The Asian Film Foundation, Mumbai: An Organisation to promoting Asian cinema using multi-pronged approach of cultural activities.
Film Sections of the 17th Third Eye Asian Film Festival 2018
Spectrum Asia
Contemporary Asian films will be showcased in this section to capture the cinematic trends in Asian countries. Films made during 2016 2018
Best Short Film Competition
Many aspiring young directors and film school students in Asia are making digital short fiction films. 17th Asian Film Festival is organising Short Fiction Film Competition. The idea is to hunt new talents in Asia.
Short Fiction Film made two years before the festival are eligible. Duration should be upto 30 minutes and in digital format - preferably DVD. Running time of more than 30 minutes will be at the discretion of the selection commitee.
This competition will be adjudged by an International Jury.
Best Film will be awarded Trophy + cash prize of Rs.25.000/- (Aprrox 350 US Dollers). Second best Short Film will be awarded Rs. 15.000/- (Aprrox 200 US Dollers). Third best Short Film will be awarded Rs. 10.000/- (Aprrox 150 US Dollers)
Section for women film maker's in Asia
Film Industry is known to be dominated by males. But now all over Asia woman filmmakers are making films. So we have started a section called. 'Woman with view'.
The films made during 2016, 2017 & 2018 are eligible for the section.
Marathi Film Section
Marathi Films made during 2017 & 2018 will be included.
Focus on One Asian Country
A package of six to seven films will be screened showcasing the trends in cinema in that country
Tributes will be paid to Indian and Asian directors by organising Retrospectives of their films.
European Connection
Cinema is a international art form therefore our delegates should be aware about European Cinema which is vibrant and always making some experiments in the medium.
Satyajit Ray Memorial Award
This award will honour the person who's lifetime mission is to propogate film culture by running of film society, writing books or Magazine etc.
Asian Film Culture Award
The award will honour the achievements of Asian directors, who remain unknown to common cinemagoers in India. There is a little awareness about Indian directors in other Asian countries and vica versa.
The award will be presented to recognise the achievement of the director in popularising Asian cinema and artistic achievement in cinematography. The award will be presented to the winner during the Festival's opening ceremony.