The Curator Channel will be declared “The Winner”. The Winner gets a “Free Goa Trip” for 6 members of the winning team.

Kranti Shanbhag – Entrepreneur / Mentor started this project were he wants to give a platform to college going student who pose the ability to showcase their talent in front of Bollywood celebrities. He is also a partner in ATM – All time movies Pvt. Ltd. “We at The Curator Channel follow a simple motto Reach Your Dreams. We believe in creating opportunities wherever possible and we aim to profile selected filmmakers and promote their films both before and after our festival. We bring the work of talented creatives to an appreciative and intelligent audience” post marking his expertise in other business, Kranti Shanbhag wishes to give it back to the society through this 1st of its kind Intercollegiate Short Film/ Video Competition – CIFA

About The Curator Channel-
The Curator Channel is a platform for Independent Filmmakers to showcase their talents! The aim is to give the abundant budding talent of this country, an opportunity to express themselves, the idea is simple, a fair unbiased platform to allow the emerging best to showcase their talents and nurture it!

We promote the best of talents on a scale that is unparalleled. Content can be but not limited to genres like Vlogs, Dance, Music, Spoofs, Gags, Parodies, Stand ups, Short Films, Plays, Documentaries, Animation Videos etc. Anything that you feel is worth the world to see, we will make it happen!

In support with ATM(All Time Movies) Production house The Curator Channel aims to create a talent pool of for the ever growing entertainment industry and allow people with the skills, desire and passion to succeed. ‘You don’t need a God Father if you can make one!’