Short Film Contest- Plastic Pollutuion

As part of Babul film festival BEFF 2020, we are conducting Short Film Contest on the topic of Plastic Pollution.

Submission for 4th BEFF Short Film Contest is open. Last date for submission is 17 May 2020.

Short films below 5 mins on the topic of PLASTIC POLLUTION in all genres are welcome. Films should cover one or more aspects of Plastic Pollution – Single Use Plastics, the problem of Plastics, Solutions, legislation and implementation around Plastics, the technical issues, campaigns and movements, activism, People/ Organizations involved etc., [This is only indication non-inclusive list] . All genres are welcome.

Total prize money of Rs.50,000/- will be awarded ( Indian entries).

Click for pdf of RULES- BEFF Rules


  • Films should cover PLASTIC POLLTUION topic. All genres, including documentaries, narratives, shorts, children’s films, and experimental films, PSAs Etc., are all welcome and will be given equal consideration. The quality of the film production will also be considered and weighed. Animation includes: traditional animation, 2D animation, 3D animation, motion graphics, and stop motion.
  • Film run-time: below 5 minutes [including credits]
  • Format: MP4 / AVI / MOV
  • Films shot on mobile are also accepted
  • Non-English films should have English Subtitles
  • Win Laurels and Cash Prizes worth INR. 50,000/- (Indian Entries)
  • Last date for submission: 17 May 2020

Entry once paid is not refundable

The jury for pre and final selection of short film competition of 4th BEFF 2020 consist of personalities from the world of Environment, Media, Movies, and audio-visual, as well as Entrepreneurs or Artists engaged in and/or sensitive to environmental issues. Decision of the organizers regarding film selection is final.

By submitting their films, the filmmakers agree that BEFF can screen the films at different venues as part of the travelling BEFF festival.