We are the media partner for the Dhan foundation “10th Development Film Festival Sustainable Development” in madurai. We are happy to help young film makers and showcase their creativity using shortfundly platform.
This 10th Development Film Festival is envisioned to be a creative platform for the film makers to showcase their works on the themes and issues concerning development of the poor and vulnerable communities. The Centre for Development Communication of DHAN Foundation organizes this Festival. The center feels raising the public awareness and political will is imperative to promote and sustain any development action. It requires multi–media strategies for promoting participation, creating ownership, involving in decision making and management of resources that could impact peoples’ lives. The Festival organized every year on a selected theme in development intends to create a platform for the development film makers to screen their products and to promote the public view, debate and meaningful action around the issues.
The centre has been organizing film festivals for the past nine years since 2005, each edition focused on a specific development issue. The past festivals had an overwhelming response from filmmakers across the globe. The 10th Development film festival planned during September 12-15, 2015, in Madurai is on the theme “Sustainable Development”.
The Center is pleased to invite filmmakers to take part in the 10th Development Film festival on “Sustainable Development” to be held at Thamukkam Grounds, Madurai, India from September 12-15, 2015. The film makers are invited to showcase their documentaries, short films and animation films made on any of the following themes
- Poverty and Hunger
- Food security
- Health and Well-being
- Gender equality
- Water and sanitation
- Economic growth and Employment
- Inclusive, safe and resilient cities
- Climate change
- Conservation of marine resources
- Sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems
Participation in the Festival & Dialogue
The film makers whose productions are selected will be invited to take part in the Festival and Dialogue sessions. The Festival is open for the public.
Deadline for the submission of Films
Two copies of the Film and submission form must reach us by 05th September, 2015