Short Films provides creative freedom to filmmakers to create a world of their own and let their audiences discover what lies underneath. 
Layer by layer it is a journey to discover and open doors to fresh narratives and new thinking

Team Size           : 5-25 (including all performers and technical team) 
Age Limit            : Below 18 
Language            : Any language But subtitled to English
Round(s)             : Audition and Finals


Teams will have to shoot a children short film and share the link at the time of registration.
Time limit: 4 - 8 Mins.


Topic will be given at the inauguration ceremony of ITH
Teams need to shoot a short film at the venue with in 48 Hrs
Time limit: 4 - 8 Mins .

Judging Criteria:

Acting, Direction, Screenplay and Overall impact.
All the performers and technical team will be nominated for best of Awards

General Rules:
  • The decision of the judges will be final.
  • Usage of props is allowed. These have to be brought by the teams themselves but the organizers hold the decision whether to allow it or not at the venue
  • The participating team shall have to use their own equipment for film shooting and editing.
  • Participants should bring concerned letter from parents or parents should accompany them.
  • No accompanists will be provided by ITH.
  • Shooting can be done only at the venue.
  • The completed short film must be submitted before 48 Hrs once the topic is given .
  • Submission should be made through a CD in .mp4 format only
  • Teams must follow the Time Limits.
  • Obscenity of any kind is not allowed and will lead to immediate disqualification.
  • Copyright of the work lies with Indywood team


  • Films must be original work of the team and must not infringe third-party's rights.
  • Film Must be suitable for publication and not contain obscene or indecent material.
  • Film must not contain defamatory statements about any person, company, organization or entity.
  • Film Must not invade privacy or other rights of any person, company or entity.
  • Film Must not in any other way violate applicable laws and regulations, and may not contain any copyrighted elements not owned by the team.
  • Films containing prohibited or inappropriate content as determined by the ITH team in its sole discretion to be inappropriate, Will be disqualified.

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Script Writer
Music Director
DOP (Director Of Photography)
Art Director
Production Controller
VFX Designer
Casting Director
Location Manager
Sound Designer (SFX)
Hair & Makeup