Rules and Regulations

  • Film must be a feature film of minimum 70 minutes in length.
  • Film must be produced between 1st January, 2021 and 15th November 2021.
  • Film must have Censorship visa/certificate of the country where the film has been produced.
  • Film screened in earlier editions of “PIFF” is not eligible.
  • Film must not have been previously screened publicly in Pune or released ( DVD/Blu ray or television or internet broadcast).
  • Dubbed/ remade versions are not eligible for entry.
  • Maximum of three entries would be allowed from an applicant.
  • All entries must be either in English or with English subtitles. Non-English entries submitted without English subtitles are not eligible.
  • Promotional, educational, Student, and documentary films are not eligible for submission.
  • The last date for receipt of applications along with preview DVD or link with password is 20th November 2021; if it is a holiday, the next working day will be treated as the last date for receipt of entry. Applications received after the last date would be rejected.
  • Films selected for the festival will be screened Online & in Theaters. The submitter of the film accepts to provide both DCP & MP4 file with English subtitles.
  • Festival rules & regulations are subjected to change due to the CoVid pandemic.