Maharashtra Forest Department, in collaboration with Sanskruti Foundation presents

Harit Vasundhara International Short Film Festival 2021


Submit your entries from : 26th November 2021 to 26th December 2021

Rules and Regulations Harit Vasundhara Mahotsav 2021

Please read the rules regulation carefully before participating in competition


Video can be in the form of:

  1.  Short film
  2.  Biography
  3. Documentary
  4.  Animation 
  5. Art(Paper Making)
  6. Folk song
  7. Monologue
  8. Mimicry
  9. Poem
  10. Singing
  11. Story or Case-study
  12. Interviews/News Columns/Survey about Environment

Topics of competition

  1. Environment Security.
  2. Human roles in Preservation
  3. Balance of Environment
  4. Effect of Human interference in Environment.
  5. Importance of Environment in human life
  6. Nature Lover(Inspiring Person Or Role model)
  7. Environment and human life
  8. Viewpoint towards Environment
  9. Nature and Human relationship
  10. Jungles cutdown and burning tragedy
  11. Steps to balance/preserve Environment
  12. Environmental institutes and their role
  13. Social awareness for Environment
  14. Interviews/News Columns/Survey about Environment
  15. Protection of hills

Note: We will accept 360-degree video content related to the environment, videos traditions, art forms in your which depicts and conserves nature.

Rules of competition

  1. There are no age restrictions. You can participate from anywhere in the world.
  2. Video length should be a minimum of 1 minute and a maximum of 30 minutes (Subtitles are mandatory  if your film is not in English, Marathi, or Hindi language.)
  3. It is mandatory to fill entry form on from 26th Nov.2021 to 26th Dec. 2021
  4. Selected participants will be informed via email, mobile and social media.
  5. From all participants, the top 30 films will be selected and will be awarded by trophy and certificate.  
  6. It is mandatory to submit on environmental issues. 
  7. You must submit your original work. Your video should not violate copyright law( Your video should not consist of commercial but unlicensed audio, video stock images if you are using them). You will be held solely responsible for it and barred from competition. 
  8. The jury of the competition will be from the forest department. 
  9. The award ceremony will take place on 9th January 2022. There will be a screening of top 20 films and prize distribution at 4 pm at Maharashtra Government Forest Office, Gokhale Nagar, Pune.411016
  10. After verification of your videos, you will be informed about your selection and non-selection via email and social media. 
  11. 30 top videos will be awarded trophies and certificates.
  12. The participation fee is ₹500.
  13. Considering the covid situation. Award ceremony may be canceled and prizes will be sent to participants by post or courier. 

How to submit your videos?

You can submit your videos via Google drive or the Vimeo platform. 

To Submit videos via Google drive 

On your computer, you can upload from or your desktop. You can upload files into private or shared folders.

  1. On your computer, go to
  2. At the top left, click New File Upload or Folder Upload.
  3. Choose the folder/ video you want to upload.
  1. Select share option on top right corner add email,( adding email ensures privacy )

To submit videos via Vimeo

  1.  Log in to your Vimeo account.
  2.  If you have uploaded a video share your link. 
  3. If you have an upgraded version you can share your link with password on our email id
Mahesh: +919175261003
Sunny: +919922974144
Rajesh: +919096836577
Thank you And Best Luck !!

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