New Delhi: The Awards for the first ever Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) and Centre for Media Studies (CMS) VATAVARAN – 2019 Short Film Competition and Festival on Environment were presented in a glittering ceremony at New Delhi today. Shri Ravi Agrawal, Additional Secretary, MoEF&CC presented the awards along with other senior officials of the Ministry.
The details of the category–wise winners of MoEFCC-2019 Short Film Competition and Festival on Environment are as under:
|Category||Prize||Id Number||Title||Running Time||Original Language||Director||location|
|School Students||First Prize||SFC2019 073||Clean and Green||00:02:24||English||Toon Club &EcoleMondialeWorld School||Mumbai|
|Second Prize||SFC2019 312||pleaseeee..||00:01:35||English||CHINH MEDIA CLUB STUDENTS|
|Third Prize||SFC2019 133||Let us breathe||00:02:58||Hindi||Harshita Bhatt||New Delhi|
|Special Mention||SFC2019 066||Our World||00:01:00||English||Kushagra Gaur||Pune|
|Amateur and College students||Second Prize||SFC2019 202||ONE LIFE||00:01:05||English||NISHANT KUMAR NISHU||Patna|
|Second Prize||SFC2019 326||sketch book||00:01:15||Hindi||Rishi Nikam||Dewas, MP|
|Third Prize||SFC2019 262||Aaina||00:02:59||Hindi||DhananjayKhanna|
|Professionals||First Prize||SFC2019 303||NOW, YOUR HOME?||00:02:00||English||Prasad PandurangMahekar||Kolhapur, Maharashra|
|Second Prize||SFC2019 020||The Silent Voice||00:02:30||Hindi||AnshulSinha|
|Third Prize||SFC2019 168||A WHIFF OF CLEAN AIR||00:02:32||English||AJAY SHARMA||Noida, UP|
The award distribution ceremony was the culmination of the four day festival where all the shortlisted films were showcased.
The details of category wise entries received and nominations for screening before Jury for selection of films are as under:
|Categories||Films Entry received||Nominated for screening before Jury|
|Professionals/ Film Studios||82||35|
|College Students/ Amateur||173||42|
Out of 345 entries received, 90 films were nominated for screening before the Jury comprising Shri Ramesh Sippy, Shri Rahul Rawail, Ms. Manju Borah and Ms. Agnimitra Paul, for selection of the final awardees for this competition.
The four day green festival was inaugurated on 27th November by Shri Suresh Prabhu, Member of Parliament and Chair of the 2019 Awards Jury of CMS VATAVARAN; Shri Ravi Agrawal; Ms Tamara Mona, Deputy Head, Embassy of Switzerland in India and Dr. N. BhaskaraRao, Chairman, CMS.
It is noteworthy to mention that Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, ShriPrakashJavadekar had announced the festival on June 6th, 2019 during the celebrations of World Environment Day.