UVAA Virtual Film Festival 2020 An opportunity to show your talent at India’s first online film festival UVAA Virtual Film Festival – India’s first ON-LINE film festival for Independent Filmmakers to showcase their work to not just the Indian audience but also the global audience. It has wonderful opportunities for the business of film and visual arts. UVFF’s aim is to create an opportunity for filmmakers to showcase their work and reach out to the right jury members and audiences world over thereby getting one step closer to receiving recognition for their art.
Some of the award winners will be requested for an online interview or to provide the festival with a BTS or award acceptance video statement to be published in the UVFF website.
All entries are promoted for free through their social media and website, with a featured page of each project.UVFF2020 offers seven different categories to the filmmakers to send their entries. These seven categories are; Best Film (Fiction), Best Film (Non-Fiction), Best Film (Social), Best Film (Environment), Best Film (Covid-19), Best Film (Foreign Language) and Best Film (Music Video) UVFF2020 has decided to keep the duration of the films up to 40 min.
All projects officially selected will receive the UVFF official laurel and the customized certificate of achievement according to their final status in the competition. As underlined above, some of them will be shown online. UVFF 2020 comprises of an esteemed list of jury members. Renowned experts including but not limited to social activists, musicians, theatre personalities, filmmakers, environmentalists, and more, who will judge the entries.
Some of the important names are ParvinDabas, Rakesh Bedi, Paintal, Javedsayyed, amongst many more. The UVFF is endorsed by many top people like Satish Kaushik, Pankaj Berry, PreetiJhangiani, Simran Ahuja, etc. Non-Profitable Venture / social cause UVFF 2020 will be a 100% non-profitable entity.
A tie-up is done with AHRI an Assam based NGO who is working in the interiors of Assam with the various communities to fight the COVID19 cause. Any profits from the festival will proceed as donations towards helping the millions fight this fight against COIVD-19. UVFF 2020 will be hosting and managing the entire festival on Film Freeway, the world’s #1 platform to discover, submit, and engage with film festivals around the world. UVFF2020is getting a tremendous response on submissions. Entries from the US, UK, AUSTRALIA, BANGLADESH, and from all other parts of India including Kashmir are coming regularly. The last date of the submission is 14th June and the final results will be declared on 30th June 2020. The man behind this venture is Kamal Nathani who has spent his last 35 years in this Mumbai film Industry and has produced and directed many television serials, films, commercial ad films, and other social films for various ministries and the corporate sector. He has some Award-winning feature films to his credit. He himself has been involved in participating in the national and international film festivals for the last 30 years.