1st Dr. A P J Abdul Kalam International Socio-Legal Film Making Competition, 2017

Aishwarya Dhakarey

14 Jan 2017 2:39 PM GMT

  • 1st Dr. A P J Abdul Kalam International Socio-Legal Film Making Competition, 2017
    ProBono India in Association with  Kamendu Joshi & Associates Advocates, Corporate Attorneys & Legal Consultants  is organizing  1st Dr. A P J Abdul Kalam International Socio-Legal Film Making Competition, 2017.

    About the competition

    There are various issues in the society covering various aspects of it. These issues involve different social and legal aspects of it. We come across many literatures i.e. articles, policy papers, commentaries, documentaries, short films etc. touching these issues. Most impactful out of these all is visual representation of an issue. Impact of this lasts for long in our memory compared to other mediums. Looking at this, ProBono India has launched a unique competition of making short film on Socio-Legal issues.

    Submission Guidelines 

    • Any person/organization/institutions etc. from India, foreign countries can participate in the competition.

    • Film must cover Social and Legal aspects. - Film must not be duration of more than 5 minutes. Film should carry originality i.e. contain on ground work. It should not be compilation of different clips from YouTube or any other sources.

    • Film could be in any language. It must have English sub-title.

    • Film should have not been submitted to anywhere. - There should not be any copyright violation. Proper references to be cited at proper places.

    • Film to be uploaded on YouTube with proper title and description of the film. Film must not be uploaded anywhere i.e. Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn etc. or communicated to anybody until result is announced. Violation of this guideline will lead to disqualification of entry. YouTube link is more convenient than DVD/CD submission as it can be shared easily with judges/panelist across the country.


    • YouTube link is to be sent to probono.in@gmail.com  along with filled in registration form.

    • Film to be submitted by March 31, 2017

    • Results will be declared by April 20, 2017


    Certificates, Cash prizes & Mementos will be given to best three entries. First Rank Rs. 5,000, Second Rank Rs. 3,000 & Third Rank Rs. 2,000. In case of tie, entry will be sent to experts for further evaluation.  All entries will be given a certificate of participation for submission.


    For any further information or clarification, please contact,

    Kalpeshkumar L Gupta Founder & CEO - ProBono India C/397, Hariomnagar, G H B Pandesara Surat 394 221, Gujarat, India Mob. +91 99248 97691 E-mail:- probono.in@gmail.com  Website: - www.klgupta.in  & www.probono-india.in

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