Season 7

Malayalam Short Film Production Contest


Short Film Production Contest

Story registration starts on 15th October and ends on 30th November 2023.

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  •  Season 7 Malayalam Short Film Production Contest would have FOUR (4) WINNERS. Budget Lab would produce each Winner’s Short Film story/script within a budget of up to Rs ONE (1) LAKH.
  •  6 contestants (among TOP 10) would get consolation prize of Rs 1000 each.

Rules & Regulations

Each contestant can submit maximum up to FIVE (5) Short Film Stories/Full Script.

  • Contestant can send any genre short film story or script.
  • 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.
    • Click here for SAMPLE  PDF  FILE
    • 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.
    • Click here for SAMPLE VIDEO FILE
    • Click here for SAMPLE AUDIO FILE
      • 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.*
  • Anyone can participate in the contest. If you are below 18 years, you should register your stories in your parents/guardian’s name.

Registration Fees & Process

  • Regisration fee is Rs 500 for one SHORT FILM STORY/SCRIPT.
  • Contestant can make the payment via Net/Mobile Banking, Google Pay, Phone Pe, PayTM or cash deposit 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, Phone Pe, PayTM)

  • Contestants has to upload the registration fee payment details screenshot/receipt along with story files.
    Please Note: Stories submitted WITHOUT fee payment details would be rejected upfront.
  • Please ensure you read the Terms & Conditions given below before submitting your story.
  • Last date for story/script submission is 30th November 2023!! All The Best.
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