Kathmandu, January 16, 2019: 60 Seconds International Film Festival (60SIFF) 2019 has called for entries from interested Nepali film enthusiasts. All the entries must be submitted by 15 February 2019.Entries in any of these 9 genres can be submitted for the film festival: Comedy, Action, Fiction, Animation, Art and Culture, VR, Drama, Social and Vlogs.
This is the 6th edition of the film festival organized every year. 60SIFF provides a platform for all young talented filmmakers to showcase their 1-minute-long films to live audiences all over the world. Its mission is to empower the youth by nurturing a positive learning experience, Improve the understanding of deep-rooted issues and enable freedom of expression by providing a platform that promulgates views of masses.
60SIFF seeks to bridge the gap between cultures and create strong global ties among aesthetically driven individuals, encouraging filmmakers to step up and ‘film’ their thoughts in 60 seconds on any of the given categories and with any facility, the most important element being talents of filmmakers.
This time 60SIFF has come up with the aim of encouraging filmmakers to showcase their talent with leaving the theme opened for all great filmmakers to express their talent within 60 seconds films only.
Ms. Faija Parween, Founder of Open Space Network which is the country partner of 60SIFF in Nepal shared, “This year the festival is excited to announce the theme is an open-theme where the filmmakers can submit their films not centered around one topic or a particular theme, giving all creative and amazing filmmakers the chance to showcase their talents. This opportunity cannot be missed by Nepali film enthusiasts.” She hopes that this short film competition will interest even more young people in filmmaking and socio-political issues.
For more information: www.60siff.com