|when:||February 2nd - 9th, 2016|
|address:||Badami House, N R Square|
Bengaluru 560 002 India
|tel:||+91 080 2222 2355, +91 080 4219 8411, +91 80 2213 3410, +91 80 2213 3441|
|deadline:||December 9th, 2016|
|entry form:||Online Submission|
he festival is being organised by Karnataka Chalanachitra Academy (KCA) for Government of Karnataka.
In the Competition Section, awards have been instituted in four categories: Golden Berunda for the Best Film (Rs 10 lakh) and Silver Berunda for Best Director (Rs 5 lakh) in World Cinema; NETPAC Jury award (Rs 2 lakh) for the Best Film in Asian Cinema; Critics’ award titled Suchitra Sanman for the Best Film (Rs 2 lakh) in Chitrabharati in Kannada Cinema .
In the Kannada Cinema category, SEVEN films will be selected by the selection committee for consideration of the jury. Under the World Cinema category, provision has been made for ONE Kannada and ONE Indian (non-Kannada) film. Similarly, there is provision for ONE Kannada film in the Chitrabharati category, apart from films picked by the selection committee. In the Asian category, Kannada films are eligible for participation in the competition, subject to the decision of the selection committee.