|India – International Short Film Festival, India|
(ANS – Chennai) – Last weekend in the Abirami Mega Mall, in Chennai (Madras), the VI International Short Film Festival of India (ISFFI) took place co-sponsored by the “Don Bosco Institute of Communication Arts” (DBICA). Taking part were 56 films from 30 countries, produced by both professional and amateur film makers.
DBICA is a non-profit Communication and Media Arts organization with the mission to celebrate the culture and art of the moving image through film making and film going experience of exceptional merit and diversity that challenge, transcend, educate and entertain.``
Included were various genres like drama, documentaries, animation, comedy, science-fiction and mystery, and they came from 30 countries.
The Festival in Chennai has constantly grown in popularity especially among all the film lovers, media critics, film theorists, film students, and all those associated with film production This year the 56 shorts entered in the festival is a record number; but the quantity of videos has also grown enormously with 632 this year, that is a 15% increase on last year.
During the two days of the festival numerous personalities form the world of Indian filmmaking were present.