Still Photography Competition

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1. Theme of Still Photography

“ Child Trafficking ”

2. Contest/ Show timelines

1st Round (Prelims)

  • Call for Online Entries: 1st March 2018
  • No: of photos to be submitted - 5
  • 1st Round Auditions: 1st August- 5th August 2018
  • Publishing of Short List ( Best 50): 6th August 2018

2nd Round (Semi-finals)

  • Audience Poll/ Online Voting: 10th August – 10th September 2018 (Credit Score: 50)
  • Jury Screening: 12th September – 23rd September (Credit Score: 50)
  • Based on combined Credit Scores of Audience Poll & Jury Screening, Top 25 will be selected to final round.

3rd Round (Finals)

  • The Finalist team will be provided with a theme related to “Indywood Film Carnival-18, 4th Edition”, during the opening ceremony of Indywood Talent Hunt-18 on Dec 1st at Ramoji Film City, Hyderabad.
  • Team has to take Photos on the given theme and submit it on the final day of the Carnival, Dec 4th.
  • Best 10 photos taken by the participant will be screened during allotted timings (will be provided later) at allotted locations (will be provided later) at Ramoji Film City, Hyderabad.

3. Submission Fees

  • The Submission fee for the contest is INR 500 (If period of submission is between Feb 1st to April 9th) – Offer Prize
  • The Submission fee for the contest is INR 750 (If period of submission is between April 10th to July 31st)

4. Awards

  • Prize money of INR 1, 00,000 for the winning team.
  • An opening into the entertainment industry.
  • The Photos taken by winner will be displayed at the Indywood film Carnival-4thEdition, 2018 to be held at Ramoji Film City, Hyderabad as well as promoted through Indywood TV.

5. How to apply?

  • Those contestants that reside in different cities of India, can fill online in the sign up form available for the respective event on the website,
  • Applicants must fill in all the required details and also upload content showcasing the reason/talent for their selection.
  • The entries will be shortlisted by ITC/ITH Jury Committee and only selected candidates will be eligible for Online Voting/ Audience Poll Round.
  • Only Photo taken from 1st January 2017 till 31st July 2018 are eligible for entry into the competitions.
  • Participant Age limit is 30. No Minimum age limit.
  • In the event of a photo being withdrawn, ITC will not be liable to refund the fee or return the materials entered.
  • A fee is required upon submission. For payment structures, see elsewhere on ITC site. Please ensure your photo is ready to send to us at the time of entry.
  • One entry fee per category. The same video can be entered into one or more categories, if it matches the category theme, but each category requires an entry fee.
  • Exclusively the participant shall pay all fees in relation to the uploading or transportation of submissions from their place of origin to the address of ITC. ITC will not be responsible for the cost of receiving any additional materials i.e. DVDs, posters, photos, etc.
  • The submission of a photo to the competition will be considered to be an acknowledgement of the Competitions rules.

6. Size and format

  • Images should be no smaller than 1MB and no larger than 5MB.
  • Images should be in JPEG format. Images should be in color and must be saved in the RGB mode.
  • All submitted photos must contain the original EXIF metadata information. However there must be no border(s), logo(s), copyright marks, identifying marks, or any other visible references and/or marks on the image. The raw file of the submitted photo must be also presented to the organizers
  • The copyrights for the images shall remain vested with creator. However the images submitted will be used for the promotion purpose of the Indywood.


  • Basic editing, including Adjustments of Brightness, Contras, White balance, the use of filters, and cropping of the Photo(s) is acceptable, provided any such editing does not affect the authenticity and/or genuineness of the Photo(s).
  • Advanced editing used to create illusions, deceptions and/or manipulations, and the adding and removing of significant elements within the frame is not allowed.

8. Contest General Guidelines

  • Photos that portray or otherwise include inappropriate and/or offensive content, including provocative nudity, violence, human rights and/or environmental violation, and/or any other contents deemed to be contrary to the law, religious, cultural & moral traditions and practices of India, are strictly prohibited and will be immediately discarded.

9. Judging

  • An expert panel of judges will be evaluating the images submitted. The decision of the judges will be final.


Registration Fees : 500 INR

Prize Amount :1,00,000 INR


Team event :NO

Number of rounds :3

Coordinator in chargeAshiklal Pyarilal

Phone number :+91 9539009076

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