Film Categories

  •       Super Short Films (under 7 Minutes)
  •       Animated Short Films (Up to 15 minutes)
  •       International Live-Action Shorts 
          (up to 40
    Minutes) 
  •       International Short Documentary
          (Up to 40 Minutes)
  •       Indian Live-Action Shorts (Up to 40 Mins)
  •       Indian Short Documentary
          (Up to 40 Mins)
  •       International Feature Length
  •       International Documentary Feature
  •       LGBTQ Films
  •       Women Empowerment Films
  •       Environmental Films
  •       Travel film / docu-series
  •       Student Films

Award Categories

1) YIFF Jewry Award

2) Best Super Short

3) Best Animated Short

4) Best International Live action short

5) Best International Documentary Short

6) Audience award – International Live-Action 

7) Audience Award -International Documentary

8) Best Indian Live-Action Short 

9) Best Indian Documentary short

10) Audience Award Indian Live-Action Short

11) Audience Award Indian Documentary Short

12) Best Feature Film Award

13) Best Documentary Feature

14) Audience Award – Feature Film

15) Audience Award – Documentary Feature

16) Best LGBTQ Film

17) Best Women Empowerment Films

18) Best Environmental Film

19) Best Travel Film

20) Best Trailer

21) Best Poster

22) Best Performance By an Actor in a short film 

23) Best Performance by an actress in a short film

24) Best Performance by an Actor in a Feature length film 

25) Best Performance by an actress in a feature-length film

Technical Awards 

26) Best Cinematography in a Live-Action Short

27) Best Editing in a live-action short

28) Best Background score In a Live-action Short

29) Best Sound Design in a live action short

30) Best Cinematography in a Documentary Short

31) Best Editing a Documentary  short

32) Best Background score In a documentary short

33) Best sound design in a documentary short

34) Best Cinematography Feature Length

35) Best Editing in a Feature Length Film

36) Best Background score In a Feature-Length Film

37) Best sound design in a Feature Length Film

38) Best Background score In a Feature Length Documentary 

39) Best Cinematography Feature-Length Documentary 

40) Best Editing in a Feature Length documentary

41)   Best Sound Design in a Feature Length Documentary