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Imphal Film Festival is regularly organises International Short Film festival, Imphal International Short Film Festival starting 2012. The first edition of IISFF 2012 was a successful event with screening of 15 International Films and 29 regional Films and Jury Section of 18 Hindi films. Legend Studio Manipur and Action for Social Advancement (ASA) Manipur is organising a series of film festivals starting 2012 with the support of Film Forum Manipur. We have our International festival of short films "First Imphal International Short Film festival 2012" during April 15-18, 2012. More than 100 short films around the world will be screened and we will have few retrospect sections of well known filmmakers.

In the Second Edition of The Imphal International Short Film Festival 2013, a  total of 200 entries were received out of which only 150 films were shortlisted. 80 films were selected to screen to the audience.

The third Imphal  International Short Film Festival 2014 will be held  on December 19-21, 2014. With 23 award categories and free entry for submission, the third edition will boost and create history of film festival in Northeast India.

Our mission to organise such festival is to encourage indie filmmakers and the talents to make meaningful cinema. Manipur is a culturally rich place on the North Eastern region of India, bordering Myanmar and it is the emerging market for South East Asian nations through the Look East policy.


Second Imphal International Short Film Festival 2013

The Second edition of Imphal International Short Film Festival
(IISFF) will be held from March 24-28th, 2013 in Manipur, India. More
than 100 short films will be screened during the five day event. Imphal
International Short Film Festival is the biggest event in North East
India & promoted by "Legend Studio Manipur and Action for Social
Advancement (ASA) Manipur" with the support of Film Forum Manipur.

1. Every short film produced between the period (April 2012 till
January 2013) and up to 30 minutes long can register in the Second
Imphal International Short Film Festival 2013.
2. No work or artist
will be either discriminated or favored by their country of origin,
language, age, race, education, ideology, or by their economic
resources. Every content, every form, every technique will be admitted
with no censorship of any kind.
3. For equality of opportunities,
whichever the original format (film, analogical video, digital video,
animation), all the films will be evaluated in the same standard
digital format.
4. All non-English foreign films / regional Indian films must have English sub-titles.
5. Hindi films should be dubbed in English language for the purpose of screening to general public.
6. Film must be submitted on DVD in the AVI/MPEG FORMAT ONLY (Festival
Management will not be responsible if film is not screened due to
problem with the DVD).
7. Along with the film, three stills of the film and a 60 second promo of the film should be sent for promotional activities.
8. Late deadline for registration is 31st January, 2013.
9. All films which are selected / nominated for the Festival, will be
informed by emails & listed on our Web site
10. Filmmakers whose film got
selected for screening at Second IISFF 2013 will be provided free
fooding and lodging. No Travelling Allowances or Compensation provided.



1. Best Short film Rs 50,000/-
2. Best Director Rs 50,000/-
3. Best Documentary Rs 50,000/-
4. Best Screenplay Rs 20,000/-
5. Best Story Rs 20,000/-
6. Best Actress Rs 20,000/-
7. Best Actor Rs 20,000/-
8. Best Supporting Actor Rs 20,000/-
9. Best Supporting Actress Rs 20,000/-
10. Best Child Artist Rs 20,000/-
11. Best Cinematography Rs 20,000/-
12. Best Editor Rs 20,000/-
13. Best Music Director Rs 20,000/-
14. Best Sound Rs 20,000/-
15. Best Film by Audience Rs 20,000/-
16. Special Mention Award Rs 15,000/-
17. Critic's Award Rs 15,000/-





Rs 2000/- for Indian entries and US $ 100 for
International. Entry fees payable by CASH / DD / Pay Orders in Favor
of: "M/S Lai Infotech" payable at Imphal.
 Entry form
 Payment details of entry fees
 Synopsis of film (300- 400 words)
 Credits titles
 Three stills from the film for publicity
 60 second promo of the film
For Entry Form, Rules & Regulations Visit Online:
Send Entry form with documents to,
Subject Line - Film Submission for IISFF, 2013
Second Imphal International Film Festival 2013,
C/o Legend Studio Iroisemba Maning Leikai, Imphal, Manipur,India-795004
Mobile No: +91-9206139378/7308924043


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