Short film 'Am I?'wins 1st prize in Short Film Contest
NEW DELHI [Maha Media]: As part of Independence Day Celebrations-2020, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting along with National Film Development Corporation, NFDC had organized an Online Short Film Contest to create a patriotic mood surrounding this year’s Independence Day. The contest went live on 14th July on the MyGov portal and ended on 7th August. The contest was hosted on the www.MyGov.in website for receiving the entries. The theme for the entries revolved around patriotism, equating it to Atmanirbharta, self-reliance as the new Mantra of progress for the nation. The Ministry today declared the winners of this contest.
Short film 'Am I?' directed by Abhijit Paul got the first prize and a cash award of one lakh rupees. 'Ab India Banega Bharat' directed by Debojo Sanjiv got the second prize and a cash prize of 50 thousand rupees and a short film titled '10 Rupees' directed by Yuvraj Gokul got the third prize and a cash prize of 25 thousand rupees. Eight short films have got Special Mention Certificates.
Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar has congratulated the winners of the contest. In a tweet today, Javadekar said, "Heartiest congratulations to the winners of the NFDC Short Film Contest on the theme of 'Patriotism-Marching towards Atmanirbharta' and thank you to all the participants for their outstanding contribution in making this competition a roaring success."
The contest went live on July 14 on the MyGov portal and ended on Aug 7.
The theme for the entries revolved around patriotism, equating it to 'Atmanirbharta' (self-reliance) as the new mantra of progress for the nation.