Chennai Academy of Motion Picture (CAMP) a trust based in Chennai to promote good meaningful cinema especially to encourage short film makers with the support of Madras Management Association is organising Chennai's 1st International Short film festival. The event will be held in Russian Cultural Centre, Parthasarathypuram and and SRM Sivaji Ganesan Film Institurte Auditorium in Chennai from February 20 to 23, 2014.
Short films made in the past 2 years were invited to compete under three categories viz. World Competition for short fiction films, short documentary films and short animation films. More than 350 entries from 19 countries 138 films have been selected for screening. Actress Rohini, Editor Sreekar Prasad and Actor-Director Abhishek form part of the jury.
Apart from films taking part in the competitions there will be screening of some international short films under non-competitive section.
Registration is free for film society members, Students from Film Institutes visual communication colleges, Members of Film Industry Associations, Artists, Government officials and the registration. There is no sale of tickets. The delegate registration will start from 10th Feb 2014 onwards at the festival office