The largest filmmaking challenge in the whole world is back. 

Team up and participate with your spirits charged high. All the teams receive a theme the moment the challenge begins and you will have to script, plan, shoot, edit, and upload a short film, in just 50 Hours!

Three categories that you can fit in – 

Mobile (Shoot films on a mobile phone)

Amateur (Team Leaders with none or less than 3 Films)

Professional (Team Leaders with 3 or more Films)

Participate and get – 

  • Exclusive Online Workshop for participants with an industry expert on the first day of the challenge.
  • Get a 2-month MUBI Subscription worth Rs. 400
  • Get a 2 Month Free access to SkillShare to upgrade your skills worth Rs. 1,200.
  • Get 2 Free courses from Furtados School of Music
  • Upload your IFP submission on Watcho and get it featured on TV
  • One weekend pass (Oct 23 and 24) for entry to the IFP Virtual Festival (Oct 21 to 24) worth Rs. 199.
  • E-certificate of Participation
  • Dineout Passport 12 months voucher worth Rs. 2000 on “All City Pack”

Get your films assessed by some of the most prominent filmmakers – 

Leena Yadav – Director of Parched, Rajma Chawal, Teen Patti

Navdeep Singh – Director of Manorama: Six Feet Under, NH10, Laal Kaptaan 

Shakun Batra – Kapoor & Sons, Ek Main Aur Ekk Tu, Searching for Sheela

Made a film that got everyone talking? Here are the prizes – 

  • Awards for Platinum, Gold, Silver, Bronze, and #5 Film in all 3 categories.
  • One-on-one mentoring session with one Jury member.
  • Top 100 films will be broadcasted on MTV India.
  • A lifetime subscription to Final Draft screenwriting software for Top 3 from each category.
  • Top 50 films across combined categories will receive a free subscription to FiLMiC Pro App.
  • Sennheiser Professional Microphones for Filmmaking for Platinum, Gold, and Silver Winners
  • Winning films will be screened at the festival during the awards night to thousands of audiences.
  • Legacy lifetime free entry to IFP’s 50 Hour Filmmaking Challenge
  • Creator’s Pack of MyCaptain.

There are special awards too – 

  • Mobile Category – Shoot your film on vivo X series devices (X50 or X60) to qualify for ‘vivo Filmmaking Redefined Award’
  • All Categories – Edit your film on Intel Evo powered device for a special award

50 Hours Begin: 8 pm, Sep 24, 2021, Friday

50 Hours End: 10 pm, Sep 26, 2021, Sunday

Now’s the time, tell that story and make it big with your next short.

For more – 

Producing music ever felt like a dream? IFP has seen it happen in 50 Hours! 


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