The Festival aims at providing a common platform for expression of the cinematic art and craft; promote and disseminate understanding of it.
April 2018: India’s largest travelling film festival, in its 9th edition this year, will present awards to Advertising and Public Service Advertising films in the following categories: Cinema of the Seller – Gold, Cinema of the Seller – Silver and Cinema of the Seller – Bronze.
Jagran Film Festival is inviting entries for the 'Cinema of the Sellers' section that honors the best creativity of ad agencies. The section was incorporated in 2014 with an aim of helping ad filmmakers understand and interact with consumers. Films that are made between 1st September, 2017 and 31st August, 2018 are eligible for participation for the Mumbai chapter. The deadline for submission is 31stAugust, 2018. More details on the regulations and awards are available on the Festival’s website: www.jff.co.in
Last year’s jury included Sonal Dabral, Chairman & CCO, DDB Mudra Group (India), Kailash Surendranath, Co-founder & Director, Kailash Picture Company, Raj Nair, CEO & CCO, Madison BMB, Nima DT Namchu, CCO, Havas Wordlwide (India) and Prasoon Pandey, Co-founder & Director, Corcoise Films.
In its 8th edition, Jagran Film Festival received over 550 entries in the Advertising and Public Service Advertising category out of which Agency McCann Erickson and Production House Nirvana Films won Gold for Live Love Laugh Foundation - Dobara Poocho, Agency Taproot Dentsu and Production House Nomad Films won Silver for Adidas - Odds and Agency BBDO Worldwide & Production House Rising Sun Films won Bronze for Mirinda - Release the Pressure.
India’s largest travelling film festival, now connects with 18 cities this year onwards. The 9th edition of the Festival this year will reach two more cities Agra and Gorakhpur this year onwards. The festival will open in New Delhi in July this year and tour to Kanpur, Lucknow, Allahabad, Varanasi, Patna, Dehradun, Ranchi, Jamshedpur, Bhopal, Indore, Gorakhpur, Agra, Ludhiana, Hissar, Meerut, Raipur before concluding in Mumbai in September 2018.
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