2020 BISFF

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7 Feb 2020 BISFF has been approved as an Oscar Academy Qualifying Festival

Movie lovers and filmmakers in the city have a lot to look forward to, now that Bangalore International Short Film Festival (BISFF) has also been approved as an Oscar Academy Qualifying Festival in the short film section.

7 Feb 2020 Bengaluru short film festival gets Oscar accreditation

The Bengaluru International Short Film Festival (BISFF) is completing ten years this year. While that by itself is cause for celebration, the festival has been approved as an Oscar Academy Qualifying Festival for the Short Film Awards.

7 Feb 2020 Bengaluru short film festival gets Oscar accreditation

Bangalore International Short Film Festival (BISFF) has been approved as an Oscar Academy Qualifying Festival in the short film section.

14 Aug 2018 This year, Bengaluru International Short Film Festival will focus on web series and VFX

The sixth edition of the city-based film festival will include screenings, workshops and master classes.

9 July 2018 Kannada short at the Miami Film Fest

Vighatane talks about how an incident like sexual harassment affects not just one person but all those involved

24 Sept 2018 Debut short film wins 21-yr-old Bengalurean Canadian honour

City boy Vivek Anand’s debut short film Chrono has bagged him the “Best Innovator” award at a Canadian film festival.

26 Sept 2015 Social media gives short films a boost

Short films — not the kind with an undertone of activism, but that which entwines imagination and storytelling — are creating waves in the international festival circuit.

22 Feb 2019 Juggling between the arts

Last year Nikhil Manjoo’s Reservation, created ripples not just at BIFFes 2018 but also across the state for its powerful portrayal, narration and acting.

19 May 2019 Telling stories of change

By profession, Jerrin Chandan is a lecturer with the Department of English at St Joseph’s Evening College in Bengaluru. By passion, he is a short film maker, whose work has been applauded at international film festivals across the globe.

25 Sept 2018 The couple in 'Pon Maalai Pozhudhu' talks in mind voice

The idea of making a feature film always excited Priyadarshini S. And it was one such spark that led her to direct her first short, Pon Maalai Pozhudhu,which has won her much acclaim.

26 Sept 2015 Techies by profession, entrepreneurs by vocation: The Techie Brain Films team wants to have it all

The general idea is that there has to be a clear demarcation between an entrepreneur’s and a non- entrepreneur’s life. That our devotion is only deserved by those who have given up the requisites- corporate job, large pay check, sleep, etc.-, to follow through with a dream.

16 Nov 2016 I dream to be a director soon

Despite being a fresh face in the Kannada film industry, Ashwin Rao Pallakki is confident about his upcoming project ‘Kirik Party’. His dream to work with actor Rakshit Shetty came true with this project.

27 Aug 2015 A departure from cliches

This 22-year-old city girl will screen her short film for the first time at the Bangalore International Short Film Festival

17 Jan 2016 How Kashmiri Filmmakers Reacted to Three Bloody Summers of 2008-10

The three bloody summers of J&K between 2008 and 2010 turned into a resource pool for budding documentary filmmakers.

27 June 2016 Amol Bidkar's short film receives positive response

Director Amol Bidkar, who is known for his fiction show 'Runji' on Star Pravah has been creating waves with his short film 'Chalo Na Wali'. The film is in Hindi and stars Ranjeet Jog, Yogini Pophale, Smruti Patkar, Mahadev Jadhav and Gauri Deshmukh.

9 Jan 2019 ShortsTV goes to India!

To celebrate the launch of ShortsTV in India, our production team flew to Bengaluru to cover one of India’s premier short film festivals, the Bengaluru International Short Film Festival (BISFF), which screens over 200 films from 50 countries around the world.

19 May 2015 Call For Entry: Bangalore International Short Film Festival

About The Film Festival: Bangalore International Short Film Festival (Or) BISFF is a premium short film festival, which is organized by Suchitra Film Society In 2010.

10 May 2019 If your require assistance in making Short Films, then do call, message or write to us NOW

Short films catch the attention of people by spreading a sensible message in a less amount of time.

2017 Bengaluru International Short Film Festival

Roman Polanski, Martin Scorcese, James Cameron, George Lucas, Steven Spielberg, Christopher Nolan, Girish Kasaravalli, Vidhu Vinod Chopra…you are in truly great company if you are a short filmmaker.

2018 BISFF - Bengaluru International Short Film Festival

We are happy to partner once again with the Bengaluru International Short Film Festival (BISFF) in its 8th edition! Over 200 films in multiple languages from across the globe will be screened, with 3 competition sections, several film packages, seminars, talks and workshops. For the first time the films will be screened at 3 venues, including the Bhavan on August 18 and 19, 2018.

21 Aug 2015 Bengaluru short film fest from August 28

Suchitra Film Society to hold its fifth edition of Bengaluru International Short Film Festival (BISFF 2015) from August 28 to 30.

13 Aug 2018 Bangalore International Short Film Festival

A film festival that brings to life stories from across the world,catch the many genres and ideas that celebrate this format of film making.

21 May 2015 5th Bengaluru International Short Film Festival, 2015 August 28-30, 2015

It’s that time of the year when the Bengaluru International Short Film Festival calls for participation. The festival, organised by Suchitra Film Society is set to take place between August 28 and 30, 2015. The four year old festival has come to establish itself in the Bengaluru calendar as well as in international film circles.

3 Sep 2015 Fliqvine's online short film festival begins

Fliqvine, a social video-on-demand startup in collaboration with Bangalore International Short Film Festival (BISFF), has brought to movie lovers a large collection of short films that can be watched at the click of a button.

3 Sep 2015 Bangalore International Short Film Festival goes online

Fliqvine and BISFF has decided to bring a curated list of 26 short-films for you to watch on the interwebs. The films will be available until the 7th of September and it costs INR.100 for the package.

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20 Aug 2014 Bangalore International Short Film Festival 2014 from 22nd Aug

2014 Bangalore International Short Film Festival to be conducted from 22nd August and will be continued till 24th August 2014. The film festival will be organized by the Suchitra Film Society.

21 May 2015 Call For Entries: 5th Bangalore International Short Film Festival

One of India's leading short film festival, the Bangalore International Short Film Festival (BISFF) is open for entries. Hosted by the Suchitra Film Society, the film festival showcases the best short films from all over the world.

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10 Sep 2015 Anand Varadaraj Of BISFF On Where Indian Shorts Fall Short & Running The Fastest Growing Indian Film Fest!

This year's Bangalore International Short Film Festival was more than just a success.

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281 Flicks Across 3 Days at The Bangalore International Short Film Festival

A weekend full of bite-sized delights for the city's film buffs, featuring short films from 85 countries.

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Bangalore International Short Film Festival

Suchitra Film Society is organising a three-day Bangalore International Short Film Festival at its campus. After receiving more than 500 submissions from six Continents – 50 plus countries, involving 65 plus languages films, now you can watch some of the selective films. National, International and regional films will be screened here and out of them the best International, Indian - Non Students/ Professionals, Indian Competition – Students and Karnataka Korner will be awarded.

7 Oct 2017 These are The Top Short Film Festivals in India – Festival Guide

Find here the list of Top Film Festivals in India that accepting short Film Submission. So, you produced a short film, now what next? Submitting that to any best short film festival- that you can do! Here, ours this list comprises India’s best short film festivals submission details, deadline, submission fees and the festival info.

10 Sep 2015 600$ To Bengaluru International Short Film Festival 2015

The Bengaluru International Short Film Festival (India) has chosen the short film 600$, directed by Oriol Cardús, for competing during its fifth edtion which is opening tomorrow, Friday 28th August.

1 March 2014 The Way We Live – A Festival of International Short Films on Differently Abled

The Way We Live – Mark II/Indian Edition – The International Short Film Festival will travel through Kolkata, Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Chennai, Trivandrum and Bangalore. This Festival on disability is curated by Gregor Kern from Germany, together with Dr. Mohan Agashe in India.