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Welcome to Season 6 Malayalam Short Film Production Contest!!

Story registration starts on 15th April and ends on 31st May 2022.


  • Season 6 Malayalam Short Film Production Contest would have THREE (3) WINNERS. Budget Lab would produce each Winner’s Short Film story/script within a budget of up to Rs ONE (1) LAKH.
  • 10 contestants would get an opportunity to narrate their feature film script to Budget Lab. Note: Budget Lab would be launching feature film production soon.
  • 5 contestants (among TOP 15) would get consolation prize of Rs 1000 each

Rules & Regulations

  • Short Film Stories or Full Script can either be submitted as a PDF file or as a YouTube/Google Drive link
    • If you are submitting your story in PDF format, it could be either handwritten or typed.  Sample PDF Format
    • If you are submitting a video/audio narration file (YouTube/Google Drive link), please ensure we are given complete access to the file. YouTube video can be put as Unlisted before sending to us. Sample Video Format  Sample Audio Format
    • Each story (synopsis or full script) has to be submitted as a separate PDF/YouTube/GD link in the story submission form
    • If you are submitting the story in video or audio narration format, please ensure the timeline does not exceed more than 15mins.
  • Contestants who has a story, but do not have a team to execute their story/short film, can also apply. If the Contestant wins, Budget Lab would help form a team.*
  • Contestants who reach among TOP 50 finalists, would have the opportunity to submit their feature film script
  • Anyone who is 18yrs and above, can participate in the contest


  • Registration fee is Rs 500 for each SHORT FILM STORY/SCRIPT
  • Contestants can submit maximum up to FIVE (5)  Short Film Stories/Full Script
  • Contestant can make the payment via Net/Mobile Banking, Google Pay, PayTM or Direct @ Bank to the below given bank account number/phone number.

Account Name: Budget Lab Productions
Account Number: 5912002100001290
Bank & Branch: Punjab National Bank, Kakkanad
IFSC Code: PUNB0591200
Phone Number: 9645278895 (for Google Pay, PayTM)

  • Contestants has to upload the registration fee payment details screenshot/receipt along with story files. Note: Stories submitted WITHOUT fee payment details would be rejected upfront.
  • Please read the Terms & Conditions given below before submitting your story.

Last date for story/script submission is 31st May 2022!! All The Best


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