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About IKSFF

Welcome to IKSFF 2024. The International Kolkata Short Film Festival 2023 was a grand success. More than 170 short films and short documentaries from over 25 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 Fourth Year, IKSFF 2024 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, Advertisements/Commercials are also welcome.
All films selected for screening will get laurels from us.
There will be multiple awards.
Festival Start: 23 January 2024 โ€“ Festival End: 28 January 2024

Festival Chairman: Sourav Charkraborty

Festival Director: Saswati Guha Charkraborty

Festival Mission & Objective

International Kolkata Short Film Festival which will take place for the third time from 23 January, 2024 to 28 January ,2024 , 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 23 January, 2024 to 28 January ,2024 , 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 :

23th – 25th January 2024

Physical Festival:

Rotary Sadan on
26th – 28th January 2024

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Rules and Regulations

Festival: 23 January 2024 to 28 January 2024

Kindly Note, The films will be screened either online or offline or on both platforms. Kindly note, all Selected/Nominated/Awarded films may not be screened during the physical screening due to time constrain. The choice of the festival committee will be the final in this regard.

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, and Public Service Announcement Categories and Created after 1 January 2018 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 2018, it will be accepted but will be excluded from the competition.

Rules and Regulations

Online Festival: 23 January 2024 to 25 January 2024

Physical Festival: 26 January 2024 to 28 January 2024

Award Ceremony: Sunday, 28 January 2024 (Kolkata)

1. ย 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.

Nomination 2024, IKSFF

Winners of 2024 IKSFF

Winners of 2024 IKSFF

Our Associates (2024)

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