March – April 2021 Edition

Congratulations To All The Winners. Official Laurels And Certificates Will Be Sent To Your Email ID by 2nd May 2021.

Short Screenplay:

The Paintings – Best Short Script 

Secrets Of The Forbidden City – Outstanding Achievement

All My Heart – Critics Choice

The Choice – Special Mention

Blue Eyes – Special Mention

Feature Screenplay:

Holiday Help – Best Feature Script

 REQUITAL – Best Women Writer

 Calamity Jane: Queen of Spades – Honorable Mention

 The Sea Kings – Critic’s Choice

 The Mimics – Honorable Mention

 Human Game 3: The Revelation – Outstanding Achievement

 Young, Smart, and On Fire – Special Mention



Feature Film

 Through A Glass, Dimly – Best Feature

 The house of the father – Best Director, Best Cinematography, Best Actor Award (Antonio Del Nobile)

 The Office Job – Best Debut Director

 DAD – Honorable Mention

 Acting – Best Actress Award (Annabella rich)

 The Truth About Us – Special Mention

 By Light Of Desert Night – Special Mention


Documentary Films

 The Miracle Storm – Best Feature Documentary

 The Spirit of Pioneers – Best Short Documentary 

 Bamboo Ballads – Best Director

 The Second Encounter – Best Women Director

 A Winter’s Tale – Best Cinematography

 A Burst of Song – Special Mention

 BRIGHT PEOPLE – Special Mention

 Letter to Shaheen Bagh – Special Mention


Music Video

 Every Single Night – Best Music Video


Web Series

 Actors by Actors Show – Best Director

 Growing Up Guide Pup – Special Mention

 Animation Short Film

 Justin and the Werloobee – Best Animation

 Sign – Honorable Mention

 What Does it Mean to Accept Loneliness – Outstanding Achievement

 Indian Short Film

BENCHI – Best Short Film, Best Cinematography, Best Child Artist

 Ilavelpu – Honorable Mention & Best Actress Award

 PART TIME – Special Mention

 Alghol – Special Mention

 OMGI – Special Mention


International Short Film 

Madrid, Drawings… and Foreign Girls – Best Short Film, Best Cinematography

 The Deed – Best Director

 HILO 2 – Best Debut Director

 ALIVE – Best Women Director

 The First Time After – Best Drama

 The Bodega – Best Screenplay

 Jesse James – Best LGBT Film

 The Mulholland Club – Best Editing

 This Day That Year – Honorable Mention

 Ame no ManiMani – Honorable Mention & Best Actress Award

 Nuclear Family – Critic’s Choice & Best Actor Award

 The Infamous Belafontes – Critic’s Choice

 Dark Passenger – Special Mention

 Coathanger – Special Mention

 ANOTHER DAY – Special Mention


Filmmaker Reviews

Madras Independent Film Festival

Filmmakers Review

Arek Zasowski

Friendly and professional online event. Good communication with the Organisers. Beautiful laurel and certificate. I will submit again my future projects. Keep up the great work.

Brandie Rich

This was a wonderful festival! The communication was great and timely. This festival didn’t hesitate to respond to any of my questions regarding the process and I received my beautiful laurels and certificate very quickly. I look forward to submitting future projects to this festival.

Angelena Bonet

What an absolute honour to be a part of the Madras Independent Film Festival! To win Best Women Filmmaker for my documentary "Change The World" is a dream come true. Thank you for such a wonderful film awards ~ your communication and heartfelt care for independent filmmakers is much appreciated. Keep up the great work and I look forward to submitting more of my work in the near future!

Molly Gazay

Love this festival! We have won a few awards from Madras, and we couldn’t be happier. They were great at updating us, and promoting the materials on their social media and website!

MIguel Angel Barroso García

Great Festival that looks at independent cinema, auteur cinema of all genres !!! We are very grateful for the Award for our films !!! Good luck!!!

Ken Holmes

Fantastic festival! I’m thrilled to have been a part. Definitely recommend!

Craig Moore

Thanks to Madras Independent Film Festival for recognising my short film, Three Brothers Two, in their acting categories. Very pleased. Quick turnaround, very affordable and the certificates are nice!

Just A Girl 17x

Loved, loved loved this festival. This is Depression was chosen as an award winner and we couldn't be happier. Thank you so much MIFF... you are all lovely xx

Barron Smith

This was a excellent festival. They communicated well and everything was on time!!!!

Karthick K

Everything was good especially communication are in timely manner !
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