Make short films based on human right

by INN, @infodeaofficial,

Are you interested in filmmaking? Do you wish to shoot a movie that brings a change to the society? Then, National Human Rights Commission’s (NHRC) annual short film competition is the right place for you.

NHRC has opened their portal to receive any short film revolving around the topic of human rights. The films may be in any Indian languages with subtitles in English or in English. Duration of the short film should not be less than three minutes or more than 10 minutes can be made in any technical format.

The three best films will get a certificate along with a prize money of Rs. 1,00,000, Rs. 75,000 and Rs. 50,000 respectively. The awards will be distributed to acknowledge the cinematic and creative efforts of the filmmaker.
The themes of short films, having a tinge of rights perspective, could be broadly-based on various socio-economic, cultural and political rights. These may be within the ambit of right to life, liberty, equality and dignity and raising concerns on issues, specific, among others, to bonded and child labour, children, women and other weaker sections, elderly persons, differently abled persons, healthcare, food, education, custodial violence and torture, domestic violence, clean environment, indigenous people, displacement, food and nutrition securities, issues of fundamental freedoms, human trafficking etc.

The short films must be educative and informative about the human rights violation redressal mechanism and challenges being faced by those involved in the promotion and protection of human rights.

The entries should be submitted before September 15. There is no entry fee and bar on the number of films sent by an individual for participation in the contest.

For more details, visit:
For any further queries, the Deputy Director (Media and Communication) NHRC can also be contacted.

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