About PMGS

Puran Murti Educational Institutions isone of the finest Institutions of India having well developed infrastructure situated in an eco-friendly location having nature friendly environment. The Institutional group is successfully running 5-6 technical institutions including Pharmacy, Architecture, Diploma & Bachelor’s in Engineering along with this reputed school. This institutional group is having over 5,000 students and 750 staff members. Founded in 2007 by Lt. Sh. Puran Singh & Smt. Murti Devi (renowned social activist in the city), Puran Murti today is a brand name in the field of education (from primary to higher level including higher technical education). Beyond these achievements, Dr.Vijaypal Nain (President)is running PMGS with vision to inspire generations of children to become socially motivated and conscious citizens of India and the world. PMGS therefore places great emphasis on children’s all-round development, moral character, and international exposure.


The recipient of the 2003 UNESCO Prize for Peace Education, PMGS mission is to create a better future for all children by maximizing opportunities for children through value-based education that initiates and promotes world unity and world peace for generations of children to become proactive world citizens.

Its name in the Guiness World Records, Puranmurti Global School today is the world’s largest city school with over 5,000 students on roll studying in 12 PMGS campuses dotting the city of Haryana in India.


PMGS education strives towards a holistic programme that helps maximize both individual and social good.

PMGS International Children’s Film Festival – PMGS ICFF

Cinema has always played a powerful role in influencing society.

PMGS ICFF addresses :
  • Powerful social medium of cinema: Partnership between home, school and society is strengthened effectively through the use of cinema. To reach out the larger target children’s audience, PMGS organizes International Children’s Film Festival – PMGS ICFF, curated on the theme: Film Festival For World Unity and World Peace.
  • In an effort to empower society: Special initiatives are being taken by PMGS for a safe and secure future of the world’s children and generations yet to be born. Puranmurti Global School has a full-fledged films division that produces meaningful educational documentaries and films produced under the ‘Jai Jagat’ banner telecast through many local, national and international channels.
  • PMGS 12th International Children’s Film Festival promises to unlock enriching experiences: Through a whole gamut of feature films, short films, feature animations, animation short and documentaries procured with an aim for entertainment from all over the world, it aims to showcase the right content inculcating moral values and world wide view.
  • Non-commercial, Non-profit venture for Edutainment: It seeks just not to expand the children’s film market or encourage makers to come forward to produce entertaining yet material, human and spiritually uplifting films, it also creates a conducive environment for children to pursue film making or many such creative career paths.

Over the years the festival has garnered enough support from the Indian films and television industry also called the Bollywood with lots of child actors, actors, directors, writers, singers have patronized PMGS ICFF by marking their presence during the nine day long festival. We have all the encouragement extended to us by the Chairperson of the Children’s Film Society of India (CFSI) too.


Organising Committees

Dr.Vijaypal Nain
President, PMGS

Principals of all PMGS Campuses


Working Committee

coming soon.

Awards

(i) Best Children's Feature Film The director gets a Golden trophy, a certificate and a cash prize of ₹ 1,35,000/- and the producer gets a certificate and a cash prize of ₹ 1,25,000/-
(ii) Best Animation Feature Film The director gets a Golden trophy, a certificate and a cash prize of ₹ 1,35,000/- and the producer gets a certificate and a cash prize of ₹ 1,25,000/-
(iii) Best Short Animation Film The director gets a silver trophy, a certificate and a cash prize of ₹ 75,000/- and the producer gets a certificate and cash prize of ₹ 65,000/-
(iv) Best Short Film The director gets a silver trophy, a certificate and a cash prize of ₹ 75,000/- and the producer gets a certificate and cash prize of ₹ 65,000/-
(v) Best Short Documentary Film The director gets a silver trophy, a certificate and a cash prize of ₹ 50,000/- and the producer gets a certificate and cash prize of ₹ 40,000/-
(vi) Special Jury Award The director gets a Silver trophy, a certificate and a cash prize of ₹ 60,000/- and the producers get a certificate and cash prize of ₹ 40,000/-

Rules & Regulations

FESTIVAL REGULATIONS
The Festival is being organised by the management of Puranmurti Global School Haryana, India.

WORLD PEACE & WORLD UNITY THROUGH EDUCATION

Objectives

The Festival aims at providing a common platform for the producers of Children's Films to project their views for proper development of children’s potential through meaningful films; and also for promoting friendship and co- operation among people of the world.

1. Date and Place:

The Festival will be held in Haryana city from 15th - 23rd April, 2020.

2. Regulations

The programme of the Festival will be divided into the following broad categories:

  • Feature Fiction
  • Short Fiction
  • Feature Animation
  • Short Animation
  • Short Documentary

3. The Festival Directorate reserves the right to exclude films which are not in conformity with aims of the Festival, or which could offend the national feelings and susceptibilities of any participating country, or are likely to promote racial discrimination or such films which may be detrimental to the cause of unity of humankind.

4. Details

  1. Films must be for children of all ages.
  2. Films must have been completed between:
    1st January, 2018 to 30th October, 2019.
  3. Eligibility period will be determined by the censorship visa/certificate of the country where the film has been produced.
  4. Entries will be subject to preview by a committee constituted by this Festival. A film which is not accepted for the Competition Section can be shown in other Section with the specific consent of the entrant.

The following prizes will be given away:

(i) Best Children Feature Film The director gets a Golden trophy, a certificate and a cash prize of ₹ 1,25,000/- and the producer gets a certificate and a cash prize of ₹ 1,25,000/-
(ii) Best Animation Feature Film The director gets a Golden trophy, a certificate and a cash prize of ₹ 1,25,000/- and the producer gets a certificate and a cash prize of ₹ 1,25,000/-
(iii) Best Short Animation Film The director gets a silver trophy, a certificate and a cash prize of ₹ 85,000/- and the producer gets a certificate and cash prize of ₹ 65,000/-
(iv) Best Short Film The director gets a silver trophy, a certificate and a cash prize of ₹ 85,000/- and the producer gets a certificate and cash prize of ₹ 65,000/-
(v) Best Short Documentary Film The director gets a silver trophy, a certificate and a cash prize of ₹ 60,000/- and the producer gets a certificate and cash prize of ₹ 40,000/-
(vi) Special Jury Award The director gets a Silver trophy, a certificate and a cash prize of ₹ 60,000/- and the producers get a certificate and cash prize of ₹ 40,000/-

5. DVDs for Selection

DVD’s (Preferably PAL system) of films may be sent, so as to reach the Festival not later than 30th October, 2019.

The video of the film can also be sent online at puranmurti@gmail.com (via Film Freeway, Festhome submission platforms or through Dropbox, Vimeo or via any other downloadable link in HD quality without a Watermark with English Subtitles burned in the video).

6. Entry of films in the Festival

Film Producers, Distributors or their duly authorized representatives or duly authorized government organization / agency of the participating countries may enter their films for the competition through the enclosed Entry Form.

7. The Festival organizers reserve the right to invite films they consider suitable for the film festival.

8. The Entry Form, duly filled in, separately for each film proposed to be entered should reach through Online or through by post to the Festival Director, by 30th October, 2019.

9. Film once entered for the festival can’t be withdrawn back.

10. Freight and Other Charges

  1. The DVD’s for screening during the festival should be sent at sender’s cost by International courier.
  2. The Festival will not bear freight or any other charges for unsolicited films/ videos sent to it, if these are not selected for screening in the Festival.

11. Subtitling

Films will normally be screened in their original language/version. Films in language other than English must have subtitles in English. Films that arrive without subtitles, or with subtitles other than in English, where such subtitles are not required, shall not be screened in the Festival.

12. General

  1. Films must be suitable for children‐ content should have no explicit violence, sexual reference or coarse/obscene language.
  2. The participants must ensure that they have the right to participate in the 12th PMGS International Children’s Film Festival-2020 with regard to parties connected with the production / distribution of the participating film and / or other right holders/licenses.
  3. Participation in the Festival implies acceptance of these Regulations.
  4. As a policy of the festival no screening fee is paid to the producer or distributor for screening the film in the festival.

13. Enclosures

  1. ONE copy of the ENTRY FORM
  2. Two copies of the film in DVD format with subtitles in English
  3. A Data CD consisting of
    • Synopsis of film in English
    • Film Stills (2 max.)
    • Director’s Photos

The items mentioned can be sent via email also at puranmurti@gmail.com or at puranmurti@gmail.com

14. Films can also be sent through online, i.e. through any downloadable link in HD Quality with English subtitles burned in the video or with Srt file at puranmurti@gmail.com

15. The organizers of the festival reserve the right to make changes in the screening schedule of films.

Correspondence and Shipping Address

All correspondence, Publicity material, DVDs & Digital Beta should be addressed to:

The Festival Director

12th PMGS International Children’s Film Festival-2020

Puranmurti Global School

PMGS Campus
Kami Road, Sonepat – 131001 (Delhi-NCR) Haryana, India
Phones: +91-130-2203514
Email: puranmurti@gmail.com
Website: www.puranmurti.in

Helpline
+91-9812814444, +91-9812816666

SCREENING SCHEDULE OF SELECTED FILMS

Results

11th PMGS International Children’s Film Festival - 2019

coming soon.

Contact Us

Puranmurti Global School

PMGS Campus
Kami Road, Sonepat – 131001 (Delhi-NCR) Haryana, India
Phones: +91-130-2203514
Email: puranmurti@gmail.com
Website: www.puranmurti.in

Admission Helpline
+91-9812814444, +91-9812816666