The third edition of Whatashort Independent International Film Festival (WIIFF 2017) will kick off on the July 8 and continue till July 9 at the Instituto Cervantes, Connaught Place, New Delhi. This year, more than 400 films have participated in the 17 categories from 34 countries. WIIFF is an annual short film festival of Whatashort.com, that celebrates annual film festival in India which represents diversity, change in society, innovation and creative achievement in filmmaking.
Some of the short listed films this year are Yashpal Sharma’s ‘Sanyog’, Shruti Ulfat’s ‘Amrita Aur Main’ and Madhoo’s ‘Everything is fine’.
This year, Anurag Arora joins the jury. Arora has been part of such interesting Bollywood films like ‘Dangal’, ‘Raees’, ‘Hindi Medium’,Oye Lucky, Lucky Oye’. Michael Wong, the Chinese film-maker will also join the jury.
There’s an interesting lineup of films at the WIIFF 2017. One of them is ‘The School Bag’, the critically acclaimed film by director Dheeraj Jindal and starring Rasika Duggal.
This year will also see the launch the Whatashort Independent Creator Awards, an initiative to recognise and reward individual creators or a group providing great content on an individual basis.
Also coming up is a new segment, Whatshort Premiere, where Whatashort will premiere a film-maker’s movie.
There’s more good news for film fans. The festival is holding free screenings for the two days. People interested will have to register themselves via the Festival’s Facebook page or by visiting the website. Links are given below:
Registration Full link : https://www.eventshigh.com/detail/Delhi/15e8af2a7a298f11a6834a8f8eabf534
Registration Short URL : http://bit.ly/wiiffattend
Festival Event on FB : https://www.facebook.com/events/836842763148845/