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DEPwD, DFF to organise Short Film Competition on Divyangjan Sashaktikaran

DEPwD, DFF to organise Short Film Competition on Divyangjan Sashaktikaran

New Delhi, Jul 17 (UNI) The Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (Divyangjan) (DEPwD), Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment is organising ‘Short Film Competition on Divyangjan Sashaktikaran-2017’ in association with Directorate of Film Festivals (DFF), Ministry of Information & Broadcasting.
The competition is being organised in order to create awareness on Accessible India Campaign and to promote various schemes of DEPwD among common masses.
The Department invites entries from common citizens, Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment said in a statement today.
The participants may submit their entries shot with any electronic devices in HD format only.
The last date of submission of application is August 8.
The applications are invited in three categories viz ‘Short Documentaries’ of up to 30 minutes duration, ‘Short Films’ of up to 5 minutes duration and ‘TV Spots’ (Television Commercials) of up to 50 seconds.
The ‘Short Documentaries’ and ‘TV Spots’ should be based on Accessible India Campaign theme while ‘Short Films’ could be made on various schemes of DEPwD viz: Fellowship and Scholarship; Beneficiaries of Cochlear Implant, Distribution of Assistive Devices, etc.
The ‘Short Film Competition on Divyangjan Sashaktikaran-2017’ will carry First and Second Prize of Rs 5,00,000 and Rs 3,00,000 respectively in ‘Short Documentary’ and ‘TV Spots’ categories while ‘Short Film’ category will carry only one prize of Rs 4,00,000 for each scheme.
The award function will be held tentatively on September 21 at Siri Fort Auditorium here.
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