Short Film Competition
Short Fiction made in any country of Asia or by any Asian director after 1st January 2018 are eligible. 
Duration: Maximum 30 Minutes. 
Films submitted in any earlier edition of this Festival are not eligible.
The Competition will be adjudged by an International Jury.

Regular Entry Fee: 10 USD
Submissions with Late Fine: 20 USD

Best Film will be awarded with Trophy + Cash Rs.25.000/- (350 USD App). Second Best – Trophy + Cash Rs. 15.000/- (200 USD App). Third Best – Trophy + Cash Rs. 10.000/- (150 USD App)

Women Filmmakers’ Competition
Feature Films made in any country of Asia or by any Asian women director after 1st January 2017 are eligible. 
Duration: Maximum 120 Minutes. 
Films submitted in any earlier edition of this Festival are not eligible. 
The Competition will be adjudged by an International Jury. 

Best Film will be awarded with Trophy + Cash (amount to be declared later).

Spectrum Asia (Non-Competitive)
Feature Films made in any country of Asia or by any Asian director after 1st January 2017 are eligible. 
Duration: Maximum 120 Minutes. 
Films submitted in any earlier edition of this Festival are not eligible.  

Three-Continent Connection (Non-Competitive)
Feature Films made in any country of Africa, Europe and Latin America after 1st January 2017 are eligible. 
Duration: Maximum 120 Minutes. 
Films submitted in any earlier edition of this Festival are not eligible. 

Focus on One Asian Country
A package of six to seven films will be screened showcasing the trends in cinema in that country

Retro
Tributes will be paid to Indian and Asian directors by organizing Retrospectives of their films.

Notes:

1. English Subtitle is Mandatory for Every Film Submitted in All Sections.
2. Regular Deadline for Submission is 31 January, 2021. Submissions with Late Fine Deadline will be 20 February, 2021.
3. Decision of the Selection Committee/ Jury is Final.

Satyajit Ray Memorial Award
This award will honor the person who’s lifetime mission is to propagate film culture by running of film society, writing books or Magazine etc.

Asian Film Culture Award
The award will honor the achievements of Asian directors, who remain unknown to common cinema-goers in India. There is a little awareness about Indian directors in other Asian countries and vice versa.

The award will be presented to recognize the achievement of the director in popularizing Asian cinema and artistic achievement in cinematography. The award will be presented to the winner during the Festival’s opening ceremony.