Awards



SINEMA ZETU INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

Eligibility:

The Film Festival is currently accepting applications from filmmakers around the world.
World Cinema – World Cinema representation can be of movie from any country/langauge, produced or subtitled in English. Thus, any movie that will showcase the cultural diversity of the country can be part of the festival.
Swahili Panorama ' will focus on SERIES, Short Films, Documentaries and Feature Films produced or fully dubbed in Swahili ;

The festival reserves the right to accept any films with a specific interest to the festival. Those films that were nominated for awards or that has won awards in the past will have direct entry to the competition. They will represent the festival as special nominees.

We encourage filmmakers to submit their works in any genre, features, documentaries, shorts and animation. Deadline for submission of films for 'Swahili Panorama' will be 30th November and “World Cinema’ will be 31st December, 2018.

Competition – Certificate of Excellence & Cash Awards

The competition categories include: Feature Fiction, Documentary, Short/Animation. There will be Talent and Industry Awards, together with Special Jury Awards to nominated categories.
In acknowledgement of the role that films play in contemporary society, festivals bestow awards as a to filmmakers as a tribute to their creativity, innovation and commitment. The awards will be as follows:

  • Documentary – Swahili Panorama
  • Short Film –Swahili Panorama
  • Feature Film –Swahili Panorama.

DOCUMENTARIES

Awards Certificate of Excellence Cash Awards
Best Film
Best Director

SHORT FILMS

Awards Certificate of Excellence Cash Awards
Best Film
Best Director
Best Screen Play
Best Editing
Best Original Music
Best Cinematography

FEATURE FILMS

Awards Certificate of Excellence Cash Awards
Best Film
Best Director
Best Actor
Best Actress
Best Comedian
Best Screen Play
Best Editing
Best Original Music
Best Cinematography
Special Jury Mention- Movie on National Integration
Best Film-Popular Appeal and Aesthetic Value