International Film Festival of Shimla


Dates: October 1st – 2nd, 2016
Place: Himachal Pradesh, India

We are happy to announce the 2nd International Film Festival of Shimla which will be held in the capital city of Himachal Pradesh in Historical Gaiety Theatre, Shimla. The first ever International Film Festival of Shimla for Documentary, Short and Animation Films was held in the year Oct 2015. City of Shimla is the permanent venue of the festival. The festival is a unique venture in India and is being organized by the Himalayan Velocity in collaboration with Department of Language & Culture, Government of Himachal Pradesh as part of its endeavor to catalyze a vibrant documentary, short film animation and music videos movement. Increasing accessibility and affordability of media technology has led to a boom in the production and scope of films. The media is now used by image-makers from all walks of life to express, experiment, learn and as an effective tool to communicate and bring about social change. The mission of this film festival is to showcase the world’s best cinema and develop taste for good cinema among the youths and to provide platform for the independent filmmakers.

News & Articles:
10.03.2016 – Winners of the International Film Festival of Shimla 2016