PIX has announced the PIX Short Film Festival, where directors can send in their short films to the channel. PIX will then select from these and air some of these films. The entries for the short film festival will be open from June 1 to July 15 2007. There is no participation fee and each individual is entitled to multiple entries. All formats, including short films shot on video phones, will be accepted.
“At PIX, we are aching to give new filmmakers an India wide venue to show us what they've got. We know there's great talent throughout our great nation, and here's a chance for them to show millions of PIX viewers their work. You never know who will watch your work and take notice,” said Sunder Aaron, Business Head, PIX.
To participate in the PIX Short Film Festival filmmakers have to visit the PIX website and register. The short film has to be original and should not exceed 30 minuteds on any topic.