The 54 International Film Festival of India (IFFI) is an annual celebration that brings together filmmakers, cinephiles, and industry professionals from around the world. As we eagerly anticipate IFFI 2023, let’s delve into what makes this cinematic extravaganza a must-attend event for film enthusiasts.
This year it will take place in 20th November to 28th November. In the opening ceremony Madhuri Dixit honoured with ‘Special Recognition for Bharatiya Cinema’ awards at the 54 International film festival of India organised in Goa. The nine day festival started on Monday at the Shyam Prasad Mukherjee Indoor Stadium.
Anurag Thakur Applauded her for the ‘unparalleled talent’ and shared a post on the media. The guest which were supposed to attend the events include Sara Ali Khan, Pankaj Tripathi, Vijay Sethupathi, Sunny Deo, Karan Johar, Shreya Ghoshal, Shantanu Moitra, Sukhwinder Singh were among the star. The British film ‘Catching Dust’ has been selected for the opening film and the closing film ‘ The Featherweight’ as the closing film for the ceremony according to Ministry of Broadcast and Information.
This year, there are 2926 film submissions from the 105 countries, it has increase since last year. 12 world, 18 international, 62 Asian, and 89 Indian premieres. The International Film Festival of India completing for the Golden Peacock Award and 32 entries from the 15 OTT platforms for Best Web Series Awards.
The festival includes a film market where industry players can explore distribution deals, co-productions, and collaborations. This aspect of IFFI is crucial for filmmakers seeking to bring their creations to a wider audience and for industry professionals looking to identify the next cinematic gems.
IFFI is a launchpad for emerging voices and first-time filmmakers. The festival provides a platform for new talents to showcase their work on an international stage, offering them exposure and opportunities to connect with industry professionals. This commitment to nurturing emerging talent ensures the continued evolution and vitality of global cinema.