New Delhi: As a part of IISF – India Worldwide Science Pageant, the Worldwide Science Movie Pageant of India (ISFFI) seeks to advertise science popularization amongst residents and goals at attracting proficient younger science filmmakers and science fans. Science movie is an efficient device for science communication to foster and create an pleasure of science amongst folks at massive; it additionally helps inculcate a scientific mood among the many viewers thereby shaping the analytical pondering, a prerequisite for the inclusive improvement of the nation.
The ISFFI gives a chance for college students and different contributors to get entangled with the method of science film-making and enhance their understanding of varied feats in science and know-how. The initiative acknowledges the trouble and contribution of movie producers within the specialised areas of science and know-how and motivates them to develop this distinctive career of science movie making with modern high quality content material particularly related to our nation.
Because of the COVID-19 pandemic and as per Govt of India pointers, this yr the ISFFI 2020 is to be organised in a digital setting from December twenty second to 25, 2020.
This yr document 632 science documentaries, quick movies, animation movies have been acquired from 60 nations. Internationally acclaimed and awards profitable international and Indian movies on science, well being and setting have been screened by way of on-line platform. A contest for Indian and Worldwide skilled and pupil film- makers has been organised.
Aggressive classes’ themes & awards
The entries have been primarily divided within the following themes and sub themes:
(i) Awards for the Worldwide class
Better of Pageant Award on the theme “Science for self-reliant India and/or Science for international welfare” – Trophy and Certificates.
Better of Pageant Award within the theme “Science and consciousness on COVID-19 and different well being emergencies” – Trophy and Certificates.
Jury Awards (2 nos.) – Trophy and Certificates.
(ii) Awards for Indian nationals’ classes
A. Unbiased filmmakers (Indian nationals)
Better of Pageant Award on the theme “Science for self-reliant India and/or Science for international welfare” – Rs 1,00,000/- Money, Trophy and Certificates.
Better of Pageant Award within the theme “Science and consciousness on COVID-19 and different well being emergencies” – Rs1,00,000/- Money, Trophy and Certificates.
Jury Awards (2 nos.) – Rs.50,000/- Money, Trophy and Certificates (every).
B. Faculty/faculty college students (Indian nationals)
Better of Pageant Award on the theme “Science for self-reliant India and/or Science for international welfare” – Rs 75,000/- Money, Trophy and Certificates.
Better of Pageant Award on the theme Science and consciousness on COVID-19 and different well being emergencies – Rs 75,000/- Money, Trophy and Certificates.
Jury Awards (2 nos.) – Rs 35,000/- Money, Trophy and Certificates (every).
a. Movies (just for screening) – there isn’t a length restrict for the non-competitive part.
b. The theme for non-competitive classes: Science, Know-how, Setting & Well being.
The submission course of ended on tenth December 2020.
A complete 632 aggressive and non-competitive entries have been acquired from 60 nations across the globe:
Complete Submissions by Nation/Location
|S.No.||International locations||No. of movies acquired|
|2.||Iran, Islamic Republic of||91|
|18.||Korea, Republic of||4|
|30.||Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of||2|
|40.||Bolivia, Plurinational State of||1|
|49.||Moldova, Republic of||1|
|58.||United Arab Emirates||1|
Non-Aggressive Class: 75 submission from 23 nations together with India.
These nominated movies can be screened from 22nd to twenty fifth December 2020 on Vigyan Prasar’s YouTube channel and India Science Pageant channel.
Panel Dialogue and Grasp Courses
Panel discussions on varied points to advertise science movies’ tradition have been organised with the famous science filmmakers from Switzerland, Israel, Netherlands, Germany, United Kingdom, Taiwan and different nations.Grasp Courses on artistic and technical points of science filmmaking have been carried out by senior science filmmakers.