MIFF – 2014 – CUT OFF DATES EXTENDED, NEW AWARDS ANNOUNCED
The entries for the MIFF-2014 (Mumbai International Film Festival for Documentary, Short &
Animation Films) are open and film makers can enter films on-line and also offline by logging on to
www.miff.in. On the request of film makers, the cut –off dates for sending entry in the National and
International competition have been extended to September 30 and October 20 (with late fee).
MIFF-2014 brings a lot of valuable content for film makers. Apart from awarding best director,
awards have been introduced for producer, best cinematographer, best editor, best sound recordist
and best animator. Awards for the most innovative film (named after Pramod Pati) and most popular film of the festival have also been instituted, taking the total number of awards to 34.
The MIFF-2014 will also have a number of special attractions, such as the internationally acclaimed pitching forum ‘Good Pitch Squared’ and a ‘Dutch Children’s film festival-cum-students film workshop’ that will be a run up event to the festival. The festival directorate has also decided to hold parallel screening of National competition films in metros and important cities, from February 3 to 9, 2014, for the benefit of film lovers who are unable to travel to Mumbai for the MIFF.