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Organisation : Kerala Forest Department
Contest Name : Wildlife Short film Contest 2021
Applicable For : Indian Citizens
Last Date : 30.09.2021
Website : https://forest.kerala.gov.in/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=697
Wildlife Short film Contest Kerala
By participating in the Wildlife Short film Contest 2021, the contestants agree to be bound by the following terms and conditions.
Related / Similar Contest : Kerala Wildlife Poster Designing Contest 2021
This Contest is open to any Indian citizen irrespective of their age. Employees and associates of Kerala Forest Department (KFD) which includes the staff of KFD and its subsidiaries and affiliates and their immediate family members (spouse, parents, children, siblings, and their respective spouses, regardless of where they live) are not eligible to participate in the Contest.
Entries for the Wildlife Short film Contest 2021 will be accepted from Wednesday, September 15, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. 1ST to Saturday, September 25, 2021, at 5:00 p.m. 1ST. Late entries will be summarily rejected.
How to Participate?
Step 1 : The contestant shall participate by submitting an entry in the prescribed Registration Form duly filled in alongwith the Short film video during the Contest Period.
Step 2 : The prescribed format of the Registration Form can be downloaded from the website of the KFD, www.forest.kerala.gov.in .
Step 3 : The Short film video submitted along with the application form and copy of the identity card showing photo and address of the contestant should meet all the Technical specifications as mentioned in clause 7 (Serial number 7) below.
Download Application Form :
Step 4 : Entries not in the prescribed Registration Form and not in accordance to the prescribed technical specifications will be summarily rejected.
The entries, complete in all respect, should be sent to the
Peechi & State Nodal Officer,
Wildlife Short film Contest 2021,
Thrissur – 680 653 (Phone: 0487 2699017; Mobile: 9447979103)
during the Contest Period.
There is no entry fee for the contest.
Theme of the Contest :
The short film should be related to Nature and Wildlife, filmed in the State of Kerala.
Language of the Film :
The language of the film shall be in English or Malayalam. No other language will be accepted.
Period of Production :
Films produced during the period 2019-2021 only will be accepted.
Entry limits :
Each participant will be allowed to submit only one entry in this contest. If more than one entry is submitted, the entry received first alone will be considered.
If a participant/contestant submits more than one entry in a single cover, the application will be rejected.
Length and format of the video : The length of the video file should be a minimum of 5 minutes and a maximum of 10 minutes. Any camera including mobile phone can be used for filming.
Format : The video file format should be MOV or MP4.
Resolution : Full HD (1920 x 1080 p) or higher resolution.
Audio : Stereo mix or higher
Mode (medium) of submission of video files :
The video file should be submitted in Pen Drive or DVD or Hard disk alongwith the duly filled Registration Form in the prescribed format in a sealed cover.
Once submitted, the medium (Pen Drive or DVD or Hard disk) will be the property of the KFD and the same will not be returned to the contestant.
Also, the video file should be uploaded in the contestant’s Google drive account and the link shared to wlw.shortfilm2021 [AT] gmail.com with “Can view only” permission.
The google drive link alone will not be considered as a valid entry to the Contest and only those entries submitted in Pen Drive or DVD or Hard disk along with the duly filled in application form will be considered for evaluation.
The First, Second and Third prize winners will be awarded a Cash Prize of Rs. 30000, Rs.20000 and Rs. 10000 respectively (subject to pending Govt, orders), along with a Certificate of Recognition. In addition, Certificates of Merit will be awarded to two entries as a consolation prize.
Winner Selection & Notification
** The entries will be evaluated by a panel of judges (Jury). The Judges will be eminent personalities with rich experience in the field of art.
** The Jury’s decisions are final and binding and no correspondence or discussion will be entered into regarding the judging process or any outcomes reached.
** Winners will be notified by email and/or telephone on Friday, the 8th of October 2021.