National Science Film Festival and Competition
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National Science Film Festival and Competition (Rashtriya Vigyan Chalchitra Mela) is organised by Vigyan Prasar, the Indian Department of Science and Technology in collaboration with Jahangirabad Media Institute as a part of the Indian Science Congress 2011. It is open to individual producers as well as production houses.
The festival is an initiative of Vigyan Prasar and the Government of India to promote science films in India. Science filmmaking is not a developed field in India compared to many other developed countries. The festival is meant to bring attention towards the need of quality science film making in the country.
Category A: Films made by government and non-government institutions / organisations Category B: Films made by individual / independent film makers Category C: Films made by students pursuing degree / diploma level courses Category D: Films made by students studying in class 6th to 12th Technical Excellence Awards Special Jury Awards