Chennai International Short Film Festival (CISFF) is an initiative undertaken by a group of individuals, regarded for their achievements and their long standing association with the South Indian Short Film Industry. The festival is supported and encouraged under the guidance of ‘The Chennai Academy of Motion Pictures’ – a non- profit trust created to provide assistance and the platform for budding talent in the cinema industry and promote quality films to the short film fanatics in South India. CISFF has come a long way from its 1 st edition to its 5 th edition with every year’s festival bringing in quality content and increasing the stature in the minds of its audience and the film industry.
The 2018 festival i.e. the 5 th edition saw a plethora of short film entries from professional film makers, actors, technicians from around 45 countries exclusively for the festival among which the best from each genre were selected by the academy’s expert jury to be screened at the festival. The festival also held interactive discussions with film professionals to impart and share cinematic perspectives, ideas and knowledge. The audience comprised of college students, media professionals and general audience bringing in a mix of kinds, thus making the festival vibrant and one of a kind.
The 6 th Edition in 2019 calls for entries. Send in your entries soon and be a part of this event.