Navi Mumbai to gear up for its first ever film festival
Navi Mumbai International Film Festival (NMIFF) to be held from
Mumbai, December, 2013: Navi Mumbai, known as the satellite city to Mumbai, will hold its first ever Film Festival, Navi Mumbai International Film Festival (NMIFF) on 31st January to 2ndFebruary 2014. The festival will be held at the DY Patil Auditorium in Nerul, one of the largest auditoriums in the city. Founded with the idea to showcase the talent & creativity of filmmakers, NMIFF (Navi Mumbai International Film Festival) will give a global exposure to these budding film makers.
The film-goers will have a repository of fine movies of different taste & calibers from across the globe, to enjoy under the sky of this beautiful city. The festival is open to film makers from across the globe, and appreciates all genres of film making.The films to be screened have been slotted in three categories - student shorts, professional shorts and feature films. These categories are inclusive of short films, AD films, animation, documentaries, music videos and social awareness films. NMIFF will be screening around 22 movies throughout the three days of the festival.The winners will be selected by a panel of esteemed jury members and awarded with cash prizes and trophies.
Sachin Khanna, Festival founder and Chairman, NMIFF said, “NMIFF is determined to providing an international platform to talented filmmakers. We want Navi Mumbai to be highlighted as International spot which is yet deprived of any festival like this. This will expose local talent too of the area on world map. This is our first year and we have already received an overwhelming response and are looking forward to a great three day festival showcasing some of the best films.”