Still Photography Competition

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1. No: Of Rouds :

1. 3 Rouds

2. Theme of Still Photography

“ Any theme is applicable ”

3. Contest/ Show timelines

1st Round (Online Competition)

  • Theme : “Child Trafficking”
  • Call for Online Entries: March, 1st 2018
  • Last Date of Submission : October 30th, 2018
  • No: of photos to be submitted – 1
  • Publishing of Short List (Best 50/100): November 5th 2018

2nd Round (Finals)

  • The 50 Finalists 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 Hitex Exhibition Center, Hyderabad.
  • Finalist 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).

4. Submission Fees

  • The Submission fee for the First Round Online Audition is INR 500.

5. Awards

  • Prize money of INR 1, 00,000 for the winning team.
  • An opening into the entertainment industry.
  • The winning Photo will be displayed at the Indywood film Carnival-4thEdition, 2018 to be held at Hitex Exhibition Center, Hyderabad as well as promoted through Indywood TV.

6. How to apply?

  • Contestants who 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 2016 till 31st July 2018 is eligible for entry into the competitions.
  • Participant Age Limit is 35. 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  • In the event of a photo being withdrawn, ITC will not be liable to refund the fee or return the materials entered.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.
  • 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 Competition’s rules.

7. 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 the creator. However the images submitted will be used for the promotional purposes of 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.

9. 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.

10. Judging

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

11. Copyright

  • It is the sole responsibility of the applicant to secure clearance from the copyright holders of any copyrighted materials included within the submitted video.
  • ITC/ITH will not be held responsible for the unauthorized inclusion of any copyrighted materials within or relating to the submitted video. ITC reserves the right to disqualify any video with any unauthorized inclusion of copyrighted materials.
  • All the rights including but not limited to the intellectual property rights, copyrights and all other allied, ancillary and subsidiary rights in any and all media in and to the photographs, tapes, movies and recordings of everything the applicant says and does during the pre-auditions and auditions of the Contest, Post Contest Shoot, Promotional Activity and/or otherwise related to the Contest shall vest with creator, except the final round work, which will remain with ITC/ITH. However the work submitted will be used for the promotion purpose of Indywood.


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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