India Film Project

India Film Project is a content festival held in Mumbai, India. The festival features a flagship 50 Hour Filmmaking Challenge, where participants are given 50 hours to make a film after which a panel of judges select award winners. The competition has run each September since 2011 and is deemed as largest creative collaborative activity. Competitors form teams and are given a common theme to which they then write a script and shoot the films. They have a free choice of locations, equipment and actors. The teams are also responsible for post-production including editing and audio.[1] In 2020, IFP introduced a 50 Hour Music Challenge, where participants produce tracks from scratch within 50 hours.[2]

India Film Project
IndustryEntertainment, Festival
GenreContent Festival
Founded2011 (2011)
FounderRitam Bhatnagar
Headquarters,
India
Websiteindiafilmproject.co

From 2016, the organizers added a two-day on-ground festival in Mumbai which talks about various aspects of creation across films, digital, literature and music with interesting conversations, workshops and performances. Over 20,000 content enthusiasts attend the festival every year making it one umbrella place for creators.

In 2017, IFP also added Scriptwriting Challenge, Storytelling Challenge and Design Challenge.[3]

HistoryEdit

India Film Project (IFP) was started by Ritam Bhatnagar in 2011 as the Ahmedabad Film Project, a competition for local filmmakers. In 2013 it was renamed the India Film Project, admitting entrants from other countries from 2014. The eighth edition held in October 2018 received entries from over 300 cities and 30 countries.

Season 1Edit

The first Ahmedabad Film Project in 2011 received 86 entries from 18 cities. Filmmaker Sanjay Gadhvi was the jury member. More than 600 filmmakers participated in the event.[4] The theme for the filmmaking competition was 'Small things in life'.[5] As founder Ritam says, "The motive of beginning this festival was to attract people towards filmmaking, considered a niche hobby back then". "The festival was meant to be a one-time activity, but the response was too good to make it an annual happening" he adds.

Season 2Edit

 
IFP 2012 Jury Members Vikramaditya Motwane, Komal Nahta and Rajesh Mapuskar

The 2012 Edition saw more than 1200 filmmakers, 120 teams from 24 cities across India, competing against each other to win the title of Best Film. Well-known Filmmakers like Shoojit Sircar, Vikramaditya Motwane, Rajesh Mapuskar and Komal Nahta were part of the jury.[6] The theme 'Ingredients of Good Living' caught well with the filmmakers with some of the best films coming out of the competition.

Season 3Edit

The 2013 Edition of India Film Project saw as many as 4200+ filmmakers from 40 cities across India and neighbouring countries. The film project went online by allowing participants to shoot films from their own cities and uploading online. The project extended their filmmaking hours from 48 hours to 50 hours. The project kicked off on September 20, 2014. Versatile and award-winning filmmakers like Tigmanshu Dhulia, Nikhil Advani and Bejoy Nambiar served as the jury members. For the first time in India, an online film festival was a part of 2013 edition in association with NFDC, which allowed everyone to watch their favourite films online on their computer screen.[7] The winning films of 2013 edition received amazing response such that they were selected for Jaipur International Film Festival for special screening.[8]

Season 4Edit

 
IFP 2014 winner along with Jury Hansal Mehta and Omung Kumar

The 2014 edition of India Film Project was announced on 28 May. The festival claimed to reach out to filmmakers from smaller towns and other countries through previous year's winning film screenings. The official trailer of 2014 edition was revealed on June 4, which featured a military theme. The trailer was shot with extensive use of VFX and sent out the message 'Shoot before you get shot'.[9]

The jury for 2014 edition was announced in First week of August. The jury consisted of one of the Indian cinema's most prolific name Shyam Benegal and much acclaimed filmmakers Hansal Mehta, Omung Kumar and Umesh Shukla.[10]

More than 8500 filmmakers participated in the edition from 85 cities across the world, mostly India, Singapore, Nepal, Pakistan, Indonesia, Dubai, USA and UK. Almost 500 films were made in the challenge over the 50 hours beginning on September 12, 2014.[11]

Axis Bank and Mountain Dew had extended support to 2014 edition so that more and more filmmakers can avail the benefit of this activity.

Season 5Edit

 
Audiences at the 5th Edition of IFP

The 2015 edition of India Film Project took the wings off festival to make it truly international. More than 14000 filmmakers are said to participate in this edition from 18 countries. The 5th season was announced on 15 May 2015 and the trailer was released on 15 June. The 2015 trailer was shot using a technique called visual illusion and garnered huge popularity amongst participants.[12]

 
IFP 2015 Winner Vijay Velukutty receiving trophy from Jury Ketan Mehta, Guneet Monga and Raja Sen.

The festival lined up some very prominent faces of Bollywood who came forward as jury members. Two times National award winners Ketan Mehta and Onir along with film critic Raja Sen took up the mammoth task of judging 700+ films. The festival also saw its first female jury member Guneet Monga who was much appraised by the festival fans.[13]

The festival saw huge participation from south Indian states such as Telangana, AP, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu with huge filmmaking fans flocking to the event. Apart from India, participation was seen from USA, UK, Germany, Singapore, Dubai, Australia, Sri Lanka, Bhutan, Pakistan, Malaysia and other countries. The filmmaking hours started on 18 September and ended on 20 September. Considering the huge scale of festival, the award ceremony is expected to have more than 3000 people attend the gathering.

Season 6Edit

 
Kanan Gill engages with audience

IFP 2016 was the festival's first edition to be held outside Ahmedabad. The festival officially moved to Mumbai as its new home ground. The 50-hour filmmaking competition saw more than 23,600 filmmakers who took part and made 1,220 films over the weekend. The theme announced was 'Top of the World'. The jury for the festival was Madhur Bhandarkar, Nagesh Kukunoor, Sriram Raghavan and southern super director Vetrimaaran. A good number of teams also participated from China, Dubai, US, and 16 more countries.

 
More than 8,000 film enthusiasts at IFP 2016

The grand finale held on 1 October at Mumbai. Tanmay Bhat, Ashish Shakya and Gursimran Khamba from All India Bakchod were seen along with Vasan Bala conversing about how web content in India was catching up pace and becoming a new entertainment destination for millennials.

Kanan Gill lead a conversation on 'How not to make a film' where he took the audience view of content creation. East India Comedy was represented by Sorabh Pant, Angad Singh and Azeem Banatwala, seen conversing with Raja Sen about importance of giving offence. Nikhil Taneja from Y-Films along with Anupama Chopra, Nidhi Bisht and Sameer Saxena from The Viral Fever conversed about the anatomy of making and distributing a web-series, a rather new form of content for youngsters. Karan Talwar and Anisha Rickshawalli joined Raja Sen in discussing about Split Personality on screen. Apart from conversations, the day also included a workshop on short storytelling and short filmmaking conducted by Terribly Tiny Tales and a screening of popular web films by Pocket Films.

The evening also saw Sumeet Vyas, Nidhi Singh of Permanent Roommates fame, Naveen Kasturia, Maanvi Gagroo and Amol Parashar from The Viral Fever. The event was hosted by RJ Megha, Malishka RJ and Rishi Kapoor. The event was attended by over 8,000 film enthusiasts from around the country.

 
Neha Dhupia and Dia Mirza at IFP Season 7

Season 7Edit

The 2017 festival was held at Nehru Center in Mumbai on September 30 and October 1. More than 29,000 filmmakers from 18 countries participated in the 50-hour challenge, creating over 1,503 films, each of them 4 to 6 minutes, on the theme 'Everything is connected' over a weekend. The jury for the seventh edition of the festival was Ram Madhvani, Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury and Vipul Amrutlal Shah.

The 'Best of Digital' awards for YouTube videos were introduced with 5,512 nominations in 7 categories. Two other challenges added to festival were a Short scriptwriting challenge that was executed in association with Terribly Tiny Tales and a Poster Design challenge in association with The Souled Store.

 
Ashutosh Gowariker in conversation with RJ Megha

The festival had 16,000 visitors attending conversations, workshops and screenings. The Viral Fever's new web-series called Inmates had its premiere at the festival, five days before its official launch.

The festival saw the likes of Ashutosh Gowariker, Devdutt Pattanaik, Nikkhil Advani, Irshad Kamil, Prajakta Koli, Nidhi Bisht, Neha Dhupia, Dia Mirza, Kunal Kapoor, Baradwaj Rangan, Kunal Kohli, Harsh Beniwal, Prahlad Kakkar, Siddharth Mahadevan, Vasan Bala and over 80 other speakers.

Cinthol, Maruti Suzuki, Hotstar, Nokia and Gujarat Tourism were the main sponsors of the event.

Season 8Edit

IFP Season 8 saw over 32,000 filmmakers participating and producing 1,550 short films in a duration of 50 hours. The 8th season saw participation from over 300 cities and 30 countries, with teams coming in from USA, UK, Ireland, Australia, Singapore, Dubai, Germany, China, France and more. This was the first time that IFP declared separate theme for each of its categories, namely Professional, Amateur and Mobile. The jury for the 50 Hour Filmmaking Challenge were Sudhir Mishra, Milan Luthria and RS Prasanna.

 
Ayushmann Khurrana at IFP Season 8

The two-day festival in Mumbai was spread across four stages, talking about creation, collaboration and celebration of content. Over 16,000 visitors attended the two-day festival, consisting of engaging conversations, screenings, workshops and Ask me Anythings. The festival saw presence of Alexander Payne, Ayushmann Khurana, Bhumi Pednekar, Kartik Aaryan, Vicky Kaushal, Ashwin Sanghi, Vidya Vox, Shankar Tucker, Bhuvan Bam, Prajakta Koli, Hansal Mehta, Ashwini Iyer Tiwary, Benny Dayal, Kunal Roy Kapoor, Anupama Chopra, Mithila Palkar, Dhruv Sehgal, Rajeev Masand, Vikramaditya Motwane, Bejoy Nambiar, Sona Mohapatra, Mallika Dua, Kaneez Surka, Ashish Chanchlani and over 70 more artists. The Viral Fever's upcoming series Hostel Daze and Dice Media's What the Folks Season 2 were premiered at the festival.

The festival also saw three challenges: Poster Design Challenge for designers, Short Scriptwriting Challenge for writers and Voice Your Words Challenge for Storytellers.

Datsun, Lifebuoy, IMDb, Johnnie Walker and Gujarat Tourism were the main sponsors of the season 8.

Season 9Edit

 
Naseeruddin Shah at IFP Season 9

IFP Season 9, held in September–October timelines, saw over 36,000 filmmakers participating and producing 1,710 short films in a duration of 50 hours. The participation came from 320 cities and 18 countries, with teams from USA, UK, Australia, Turkey, Dubai, Singapore and many more. The jury for the Challenge were Abhishek Chaubey, Anjani Menon, Pan Nalin and Pradeep Sarkar.

The two-day festival was moved to Mehboob Studios at Bandra, Mumbai at a fairly large venue to accommodate the growing community. Over 17,000 creators from 58 cities travelled down to attend the festival, which was spread across 4 stages, with interesting conversations, workshops and screenings. The festival saw presence of Naseeruddin Shah, Javed Akhtar, Manoj Bajpayee, Rajkummar Rao, Divya Dutta, Swara Bhaskar, Ishaan Khatter, Radhika Madan, Jim Sarbh, Devdutt Pattanaik, Vikramaditya Motwane, Prajakta Koli, Zakir Khan, Abish Mathew, Ashish Shakya, Aparshakti Khurrana, Gulshan Devaiah, Anupama Chopra, Anand Gandhi, Kusha Kapila, Jordindian, Be Younick, Beer Biceps, Gaurav Taneja, Kaneez Surka, Gaurav Gera, Ritviz, Naezy Mikey McCleary, Ahsaas Channa, Anand Tiwari, Yahya Bootwala, Amandeep Singh, Kubbra Sait and over 80 more artists. The workshops on post-production, cinematic lighting, pitching, visual effects, use of gimbal, creativity, visual storytelling, self care and many other sessions were introduced to reach out to relevant audiences. The poster of Divya Dutta and Swara Bhaskar's upcoming film Sheer Qorma was launched at the festival amidst much fanfare. Mikhil Musale's upcoming film Made in China starring Rajkumar Rao also launched its teaser at the festival.

The festival also saw huge participation across Scriptwriting Challenge, Storytelling Challenge and Design Challenge. The winning stories from Storytelling Challenge were later converted in to audiobooks. The winning posters from the Design Challenge are being merchandised and sold to larger audiences across India.

Signature, Myntra, Exide, Adobe, Nikon, DJI, Kingston and Gujarat Tourism were the principal sponsors of the season 9.

Season 10Edit

IFP Season 10 saw over 53,000 unique creators participate across challenges and over 27,000 creators attend the 4 day virtual festival.[14] Festival Director Ritam Bhatnagar quoted "Season 10 was nothing short of a miracle. To pull off a festival with over 65,000 unique creators in challenges and virtual festival amidst times when most festivals were getting cancelled has been our feat in itself[15]". The participation came from 343 cities and 23 countries.

The 50 Hour Filmmaking saw approximately 38,000 filmmakers participate and create 1804 short films over a weekend. The festival also introduced a 50 Hour Music Challenge, one of its kind which saw 1,200 original tracks made by 11,000 participating musicians from across 7 countries. The festival saw surge in participation across Scriptwriting, Storytelling and Design Challenge.

The organizers announced a 4-day virtual festival that saw over 27,000 attendees across 3 stages.[16] Some of the people on IFP's stage in 2020 were Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Maiteryi Ramakrishnan, Bhumi Pednekar, Mira Nair, Shabana Azmi, Pankaj Tripathi, Adil Hussain, Kirti Kulhari, Gajraj Rao, Shweta Tripathi, Vikrant Massey, Resul Pookutty, Mumbiker Nikhil, Beyounick, Rasika Dugal, Ratna Pathak Shah, Kabir Akhtar, Karthik Subbaraj, David Jones, Guneet Monga,[17] Madhu Trehan, Kusha Kapila, Mohd. Zeeshan Ayyub, Dolly Singh, Sumeet Vyas, Amol Parashar, Maanvi Gagroo, Jaideep Ahlawat, Jim Sarbh, Pulkit Samrat, Kriti Kharbanda, Priya Malik and over 140 artists on the stage. The festival also saw workshops on cinematography, pre-production, music production, illustrations, doodling, sound design and many more by GoPro, Sennheiser, Spotify, Celtx, XP Pen, etc.

OnePlus, Bumble, Tata Sky, Acer, Fujifilm, MUBI were the main sponsors for the season 10.

Previous Themes - 50 Hour Filmmaking ChallengeEdit

Theme Films Participants Cities Countries Jury
2011 Small things in life 86 620 14 1 Sanjay Gadhvi, Ashish Kakkad
2012 Ingredients of good living 121 1,510 22 1 Shoojit Sircar, Vikramaditya Motwane, Komal Nahta, Rajesh Mapuskar
2013 India can change 322 4,270 44 3 Tigmanshu Dhulia, Nikhil Advani, Bejoy Nambiar
2014 Progress has many meanings 619 10,600 122 11 Shyam Benegal, Hansal Mehta, Omung Kumar, Umesh Shukla
2015 There is a twist in the end 700+ 14,400 184 18 Ketan Mehta, Onir, Raja Sen, Guneet Monga
2016 Top of the world 1,220 23,600 242 20 Madhur Bhandarkar, Sriram Raghavan, Nagesh Kukunoor, Vetrimaaran
2017 Everything is connected 1,503 29,000 262 18 Ram Madhvani, Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury, Vipul Amrutlal Shah
2018 Professional Category - A story of Change

Amateur Category - Experience Change

Mobile Category - Precaution is better than Cure

1,550 32,000 300 30 Sudhir Mishra, Milan Luthria, RS Prasanna
2019 Professional Category - A Tale of Passion

Amateur Category - Your Reason to Road

Mobile Category - What's Stopping You?

1,710 36,000 320 18 Abhishek Chaubey, Anjali Menon, Pan Nalin, Pradeep Sarkar
2020 Professional Category - Brave New World

Amateur Category - Almost Famous

Mobile Category - Stop at Nothing

1,804 38,000 334 22 Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari, Raj Nidimoru and Krishna DK, Subhashish Bhutiani

Previous Themes - 50 Hour Music ChallengeEdit

Year Theme Tracks Participants Cities Countries Jury
2020 Theme - A song about growing up and how things change 1208 11,341 204 7 Dualist Inquiry, Lisa Mishra, Naezy, Raman Negi, Vasu Dixit

WinnersEdit

2020 - 50 Hour Filmmaking Challenge
Award Film Team Leader Team
Platinum Film of the Year - Professional Seven Feet Arjun Suri Zagnaut Studios, Mumbai
Gold Film of the Year - Professional Offline Kushal Verma VermmasillyFIlms, Mumbai
Silver Film of the Year - Professional Chalte Rahiye Janaab Priyansh Lamba The Urban Desi, Delhi
Bronze Film of the Year - Professional The Code Tushar Gupta Pichchar Films, Dehradun
#5 Film of the Year - Professional Meraki Tushar Mahajan Khwaabeeda Films, Delhi
Platinum Film of the Year - Amateur Dr. Pashupal (BAMS) Jithin M Moopans Films, Kannur
Gold Film of the Year - Amateur Woh Ajinkya Patil Intensive Cinema Unit, Kalyan
Silver Film of the Year - Amateur Zipped Divesh Kudvalkar Pickle Jar, Mumbai
Bronze Film of the Year - Amateur Ramesh Sudhansu Shripat Superflops, Jaisalmer
#5 Film of the Year - Amateur Bhavai Karan Soochak Ellipsis Motion Co., Rajkot
Platinum Film of the Year - Mobile One and A Half Foot Man Anurag Tiwari Hello Desi, Lucknow
Gold Film of the Year - Mobile Road To Thumba Gayathri Shankar Chennai
Silver Film of the Year - Mobile The Audition Anush S Kumar AGAMI, Bangalore
Bronze Film of the Year - Mobile Picture Abhi Baaki Hai Deepak Kattar Standalone Productions, Delhi
#5 Film of the Year - Mobile Anjali's Kitchen Tanmay Luthia Black Canvas Productions, Mumbai
Shot on OnePlus Masterji Armaan Mishra Bonfire, Sagar
2020 - 50 Hour Music Challenge
Award Track Team Leader Team
Platinum Track - Electronic Music Genre Time-travelling Soul Belinda Mendes Merak, Mapusa
Gold Track - Electronic Music Genre Changez Ranjani Ramadoss ranj x clifr, Chennai
Silver Track - Electronic Music Genre Nayee Subah Celjo John The Sherlock Brothers, Noida
Platinum Track - Pop Genre Dil'on Ke Mausam Tanmoy Guha Dhi Harmony, Nilesh Bhattacharya, Kolkata
Gold Track - Pop Genre Changing Niank Sharma Broken Echoes, Mumbai
Silver Track - Pop Genre Kyun? Saahil Karmally Team Mellted, Bangalore
Platinum Track - Folk Fusion Genre Ek tootata hua tara Gopal Thakare The seven winds, Mumbai
Gold Track - Folk Fusion Genre SWINGS Jathin Darshan G The Juke Radio, Bengaluru
Silver Track - Folk Fusion Genre Mann Challeya Anurag Singh Sargam, Lucknow
Platinum Track - Rock Genre Kaabil Hogya Mai Harpreet Singh Musicians At Work, Chandigarh
Gold Track - Rock Genre Kho Gayi Doleshwar Atrangi Funkaar, Jaipur
Silver Track - Rock Genre A Thousand Splendid Suns Vidit Tanwar Collision Theory, Mumbai
Platinum Track - Hip Hop Genre Cyanide Nio Endo Nio Endo, Hyderabad
Gold Track - Hip Hop Genre Aaina Harshit Joshi BrahMean, Faridabad
Silver Track - Hip Hop Genre Rangbhumi Aniesh R Rana Rana the Rapper, Nagpur
2019 - 50 Hour Filmmaking Challenge
Award Film Team Leader Team
Platinum Film of the Year - Professional Paul Rishab Joshi @not.just.a.dentist, Nagpur
Gold Film of the Year - Professional Gaura Nikhil Arora Word of Mouth Media, Dehradun
Silver Film of the Year - Professional Perfect Gods Prashanth M Candor Bros Entertainment, Chennai
Bronze Film of the Year - Professional Inside Pranshu shrivastava Brand Icon Studio, Indore
#5 Film of the Year - Professional Tales of Passion - A biopic of an environmentalist Satyarth Singh Lights On Films, Mumbai
My Signature Award - Professional Mere Papa Google Par Jomin Varghese EBC Originals, Mumbai
Platinum Film of the Year - Amateur Janu Rajkumar A Vilvanaram, Chennai
Gold Film of the Year - Amateur Thanthooni Thuruthu Abed Paul 22nd Society, Kochi
Silver Film of the Year - Amateur Mehsoos Chand Mohammad 90's Kids, Mumbai
Bronze Film of the Year - Amateur Anjaan Tushar Gupta Pichchar, Dehradun
#5 Film of the Year - Amateur Bandish Netra Murbadkar Nature Surferers, Mumbai
Platinum Film of the Year - Mobile Kheer Ujan Gangopadhyay UA Productions, Kolkata
Gold Film of the Year - Mobile Itwar Pururava Rao BistroBethak, Mumbai
Silver Film of the Year - Mobile Flawed Ravi Rocker EkJagaah, Mumbai
Bronze Film of the Year - Mobile Shot Down Soham Pujara Mumbai
#5 Film of the Year - Mobile The Dream Project Abhraneel Malakar Abhraneel & Bros., Kolkata
2018 - 50 Hour Filmmaking Challenge
Award Film Team Leader Team
Platinum Film of the Year - Professional The First Drag Harshad Mahadeshwar Dil Ki Baat, Houston, USA
Gold Film of the Year - Professional Dabba Gul Kushal Verma MissMalini Productions, Mumbai
Silver Film of the Year - Professional The Event Aditya Sharma The Visual Architects, Ahmedabad
Bronze Film of the Year - Professional Kaali Peeli Ride Sayan Dasgupta Think BIG, Kolkata
Best Film #5 of the Year - Professional Metronome Akash Singh Kreativ Street, Gurugram
Platinum Film of the Year - Amateur Sveekar Sayandip Sikder Red Matrix Productions, Kolkata
Gold Film of the Year - Amateur Digikal Sunil Negi Liberal Arts Production, Dehradun
Silver Film of the Year - Amateur Netru Indru Nalaai Madan M Frames and Frequencies, Chennai
Bronze Film of the Year - Amateur Maggi Readdyyyeeaah? Dhananjay Gandotra Parichay Originals, Faridabad
Best Film #5 of the Year - Amateur Wake Up! Rishab Joshi Not Just A Dentist Films, Nagpur
Datsun Change Film of the Year - Amateur Bungee Jumping Aditya Chandrashekar Teacup Films, Bangalore
Platinum Film of the Year - Mobile Shit Happens Gayathrie Watchers of the Sea, Chennai
Gold Film of the Year - Mobile Checklist Sailesh Kolanu Divergent Shorts, New South Wales, Australia
Silver Film of the Year - Mobile [?v=C_cu8CmMBCQ Run of Freedom Sheshank Mishra Switch Hit, New Delhi
Bronze Film of the Year - Mobile Dhong Janam Shah Picworx, Mumbai
Best Film #5 of the Year - Mobile Main Aur Raja Mariipeddi Vinay Viveka Vardhan Rama Reels, Hyderabad
2017 - 50 Hour Filmmaking Challenge
Award Film Team Leader Team
Platinum Film of the Year - Professional Parallax Aditya Sharma The Visual Architects, Ahmedabad
Gold Film of the Year - Professional Faulen Kundan Sad CreatEwitty Media Notions, Nagpur
Silver Film of the Year - Professional Ranga Deva Harikanth Gunamagari Kala Media, Hyderabad
Bronze Film of the Year - Professional Dispatched Pranav Chimulkar denture Capital, Bangalore
Best Film #5 - Professional The Audition Nikhil Mehta NJM Productions, Bangalore
Platinum Film of the Year - Amateur Karma Srinivasan Aravind Radiant Studios, Vellore
Gold Film of the Year - Amateur Memento Mori Amogh Kanaskar Broken Tripod Films, Pune
Silver Film of the Year - Amateur Lifeline Rinkle Pagariya Pocket Production, Thane
Bronze Film of the Year - Amateur For The Joy Of It Arjun Suri Blink Arts, Mumbai
Platinum Film of the Year - Mobile Footsteps Kundan Sad CreatEwitty Media Notions, Nagpur
Gold Film of the Year - Mobile Bas Paanch Minute Sagar Kalaria Fikar Not Films, Rajkot
Silver Film of the Year - Mobile Tanabata Suyash Kamat Plot Point Films, Pune
Bronze Film of the Year - Mobile Reminiscence Alok Sinha Pixel Garden, Mumbai
2016 - 50 Hour Filmmaking Challenge
Award Film Team Leader Team
Platinum Film of the Year - Professional Troll Life Rahul Riji Nair First Print Studios, Thirumullavaram
Gold Film of the Year - Professional Gone with the Wind Sagar Kalaria Fikar Not Films, Rajkot
Silver Film of the Year - Professional Binoculars Sayan Dasgupta Think BIG, Kolkata
Bronze Film of the Year - Professional Jamoon Nitesh Nanjudharadhya ByTwo Films, Bengaluru
Best Film #5 - Professional Vertigo Dharma Teja A story by Dharma Teja, Hyderabad
Platinum Film of the Year - Amateur Nagraj in Mumbai Ashish Madurwar WildFlower Pictures, Mumbai
Gold Film of the Year - Amateur Acme Kundan Sad Creat-E-Witty Media Notions, Nagpur
Silver Film of the Year - Amateur Kshuda Dhananjay Kode Parshion, Nagpur
Bronze Film of the Year - Amateur The Bridge Chandrashekhar Mantha Flowing River Productions, Mumbai
Platinum Film of the Year - Mobile Fibonacci Alok Sinha Pixel Garden, Mumbai
Gold Film of the Year - Mobile Black and White Saiprasad S Broken Puppets, Vellore
Silver Film of the Year - Mobile Nithirai Aswin Kandasamy Layman Frames, Chennai
2015 - 50 Hour Filmmaking Challenge
Award Film Team Leader Team
Platinum Film of the Year Koothu Vijay Velukutty Madras Motion Pictures, Chennai
Gold Film of the Year Iris Sai Prasad S Sastra Fotohub, Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu
Silver Film of the Year Kahaaniyan Aditya Sharma The Visual Architects, Pune
Bronze Film of the Year Blank Aman Khan Blank, Mumbai
Best Film #5 Photo Mohan Sarath Chan Blurr India, Trichy, Tamil Nadu
Best Film #6 Passion Aneesh George Team Zero, Kannur, Kerala
Best Film #7 2+1=2 Chetan Krishna Jingchak, Bengaluru
Best Film #8 Next Today GS Redsquad, Hyderabad
Best Film #9 MJ Rahul Riji Nair First Print Studios, Kollam, Kerala
Best Film #10 Khairat Girish Atuvalaipil Project Mayhem, Bangalore
Himalayan Mineral Water Challenge Winner Winner Viraj More Timelight, Pune
Himalayan Mineral Water Challenge Runner Up Runner up Alok Sinha Pixel Garden, Mumbai
2014 - 50 Hour Filmmaking Challenge
Award Film Team Leader Team
Platinum Film of the Year Audition Vignash Studio Untitled, Chennai
Gold Film of the Year Axe Tree Me Piyusha Khadakkar Capricorn Graphix, Ahmedabad
Silver Film of the year And then he thought Ashish LMB Productions, Pune
Bronze Film of the year Laal Amit Shetty Power Drift, Mumbai
Best Film #5 I am Bhushan Nonidh Yadav MVTV Productions, Dubai
Best Film #6 Cycle Nainesh Butti Surat
Best Film #7 Graffiti Santosh Think Cinema, Bengaluru
Best Film #8 I am too Pranav Borse Pixcreed, Pune
Best Film #9 Extra Mile Kishan Chauhan Area 55, Ahmedabad
Best Film #10 Brotherhood Abhishek Thakur The Yellow Bulb, New Delhi
Recommendation Award Lost and Found Sagar Kalaria Fikar Not Films, Rajkot
Mountain Dew Challenge Winner Winner Alok Sinha Pixel Garden, Mumbai
Mountain Dew Challenge Runner Up First Runner Up Aditya Sharma The Visual Architects, Ahmedabad
Mountain Dew Challenge Runner Up Second Runner Up Nainesh Butti Fun Motion Pictures, Surat

See alsoEdit

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