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Brand Film Idea Contest

Winning Prize- Cash Prize of INR 20,000 and work with Production House on the Final Ad


An Internationally renowned panel of judges shall judge all entries of this challenge. 

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Present an Idea

Diorama Talent Lab, a part of 4th Diorama International Film Festival & Film Bazaar is inviting Film Makers to make a 30 seconds advertising film on a certain product. All film entries are shared with the brand. 

Important Dates:

Entries Open / 28th July 2022

Entries Close / 2nd October 2022

Challenge Begins / 3rd October 2022

Challenge Ends / 10th October 2022

Winners Announce / 27th October 2022

Awards / 04th December 2022

Winners to get awards at the 4th Diorama International Film Festival Awards Ceremony, New Delhi.


Winners get Entry to Pitchfest and pitch their ideas to Producers and Film Studios. Click here to read more.


Pitchfest Dates:

Mentoring Sessions / 1st-3rd November 2022

Pitching Sessions / 1st-3rd December 2022

Entry Fee //

($20) INR 1,500 + Taxes for Ages 17 and Above

($10) INR 750 + Taxes for Ages 17 and Below

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Kireet Khurana

Kireet Khurana is a renowned Indian filmmaker, storyteller, and ad-film director. He has won more than 30 awards, including 6 prestigious President's National Awards for his films.

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Mozhgan Taraneh

Renowned Actress, Film Producer, Director, and Screenwriter, Mozhgan has worked across 200 feature, short films and Television Serials in Iran and India. She has also been on several International Film Festival Juries.

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Michael J Ferns

Michael J Ferns is a BAFTA Award-winning Film Director who has been making films from a very young age. He is a very successful commercial director in the UK.


Step 1

Click here to fill out the entry form. Once you do, you will get an email with the details.

Step 2

You will then get access to your Diorama Starter pack which has 150+ Masterclasses to learn, explore and experience different aspects of filmmaking, and other resources to help you get started.

Step 3

Read the Rules and Regulations in the PDF file below.

Step 4

Write the 2,000-word Story Idea, Outline, on any topic you like.

Step 5

Submit it online, with instructions given in the email.


Get Connected to Real Filmmakers, Interact with them, Pitch Ideas, and Kickstart your career in creative industries.

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Q. Who can enter/participate? A. Anyone. There is no bar on any country or region. The contest is open to global participation. Q. Any registration fee? A. The registration fee of INR 1500 (USD 15/Euro 12/-) can be paid online. Q. Which languages are allowed for Song and Musical Composition Competitions? A. The Contest is open to all Indian and International languages and dialects. Q. What should be the duration of the song? A. 3-5 minutes without credits. Q. What is the criteria for evaluation? A. The criteria shall be decided by the respective Jury. However, generally, it is based on originality, creativity, innovation and melody. Q. Can I submit more than one entry? A. Yes, you can pay for multiple entries and enter as many submissions as you want. Q. What is meant by musical composition, song or musical performance? A. The musical composition is a song composition with vocals and instrumentation. A song performance can be with or without instrumentation. The musical performance can be rendition of any musical instrument. Q. Can I change the submission after entering? A. Yes, you can change the submitted entry before closing of the deadline. Q. How does Diorama judge my submission? A. Your submission shall be judged by an eminent jury who may like to mentor you for performance at the Diorama Awards Ceremony. Q. Can I use an archival or other stock sound? A. No. However licensed music or effects can be used but with submission of a proper License purchased by you. Diorama doesn’t permit any unauthorized use of music, effects, sounds. Q. What about copyrights of my song, composition or performance after the contest? A. You are free to use it any way or form , once the final results are announced at the festival. Q. Can I sponsor this event? A. Please mail us at Q. Do I need to sign the Undertaking and the Agreement? A. Yes.

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