IFFI Goa News

IFFI: Delegates, organisers exchange heated words

Feuds between delegates and organisers is a usual affair at IFFI every year as there’s a huge mismatch between number of the delegates who register to watch a film and the number of cumulative seats available to accomodate them.

For this year and next, IFFI looks for best makers of short films from across India

From the short film scripts submitted, 10 will be selected for ‘grooming’.  During the grooming process of the fimmakers, they will receive guidance from ‘mentors’ including a director, screenplay writer and a cinematographer.


Sorry no-show 

Repressive mindsets rule in the CBFC and I&B ministry: That’s the message from IFFI’s refusal to screen ‘S Durga’

I&B Ministry drops S Durga and Nude from IFFI Goa without consulting jury

The I&B Ministry has taken it upon themselves to decide the films that will be screened under the India Panorama Section at IFFI, Goa. They dropped Ravi Jadhav's Nude and Sanal Kumar Sasidharan's S Durga without consulting the 13-member jury.

New convention centre for IFFI in Goa by 2019: CM Laxmikant Parsekar

Goa will get a full-fledged convention centre by 2019 to host the International Film Festival of India (IFFI), Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar.

Kaushik's 'Chhotoder Chhobii' in IFFI competitive section

Director Kaushik Ganguly's film 'Chotoder Chobi' (A Short Story) has been selected for the international competition section of the 45th IFFI.


A feature film about drug addiction wins best feature at the Rhode Island Film festival

A feature film about drug addiction, youthful angst and rebellion wins Best feature at the Rhode Island Film festival

IFFI to have permanent facility in Goa from next year: Parrikar

"Goa is known as the land for films and film festivals. It's high time to convert it into a film festival destination," said Parrikar.

IFFI 2013 curtain raiser: Susan Sarandon,Waheeda Rehman,Kamal Haasan at opening ceremony

A total of 326 films from 76 countries will be screened at IFFI including 15 Oscar nominees.