The Jaipur International Film Festival, the world’s fastest growing film festival, is held every year now for 5 days from 27-31 January in Jaipur, India
As you already know, Jaipur International Film Festival-JIFF is organized every year from 27th to 31st January for the period of 5 days. However, considering the chain of cultural activities happening in Jaipur during the tourist season and due to Film Market plans it has been decided that the festival would be organized this year from January 30th to 3rd February, 2013.
Launched in January 2009, Jaipur International Film Festival -JIFF became expanding establishing name in organizing world film festival every year in Rajasthan PINK CITY OF JAIPUR in India.
And now Jaipur is having an honor of organizing World’s Fabulous Red Carpet award ceremony on February 03, 2013.
The purpose of this film festival is to promote new movie makers, exchange of knowledge, information, ideas & culture between India & other nations in context of their social and cultural ethos. JIFF also promotes friendship and co-operation among people of the world through the medium of films & documentaries.
Though the film festivals have became a regular affair in most countries yet most of them cater only to selected audience as well as entertain the commercially successful film makers and related personalities. However, JIFF intends to organize a festival that connects the film fans & movie goers with the world, especially the serious filmmakerS & their associates so as to bring about greater understanding of the art of film making.
Jaipur International Film Festival Trust is registered under act of public trust act 1959 (1959 ka 42) under the Devasthan Commissioner, Jaipur Khand, Jaipur office.
The Fourth JIFF 2012 has received 902 films from 70 countries.
The third JIFF 2011 was held with overwhelming response & it was a feather in crown.
15000 film lovers and film makers visited the festival.
Altogether 600 films were received from 67 countries of the world.
144 short, documentary, animation and feature films were screened from 67 countries.
The second JIFF 2010 was held with overwhelming response & it was a feather in crown.
10000 film lovers and film makers visited the festival.
Altogether 350 films were received from 41 countries of the world.
87 short & documentary films and two feature films were screened from 23 countries.
Viewers & readers of JIFF 2010- Around 15 billions in world.
Ninety-four films were sent to Union Information and Broadcasting Ministry, Government of India, New Delhi for official approval, and of that 87 films got censor clearance.
The first JIFF 2009 was a first milestone towards success.
3500 film lovers & film makers attended the festival.
Altogether 148 films were received from 7 different countries.
58 short & documentaries, and 2 feature films were screened from 6 foreign countries.
Viewers & readers of JIFF, 2009 Around 10 billion in Rajasthan, 20 billion in India & 2 billion in the world.