Guwahati International Documentary, Short and Animation Film Festival

Organised by Jyoti Chitraban in association with
DBH Regional Government Film and Television Institute with support of the Government of Assam

from 22nd of January, 2019 to 24th of January, 2019

Delegate Registration Call for Entry

Documentary Film

A documentary film is a non fictional motion picture intended to document some aspect of reality ,primarily for the purpose of instruction ,education, or maintaining a historical record. Documentary films were originally called ‘actually’ films which from the very beginning were totally based on facts and figures.

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Animated Film

Animation Films are ones in which individual drawings, paintings, or illustrations are photographed frame by frame. Animation is more pervasive than many people realize. Apart from short films, feature films, animated gifs and other media dedicated to the display of moving images, it is also very much used in information technology.

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Short Film

A short film is any film not long enough to be considered as a feature film. No consensus exists as to where that boundary is down. Short films are based on short stories within duration of 40 min from where many knowledge, ideas, resources can be achieved.

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GIDSAFF is totally a new concept to raise those film makers interested in the non-feature section of film-making art as well as the people interested in making short films or absorbing themselves in the field of animation.

For the very first time the cine world will perceive such a great event in the entire North-East India as Jyoti Chitraban is organising GIDSAFF in association with Dr. Bhupen Hazarika Regional Government Film and Television Institute and support from Government of Assam is going to organise Guwahati International Film Festival- Documentary, Short and Animation from 22nd of January, 2019 to 24th of January,2019.

There will be one competition section for the short films made all over India from which the Jury will select five films to screen in the festival. The winners will get prize money and certificates in different special categories. The rules and regulations for joining in the competition are uploaded in the "Rules and Regulation" Section of the website.

Monita Borgohain

Festival Director

Rahul Jain

Festival Curator

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Festival Director
Guwahati International Documentary,Short and Animation Film Festival (GIDSAFF)
Jyoti Chitraban Campus Kahilipara, Guwahati-781019 Assam, India


Srimanta Sankardev Kalakshetra
Panjabari Road, Batahguli
Guwahati - 781037,


(0361) 2380066
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