JIFF is world’s first film festival which received films from 100 countries within just
7 years of existence.
JIFF is World's Biggest Competitive Film Festival (in fiction films) from 2019 onwards.
JIFF is 1st film festival in the history of Indian film festivals which was organized at 10 screens in 2013.
32 films have received 37 National Film Awards and 1 feature film has received Academy Award (Oscar) after being
awarded at the Jaipur International Film Festival in previous years.
JIFF has the privilege to launch guest country category to France in 2011 followed by Cannes Film Festival.
JIFF launched maximum programs in minimum time all over the world.
Jaipur International Film Festival is the world’s fastest growing and now a prestigious Film Festival.
It doesn’t matter where you are living but if you are a film buff, JIFF is the right place for you which is held in Jaipur every January. Here you can experience the world of cinema and see wonderful films, Oscar nominated films along with regional languages films from around the world and also debutant director’s films all at one place. Welcome to the new emerging Film Capital of India & the World, where you can meet talented filmmakers, writers, directors, producers, distributors, and sales agents. It’s a great place to connect with people and share your thoughts and ideas, and also you can find here new business.
JIFF has provided a new platform to filmmakers from all over the world where they meet each other and try to find opportunities to jump their borders and get together to collaborate with one another for making films. The ‘Co-Production Meet’ during the festival has played a very significant role in establishing Jaipur as the capital of the world cinema. (from SUJAS magazine, published by Government of Rajasthan)
Evolving fast among all the Film Festivals of the world JIFF through its nine yearly festivals has been able to establish Jaipur as the prominent capital of the world cinema. (from SUJAS magazine, published by Government of Rajasthan)
"Best of luck, It was great to be here. I hope JIFF one day will be beautiful film festival of cinema world around the globe." JAGMOHAN MUNDHARA, Film Director from India
"JIFF can become one of the finest film festivals of the world and I do wish for the same." MARC BASCHET, Film producer from France
"It is advisable to make Rajasthan a film archive to explore the possibilities in this state."JAYA BACHCHAN, Film actress from India
"The selection of films in this festival was excellent."-Dainik Navjyoti
Don’t panic. We can all fight coronavirus. Prevention is the best cure. Until the virus is eradicated from all over the world, the JIFF family requests the filmmakers not to send the film etc. by post. At present, all the details should be sent by mail or digital medium only. Due to the spread of COVID-19, JIFF has decided not to send the postage sent abroad.
For now, awards, certificates, Blu-ray etc. will not be sent. Sorry for the inconvenience.
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Jaipur 5 January: 18th January will mark the beginning of the 11th Aryan JIFF from 5:00 PM at historical GEM Cinema.
25 Film Makers from 25 countries across the globe will simultaneously inaugurate the JIFF 2019.
GEM of Jaipur will be revived for JIFF.
232 films of 64 countries along with advantageous workshops, seminars and special chat sessions will be a part of JIFF.
7 venues will be the hub for JIFF 2019.The main venue for JIFF 2019 will be GEM Cinema.
JIFF RELEASES SECOND LIST
Jaipur 5 December: The second list released on Wednesday contains 106 films (54 Indian and 52 International) from 43 different countries. The selection of these films is combined effort of the 28 member International Selection Board.
The Second list of nominated films consists of 21 Feature Films, 9 Documentary Feature Films, 6 Short Documentary Films, 7 Animation Short Films, 1 Audio Music, 48 Short Fiction Films, 6 Mobile Films and 8 Web Series. It also includes 11 films from Rajasthan.
JIFF RELEASES FIRST LIST
Jaipur 5 November: The Jaipur International Film Festival – JIFF – one of the most prominent film festivals of the world has released its first list of nominations on Monday morning.
A total of 124 films from India and abroad were able to find a place in the first list. These films were selected from among 1807 submissions received from around 89 countries across the world.
The total time period of the selected films is 4249 minutes.
PREM CHOPRA to be honoured with the JIFF Evergreen Star Achievement Award
Chopra has acted in more than 380 FILMS
Born on 23rd September 1935, Prem Chopra is undeniably a very popular face of Indian Cinema. He has proved his acting in more than 380 films in a span of 60 years. He has played the main villain or antagonist in many of Rajesh Khanna's famous films, which audiences and critics appreciate and remember hitherto.
Padma Shri Shaji N. Karun to be honoured with the JIFF Outstanding Lifetime Achievement Award 2020
Born on 1st January 1952; Shaji N. Karun is a well-known Film Director and Cinematographer. He has been the Premier Chairman of the Kerala State Film Academy. Significantly; this academy has been India's First Film and TV Academy. He has also been the Executive Chairman of the International Film Festival of Kerala from 1998 to 2001.
Shaji N. Karun is known for his remarkable films like Piravi | Swaham | Vanaprastham and Kutti Srank. His debut film Piravi  has won the Award at the Cannes Film Festival. He has also received the National Award for Best Direction for Piravi. Not only this, he has been awarded with National Awards for Best Film for Kutty Srank and Vanaprastham.
Currently Shaji N. Karun is the chairman of the Kerala State Film Development Corporation.
The Mahakumbh of Films is going to kick off in the city in the approaching days. The grand opening of the Jaipur International Film Festival 2020 is going to take place on 17th January, which will be held in Maharana Pratap Auditorium. There will be an Opening Ceremony at 5 pm, where Veteran Film Actor Mr. Prem Chopra will be awarded the Evergreen Star Achievement Award by Jaipur International Film Festival 2020. At the same time, Padma Shri Shaji N. Karun would be awarded with Outstanding Lifetime Achievement Award 2020.
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JIFF is a magical experience everyone should have. No festival treats you with more respect. From the fantastic organization to the amazing Royal Dinner and the innovative events, JIFF creates a unique atmosphere of friendship, loyalty and fun that makes you proud to be part of.
This is such a great festival and I was really honoured being part of. Everything was setup beautifully and the hospitality was amazing. We were invited to diners with shows. The screenings were in big theatres and the award ceremony was well organised in a beautiful cinema theatre too.
I had a great time attending the festival. I got good opportunity to interact with many awesome film makers around the world. I saw all my favorite award winning documentary films i.e.The Island, Indus Blues and Point of No Return.
One of the most caring and heartfelt festivals I've been to. Lots of special events and chances to meet new and like minded people from all over the world. Overall a very unique and amazing experience.