Eligibility & Submission detail

 
FFI/096/2020
September 7, 2020
 
For OSCAR ENTRY
 

Producers are requested to send the following informations/documents.

  1. Date of theatrical release in India/overseas (other than USA) if prior to theatre closures for Covid OR the OTT platform release date with platform name.
    *(In case of overseas non USA release, it needs to be a ticketed theatrical run of minimum 1 week. In case of release in multiple countries, the first country where it was released must be after 1st October 2019).
  2. Copy of Censor Certificate.
  3. Synopsis of the film in English.
  4. Detailed Cast and Crew listing.
  5. Your GST Number
A non-refundable Demand Draft of Rs.82,600/- (70,000/- Service Charges + 18% GST) payable to Film Federation of India at Mumbai to be couriered or hand delivered to our Mumbai office on the following address:
“B-3, 3rd Floor, Everest Building, Tardeo, Mumbai – 400 034”,

*In case the release of the film/s is/are pending ( eligibility period 1st October 2019 to 31st December 2020), we will require 2 things.

  1. A copy of the agreement with a recognized OTT platform where the date of first screening on the platform should be mentioned.
  2. An undertaking on the letterhead of the production house duly signed by the producers. FFI will send you the content for the undertaking which should be duly replicated on the letterhead and signed by the producer or all producers if there is more than one.

Kindly note that in case you are still holding on for a theatrical release, given the uncertainty of the whole situation, we will not accept any film unless the theatrical release has already happened by 15th November.
Even if theatres are slated to open sometime in December, since there would be no guarantee, we will only accept OTT release agreements.


The last date of sending the entry with all relevant documents will be 15th November.
 
The Screening Process
 

The screening process will begin from mid November. We shall get back to you by end October with our requirement mode for the English subtitled content. 

Should you have any query on the above, kindly contact –
Shri Anindya Dasgupta,
Consultant,
Film Federation of India
Mobile: +919819820020
Email: ani16031972@gmail.com


 

Eligibility & Submission detail

 
FFI/092/2020
September 21, 2020
 
All concerned Film trade bodies with a request to inform their members,
 

Entries invited for Oscar Award Consideration.

 

We will soon start the process for selecting one film for the consideration of `Oscar Award‘ in the category "International Feature Film Award” (Formerly called `Best Foreign Language Film Award’).
The exact date, from which we will start accepting the entries, will be intimated shortly.

Meanwhile, your members/producers may be requested to keep the following documents/informations ready,

  1. Date of theatrical release in India/overseas (other than USA) if prior to theatre closures for Covid OR the OTT platform release date with platform name.*
  2. Copy of Censor Certificate.
  3. Synopsis of the film in English.
  4. Detailed Cast and Crew listing.
  5. Your GST Number and communication address.
At the time of entering the film each producer will also be required to pay a non refundable Demand Draft of Rs.82,600/- (Rs.70,000/- Service Charges + 18% GST) payable to Film Federation of India at Mumbai to be couriered or hand delivered to our Mumbai office on the following address:
“B-3, 3rd Floor, Everest Building, Tardeo, Mumbai – 400 034”,

*In case the release of the film/s is/are pending (eligibility period 1st October 2019 to 31st December 2020, an undertaking on your letterhead mentioning the proposed release date and a copy of the agreement page with OTT platform.
The Screening Process
 

The screening process will begin from mid November. As the screening will be virtual, we shall get back to the producers by 31st October with our requirement ie whether we will require Vimeo link or anything else. Either way we will require English subtitles.

Should you have any query on the above, kindly contact the undersigned or my colleague Shri Anindya Dasgupta on Mobile No. 98198 20020 or email: ani16031972@gmail.com

Regards,

Supran Sen
Secretary General
Film Federation of India


 

Eligibility & Submission detail

 
FFI/055/2019
June 26, 2019
 
All concerned Film trade bodies in India
For urgent circulation to your members,
 

Entries invited for Oscar Award Consideration.

 

Like previous years FFI is authorized to select one film for the consideration of Oscar Award in the category "International Feature Film Award” (Formerly called `Best Foreign Language Film Award’). The selection committee set up for this purpose will view the films entered for selection from 16th September as we have to submit the film to the Academy not later than October 1, 2019. The Producers may send their entries either through you or directly to our office in Mumbai. The following conditions must be adhered to:

  1. The films must be commercially released in India between October 1, 2018 and September 30, 2019. The film must run at least for seven consecutive days.
  2. The entries must reach the office of the Federation not later than September 7, 2019. As the films released between October 1 and September 30 are eligible, the films which are slated for release on any later date within September 30th are also eligible.
  3. Each producer whose film is entered for selection will be required to pay non-refundable Service Charges Rs.70,000/- (70,000/- Service Charges + 18% GST) through D. D. payable to Film Federation of India, at Mumbai.
  4. One English Subtitled print/DCP and synopsis of the film must reach the venue between 11th and 15th September’ 2019. Prints/DCP received after the stipulated date will not be considered. Venue for the screening will be Kolkata.
  The members who express their desire to enter the film/s, they can mail us on the following I D - filmfed52@gmail.com or contact the undersigned on Mobile No.9821095649 or our landline number is 022 – 2351 5531. The fax No. is 022 – 2352 2062.

Once we receive the intimation from your members, we shall get back to the concerned person with all requirement details.

You may please circulate the information to your members.


Supran Sen
Secretary General
Film Federation of India


FFI/020/2018
May 18, 2018

 
All concerned Film trade bodies in India
For urgent circulation to your members
 

Entries invited for Oscar Award Consideration.

 

Like previous years FFI is authorized to select one film for the consideration of Oscar Award in the category "Best Foreign Language Film Award". The selection committee set up for this purpose will view the films entered for selection from 15th September as we have to submit the film to the Academy not later than October 1, 2018. The Producers may send their entries either through you or directly to our office in Mumbai. The following conditions must be adhered to:

 
1. The films must be commercially released in India between October 1, 2017 and September 30, 2018. The film must run at least for seven consecutive days.
2. The entries must reach the office of the Federation not later than September 8, 2018. As the films released between October 1 and September 30 are eligible, the films which are slated for release on any later date within September 30th are also eligible.
3. Each producer whose film is entered for selection will be required to pay non-refundable Service Charges (amount to be notified later) through D. D. payable to Film Federation of India, at Mumbai.
4. One English Subtitled print/DCP and synopsis of the film must reach the venue between 10th and 14th September’ 2018. Prints/DCP received after the stipulated date will not be considered. We are finalising the venue for screening and the same will be intimated shortly.
 
The members who express their desire to enter the film/s, they can mail us on the following I D - filmfed52@gmail.com or contact the undersigned on Mobile No.9821095649 or our landline number is 022 – 2351 5531. The fax No. is 022 – 2352 2062.
 
Once we receive the intimation from your members, we shall get back to the concerned person with all requirement details.
 
You may please circulate the information to your members.
 

With regards,

 
Supran Sen
Secretary General
Film Federation of India

 

FFI/080/2017
July 31, 2017

 
All concerned Film trade bodies in India
For urgent circulation to your members
 

Entries invited for Oscar Award Consideration.

 

Further to our earlier communication dated 12th July’ 2017 we wish to inform you that the last date for submitting the films is September 10, 2017. Regarding the submission of Print/DCP we have already intimated to you.

 

With regards,

Sincerely,

 
Supran Sen
Secretary General
Film Federation of India

 
FFI/059/2017
July 12, 2017
 
All concerned Film trade bodies in India
For urgent circulation to your members
 
Entries invited for Oscar Award Consideration.
 

Like previous years FFI is authorized to select one film for the consideration of Oscar Award in the category "Best Foreign Language Film Award". The selection committee set up for this purpose will view the films entered for selection from 16th September as we have to submit the film to the Academy not later than October 1, 2017. The Producers may send their entries directly to our office in Mumbai. The following conditions must be adhered to:

   
1. The films must be commercially released in India between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. The film must run at least for seven consecutive days.
   
2. As the films released between October 1 and September 30 are eligible, the films which are slated for release on the last Friday of the month, 29th September may also be considered.
   
3. Each producer whose film is entered for selection will be required to pay non-refundable Service Charges of Rs.50,000/-(Rupees Fifty Thousand Only) through D. D. payable to Film Federation of India, at Mumbai.
   
4. One English Subtitled print/DCP and synopsis of the film must reach the venue between 10th and 14th September' 2017. Prints received after the stipulated date will not be considered. We are finalising the venue for screening and the same will be intimated shortly.
 
The moment any of your members expresses their desire to enter the film, they can mail us on the following id- filmfed52@gmail.com or contact the undersigned on Mobile No.9821095649 or Shri Anindya Dasgupta, Deputy Secretary on Mobile No. 9819820020. Our landline number is 022 - 2351 5531. The fax No. is 022 - 2352 2062.
 
Once we receive the intimation from your members, we shall get back to the concerned person with all requirement details.
 
You may please circulate the information to your members.
 
With regards,
 
Sincerely,
Supran Sen
Secretary General

Film Federation of India

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