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Welcome to IKSFF 2023. The International Kolkata Short Film Festival 2022 was a grand success. More than 190 short films and short documentaries from over 26 countries got submitted. It also received the support and association of many eminent personalities, celebrities, and popular brands. The gala award ceremony was a huge success in the presence of renowned celebrities. Now in its third year, IKSFF 2023 is again ready to attain greater heights.

A few key points:
It will be a hybrid event.
Selected short films will be screened both online and offline.
This year music videos, Advertisement/Commercials are also welcome.
All films selected for screening will get laurel from us.
There will be multiple awards.
Festival Start: 10 January 2023 – Festival End: 15 January 2023
Festival Chairman: Sourav Charkraborty
Festival Director: Saswati Guha Charkraborty
Executive Director: Manas Banerjee
Festival Mission & Objective
International Kolkata Short Film Festival which will take place for the third time from 10 January, 2023 to 15 January ,2023 , is now open for entries. The IKSFF will strive to screen short movies. We would like to invite both professional (established broadcasters, film or television production companies/distributors and independent filmmakers) and non-professional filmmakers from anywhere in the world to participate in the festival. The festival and judgment of the competition will take place in Kolkata, India.
Festival Mission & Objective
International Kolkata Short Film Festival which will take place for the third time from 10 January, 2023 to 15 January ,2023 , is now open for entries. The IKSFF will strive to screen short movies. We would like to invite both professional (established broadcasters, film or television production companies/distributors and independent filmmakers) and non-professional filmmakers from anywhere in the world to participate in the festival. The festival and judgment of the competition will take place in Kolkata, India.
Our venue
Online Festival :
10th – 14th January 2023
Physical Event:
Rotary Sadan on 15th January 2023
our Gallery
Rules and Regulations
Online & Offline Festival: 10 January 2023 to 15 January 2023 Award Ceremony: Sunday, 15 January 2023 (Kolkata)

1.  Submission to the Festival is open to Short Film, Short Documentary, Short Animations, Music Video, Advertisement/Commercials & Public Service Announcements.
2. All the films Submitted by Film Makers to the Festival under Short Film, Short Documentary, Short Animation, Public Service Announcement Categories and Created after 1 January 2017 will be included under the Competition Section of the festival program. If any filmmaker wants the screening of his/her film which is completed before 2017, it will be accepted but will be excluded from the competition.

Rules and Regulations
Online & Offline Festival: 10 January 2023 to 15 January 2023 Award Ceremony: Sunday, 15 January 2023 (Kolkata)

1.  Submission to the Festival is open to Short Film, Short Documentary, Short Animations, Music Video, Advertisement/Commercials & Public Service Announcements.
2. All the films Submitted by Film Makers to the Festival under Short Film, Short Documentary, Short Animation, Public Service Announcement Categories and Created after 1 January 2017 will be included under the Competition Section of the festival program. If any filmmaker wants the screening of his/her film which is completed before 2017, it will be accepted but will be excluded from the competition.

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Nomination 2022, IKSFF
  • 2022

    BEST SORT FILM

    The Curious Wood USA
    Ek Achchi Naukri India
    The Wait Austria
    Timless BULGARIA
    Shikhandi INDIA
  • 2022

    BEST DOCUMENTARY FILM

    Belle-ile in AcadieCanada
    And thus Man Gets Crushed Again & AgainCanada
    Bamboo BalladIndia
    The Lost Children Of KolkataIndia
    Last PoemDenmark
    OraIndia
    ArippaIndia
  • 2022

    BEST INDIAN (SORT FILM)

    BasanthiKerala
    CrescentTamilnadu
    Mute WaterAssam
    Dining TableMaharastra
    Mera Number Kab AayegaMaharasyra
  • 2022

    BEST BENGALI (SORT FILM)

    Bindur SumatiRitam Paul Chowdhury
    Son of VulturesTuhin Sha
    Virgin?Argyadeep Banerjee
    Dugga DuggaPritam Guha
    WarrantPurnendu Haldar
Winners of 2022 IKSFF
Winners of 2022 IKSFF
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