Participation | Entry of Film

ViBGYOR Film Festival-2017: CALL for Entries   Welcome to the 12th edition of ViBGYOR International Film Festival for Documentary & Short films, to be held in Thrissur, Kerala, India from August 23-26, 2017. We invite films (documentary/music video/ animation/ spot/ experimental) that are in someway connected to our Focus Theme of the year 2017, namely, DISSENT for SELECTION PREVIEW. We also invite entries under the Short Fiction(Malayalam) category. An eminent panel of Jury will select the final set of films from the Open Entry sections and the rest of films to be screened at 12th ViBGYOR are curated by the Festival Directorate. The last date for film submission to the Open categories is JULY 20th, 2017. Please register your film/s online by logging on to Refer to Film Submission Guidelines and FAQ for any clarifications. If you face any difficulty/problem with online film submission, please send queries to or contact us at: 91-9447000830/91-9447893066
Film Spectrum One may submit films under the TWO following categories:
  • FOCUS OF THE YEAR, `Dissent’ (documentaries, short fiction, music video, animation, experimental and spot films)
  • SHORT FICTION IN MALAYALAM (no theme restrictions apply)
Only films produced and released after 1st January 2015 will be selected under the Open Entry. Films submitted to earlier editions of ViBGYOR will not be accepted.
  • There is an Entry Fee of INR.500 for National/Kerala Spectrum entries and $10 for `International’ entries. You may submit more than one film, but each entry should comply with all submission requirements.
  • In the Online Film Submission Form, please fill in all mandatory information (marked with *), regarding each film entry.
  • You may send secured downloadable online links of your film/s or Two DVD copies for the purpose of Selection Preview. Please don’t forget to mention the Online Registration Number, which is important for identification.
  • Don’t forget to upload a high resolution still (grabbed from your film, not less than 2MB) from your film/s. We also need a photograph of the director/s, for promotion and publicity purposes.
  • If your film is selected, you could send higher formats, like HD as Exhibition copy.
  • Please send your film packets to: ViBGYOR, 5th Floor, Sun Towers, East Fort, Thrissur, 68005 Kerala, India. Tel. 9447893066/9447000830. Please mention your Online Film Entry Registration number on all discs, packets and in all further communications.