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17th JIFF, 17 - 21 January 2025

Greatest Edition in the World Cinema History

W E L C O M E !

Now JIFF will be organized in different cities of India and also abroad. Along with the torch campaign, a dialogue will also be held for the betterment of world cinema. If you want to host in your city or country write to us at: hellojiffindia@gmail.com

329 films from 67 countries nominated for JIFF 2024 out of 2971 films recived from 82 countries.
A total of 101 full length feature fiction films are in the competition. This is a world record.

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India's biggest film promotional campaign for Indian Cinema organised in 2022. Now for World CInema, are you ready!

जोधपुर में आयोजित हुआ इंडियन पैनोरमा का सबसे बड़ा फिल्मी प्रमोशन ‘टॉर्च कैम्पेन’.

इंडियन पैनोरमा की 12 विभिन्न भारतीय भाषाई फुल लैंथ फिल्मों को लेकर पुरे देश में चलाया जा रहा है ये अभियान.

तीन राजस्थानी भाषा की फुल लैंथ फिल्मों नीरज खंडेलवाल की मिंजर, दीपांकर प्रकाश की नानेरा, अनिल भूप की सुभागी तथा हेमंत सिरवी की हिंदी फिल्म गोडलिया ( Gadoliya) भी जिफ में दिखाई जा रही है.


Indian panorama’s biggest film’s promotional ‘TORCH CAMPAIGN’ is organized in MUMBAI

Well-known film script writers Kamlesh Pandey, Robin Bhatt, and Vinay Shukla were special guests of the campaign event, Kamlesh Pandey has also been a Jury member of JIFF Indian Panorama

A great number of producers, filmmakers, actors, actresses and people from the film industry attended the significant event

Robin Bhatt mentioned the JIFF Torch Campaign as a very significant and relevant step for Indian Cinema

रीजनल सिनेमा में ही भारतीय सिनेमा की उम्मीद है - विनय शुक्ला

मुझे गर्व है रीजनल सिनेमा पर और अफ़सोस है हिंदी सिनेमा पर. अगर कभी भारतीय सिनेमा को ऑस्कर मिला तो केवल रीजनल सिनेमा को. रीजनल सिनेमा हिंदी सिनेमा पर थप्पड है.

कमलेश पाण्डे

From Jaipur to Guwahati and Kolkata, JIFF Torch Campaign now reaches CHENNAI on 26 November 2022

Famous Tamil music composer, singer, actor, and director Gangai Amaran graced the event as Chief Guest

This is a historical moment for TAMIL and INDIAN CINEMA - Gangai Amaran


‘JIFF's Torch Campion reached Kolkata via Guwahati on 18 Novrmber 2022.

Famous actress Rituparna Sengupta, Actor Saswata Chatterjee and Producer – Director Goutam Ghose attended the significant ‘TORCH CAMPAIGN’.

There should be a category for the Best Foreign Film in National Film Awards – Hanu Roj.
The third phase will be organized on 26th November, in Chennai.


JIFF starts ‘JIFF INDIAN PANORAMA’s biggest Film Promotion from Guwahati on 15 November 2022.

JIFF declares the establishment of the INDIAN CINEMA FUND in Guwahati.

Riniki Bhuyan Sarma becomes the first board director of the INDIAN CINEMA FUND.

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I have never seen such a Co-Production Meet in India, well planned and well managed.
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Films received

Films screened



Inaugurated by

2009 150 59 8 1/1 A group of people
2010 350 87 41 1/1 Mr. Arun Dutt
2011 650 144 67 2/3 Shri Ashok Gehlot, Chief Minister Rajasthan
2012 917 179 70 6/6 Smt. Jaya Bachchan
2013 1397 217 90 7/10 Smt. Hema Malini
2014 1587 156+156 90+ 3/5 A group of people
2015 1807 159 100+ 3/4 Mr. Anupam Kher and Mr. Shaji N. Karun
2016 2176 152 100+ 6/7 Mr. Prakash Jha
2017 2004 134 100+ 3/4 Mr. Ramesh Prasad
2018 2019 136 100+ 2/3 Mr. Surendra Bohra & A group of people
2019 2221 232 103 6/7 Dr. B D Kalla (Minster of Art and Culture),
Mr. Robin Bhatt & 25 filmmakers from 25 countries
2020 2411 240 100+ 7/9 Shri Ashok Gehlot, Chief Minister Rajasthan &
Shri Vishvendra Singh, Tourism Minister Rajasthan
2021 2121 266 85+ 0/0 Online
2022 2100 279 52+ 2/3 Shri Ashok Gehlot, Chief Minister Rajasthan &
Shri Vishvendra Singh, Tourism Minister Rajasthan (Hybrid edition)
2023 2205 282 63 4/7 Mrs. Aparna Sen, Film Director, Screenwriter and Actress
2024 2971 329 67 2/2 .

JIFF Achievements…

  • 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.

  • 52 films have received 62 National Film Awards after being awarded at the Jaipur International Film Festival in previous years.

  • Many films have been nominated and awarded in OSCAR after being selected/awarded at the Jaipur International Film Festival in previous years.

  • JIFF is 1st film festival in the history of Indian film festivals which was organized at 10 screens in 2013.

  • 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)




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3rd list of nominated films in 6 categories for JIFF 24 is out.

Jaipur, 1 January 2024: The Jaipur International Film Festival (JIFF) 2024 organizing committee is pleased to announce the 3rd list of nominated films for the festival. For third list, festival office received 257 films from 15 countries. After careful consideration, jury members have selected 36 films from 5 countries for the festival.

To date, no film festival in the world has included more full-length feature fiction films than JIFF. Hanu Roj said that in the first list released in November for the JIFF 2024, 157 films from 29 countries were selected and in the second list released in December, 62 films from 14 countries were selected. So far, out of 2271 films received from 62 countries, 255 films from 37 countries have been nominated including third list. The fourth list of nominated films and the festival program will be released on January 21, 2024.

JIFF Spokes Person Rajendra Bora informed that in third list out of selected films under 6 categories include 10 Feature Fiction Films | 7 Documentaries Feature Films | 10 Short Fiction Films | 5 Short Documentary Films | 1 Web Series and 3 Songs.

Jaipur, 15 December 2023: 19 Jury Members from 12 countries selected 62 films from 14 countries out of 507 films from 35 countries in 2nd list.

First list of nominated films in 9 categories for JIFF 2024 is out.

Jaipur, 5 November 2023: | The organizers of Jaipur International Film Festival - JIFF, which has become a favorite film festival of the world film community, has released the first list of nominated films on Sunday.

For 16th Jaipur International Film Festival JIFF 2024 ~ 1507 film submissions from 56 countries are received. JIFF organizing committee has released the 1st list of nominated films for 9 categories for the festival. 157 films from 29 countries have got a place in this list. 19 jury members from 12 countries have selected these films.

JIFF spokes Person Rajendra Bora informed that out of selected films under 9 categories include 36 Feature Fiction Films | 9 Documentaries Feature Films | 1 Animation Feature Film | 85 Short Fiction Films | 6 Short Documentary Films | 10 Short Animation Films | 7 Mobile Films | 2 Web Series | 1 Songs including 22 Student Films.

JIFF starts ‘JIFF INDIAN PANORAMA’s biggest Film Promotion from Guwahati

Jaipur: 11 Novemebr 22 - Beginning on 15th November, the TORCH CAMPAIGN will continue for 3 months, in 12 cities of the country.

12 full-length films of various Indian languages of ‘JIFF INDIAN PANORAMA’ to be included in TORCH CAMPAIGN.

Film’s screening to continue from 6th to 10th January in Jaipur, 12 Awards to be given.

This JIFF INDIAN PANORAMA campaign is given the name of ‘TORCH CAMPAIGN’ by JIFF, festival founder–director Hanu Roj tells. A number of approximately one thousand producers, directors, actors, actresses, and film professionals are going to participate in this exclusively designed campaign. On 15th November, TORCH CAMPAIGN will be launched in Vivanta Taj Hotel [Guwahati, Assam], where Assamese filmmakers would grace this special occasion with their esteemed presence. Chief Guests of the Launching Ceremony would be Assam’s Chief Minister’s wife, noted filmmaker and entrepreneur Riniki Bhuyan Sarma, and Partha Sarathi Mahanta, Guwahati’s Joint Commissioner of police. Mahanta is a documentary filmmaker himself.

Through displaying Film trailers and ground promotion, these films will be promoted during the Launching Ceremony. With the dialogue “Indian Cinema: Today and Tomorrow”, regional films of that state [which are nominated in JIFF] would be discussed. These films would be screened in Jaipur, in the month of January, during the 15th edition of Jaipur International Film Festival and awards would be declared simultaneously.

After launching in Guwahati on 15th November, this TORCH CAMPAIGN will be organized in Kolkata [18th November], Chennai [26th November], Mumbai [1st December], Chandigarh [16th December], Rohtak [17th December], and Jodhpur [26th December]. Next to the event in Jodhpur, the torch will be handed over to the filmmakers of Delhi, who will bring it to Jaipur on 5th January.

In KOLKATA, the Second event of the TORCH CAMPAIGN will be organized at the Hindusthan International hotel, where famous actress Rituparna Sengupta and renowned filmmaker Goutam Ghose will be chief guests.

In CHENNAI, the third event of the TORCH CAMPAIGN will take place at Prasad Preview Theatre of Prasad Labs, where well-known music composer, singer, and director Gangai Amaran would be the Chief Guest.

In MUMBAI, the fourth event of the TORCH CAMPAIGN will be organized at The Club, Mumbai, where many film stars will be present.

12 full-length films of different Indian languages get selected in JIFF Indian Panorama

Jaipur 28.10.22 | 15th edition of Jaipur International Film Festival-JIFF is going to kick off from 6th to 10th January 2023. JIFF is going to be absolutely special this time, as 12 full-length films made in various Indian languages of Indian Panorama are chosen to be screened in the festival.
The selected films include the Malayalam film The One and The Many within by Chidambara Palaniappan L, the Bengali film #Homecoming by Soumyajit Majumdar, the Tamil film Visithiran by M Padmakumar, the Tamil film Gargi by Gautham Ramachandran, Marathi film Taath Kana by Girish Mohite, Tamil, Telugu film Shadow of the Night by Radhakrishnan Parthiban, Malayalam film Nest of Sorrows by Joshy Mathew, Tamil film Maamanithan [The Great Man] by Seenu Ramasamy, Tamil film Mugizh by Kartick Swaminathan, Malayalam film Avanovilona By Sherry and Deepesh T and Assamese film Bokul Phulor Dore by Sanjeev Hazarika. A film will be announced.

Padma Shri Shaji N Karun will be the Jury Chairperson of JIFF Indian Panorama

Jaipur 01 November 2022 | OSCAR-winning filmmakers will select films for awards for JIFF Indian Panorama.

Experts from all areas of filmmaking to represent the Jury.

Padma Shri Shaji N Karun will be the Jury Chairperson of JIFF Indian Panorama.

Films screenings to continue from 6th to 10th January, Films will receive Awards in 12 categories.

Noted five filmmakers to choose awards for 12 films

The prestigious jury includes Jim Rygiel, who has won 3 Academy Awards [Oscars] and 3 BAFTAs for Best Visual Effects for the very popular film THE LORD OF THE RINGS TRILOGY. Stephen Castor from Hollywood is on the Jury, who has partnered in business with Jim Rygiel, three-time Oscar winner for Best Visual Effects for THE LORD OF THE RINGS TRILOGY. Marc Baschet is a big producer and cinematographer, known for No Man's Land [2001, Oscar-winning film], Before the Rain [1994] and The Adopted Son [1998] is also a Jury member, who has participated in JIFF twice. The jury has two big names from the Indian Film Industry as well including veteran screenplay writer and teacher Anjum Rajabali. He has written films like Drohkaal [1994], Ghulam [1998], The Legend of Bhagat Singh [2002], Toofan (2021), Satyagraha (2013), Chakravyuh (2012), Aarakshan (2011), Raajneeti (2010), Apaharan (2005). He’s known for advocating for the rights of Indian scriptwriters.

Shaji N Karun is an Indian film director and cinematographer, who would be the Chairperson of this jury. His debut film Piravi [1988] won the Caméra d'Or – Mention d'honneur at the 1989 Cannes Film Festival.



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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.

Uwe Schwarzwalder

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.

Gnanendra Shamaiah

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.

Christian Jilka

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.



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