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USD 10 BILLION PROJECT INDYWOOD INVITES NOMINATIONS FOR 1 ST INDYWOOD ACADEMY AWARDS



Ushering in a new era for Indian cinema awards, the prestigious Project ndywood has initiatedthe 1 st ever Indywood Academy Awards (IAA).

To be held at HITEX, Hyderabad on December 1 st as part of the Indywood Film Carnival, the IAA is the first of its kind to move away from the traditional selection processes and will rely on a
multi-stage selection process that involves 1000+ members of the World Film Society and a 10 member Executive Jury Panel. Renowned Bengali filmmaker, music director and
cinematographer Goutam Ghose has confirmed as Chairman of the Executive Jury Panel.

The initial entries will be open to all and the contention list will be prepared internally, after which the short list nominations will be prepared based on recommendations given by members of the World Film Society. The final winners will be picked by the Executive Jury
Panel, who will then declare the winners on the day of the event, The primary aim of IAA remains to promote excellence in different categories of filmmaking, raise global attention for films that are not inherently commercial, and to encourage production of quality films on a global stage.

JURY COMMITTEE

The 10 member Executive Jury Panel will be headed by Goutam Ghose and will include Ashish Kulkarni, B Lenin, Madhu Ambat, Rangan Baradwaj, Ravi Varman, Shajith Koyeri, Viveck Vaswani, Vivek Agnihotri and Mayur Puri.

The World Film Society, a forum designed and developed for uniting film sectors across the world for the betterment of the global film industry, will play a crucial role in preparing the
nomination short list. Initiated as part of Project Indywood, WFS aims to support the movie industry by creating a close knit relationship between motion picture associations and their related departments.

The IAA will recognize excellence in Indian regional cinema and international cinema as part of Project Indywood’s mission to unify global cinema cultures under one roof. Awards will be presented in 26 categories, including Best Foreign Language Film and Best Performance in a Leading Role -Foreign Language Film

Entries to the 1 st Indywood Academy Awards can be submitted at
www.indywoodacademyawards.com/ or filmfreeway.com/indywoodacademyawards

AWARD CATEGORIES

? Best Actor in a Leading Role
? Best Actor in a Supporting Role
? Best Actress in a Leading Role
? Best Actress in a Supporting Role
? Best Child Artist
? Best Screenplay – Original
? Best Screenplay – Adapted
? Best Picture
? Best Director
? Best Children's Film
? Best Choreography
? Best Animated Feature
? Best Art Direction
? Best Cinematography
? Best Costume Design
? Best Sound Editing
? Best Sound Mixing
? Best Visual Effects
? Best Film Editing
? Best Makeup
? Best Music Direction
? Best Lyrics
? Best Playback Singer – Male
? Best Playback Singer – Female
? Best Foreign Language Film
? Best Performance in a Leading Role - Foreign Language ...

News Release: USD 10 BILLION PROJECT INDYWOOD INVITES NOMINATIONS FOR 1 ST INDYWOOD ACADEMY AWARDS
Submitted on: July 27, 2018 04:59:07 AM
Submitted by: Neha
On behalf of: www.indywoodacademyawards.com
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