Best Performance Male
Best Performance Female
The Indian Film Festival showcases and celebrates the best of Indian cinema. Here are our nominations among films released between August 2020 to July 2021.
Best Indie Film
The winner of the Best Indie Film wins a URSA Mini Pro 4.6K G2 from Black Magic Design
The winner of the Best Film wins a URSA Mini Pro 4.6K G2 from Black Magic Design and a nomination in the Best Asian Film Category in the prestigious AACTA awards
For the first time, we are delighted to introduce IFFM Best Documentary Award.
The winner of the Best Documentary wins a URSA Mini Pro 4.6K G2 from Black Magic Design
Guneet Monga is an Indian film producer, executive producer of an Academy Award-winning short, a 2015 BAFTA nominee (for “The Lunchbox”), and the founder of Sikhya Entertainment a boutique film production house that produced notable films like Gangs of Wasseypur - Part 1, Gangs of Wasseypur - Part 2, Peddlers and The Lunchbox, Masaan, and Zubaan. Monga served as an Executive Producer on Period. End of Sentence. which won the 2019 Academy Award for Best Documentary Short Subject. Monga was voted as one of the top 12 women achievers in the Global Entertainment industry by The Hollywood Reporter and among the top 50 Indians changing India by India Today.
ADRIENNE Mc KIBBINS
Throughout her career in screen culture, Adrienne has been a film historian, film researcher, film critic, film programmer, and a film administrator. She has participated on film juries at international film festivals, in Hong Kong, Australia, Taiwan and India.
Adrienne has also served as advisor on the submissions panel for Indian cinema for APSA. She has also lectured on, and presented Indian films at events across Australia.
Although she has worked in film research on all types on cinema, her primary passion has been Asian cinema, particularly Indian (predominantly Hindi) Cinema, and has published on this topic.
Naman Ramachandran is a film trade journalist who is an international reporter for Variety, a critic specialising in South Asian cinema for Sight & Sound, and a fortnightly columnist on world cinema for The Hindu. Naman’s work as an author includes Rajinikanth: The Definitive Biography (Penguin), Lights, Camera, Masala: Making Movies In Mumbai (IBH) and chapters in Rough Guide To Film (Rough Guides), Movies: From The Silent Classics Of The Silver Screen To The Digital and 3D Era (Universe) and Movie Star Chronicles: A Visual History of 320 of the World's Greatest Movie Stars (Peregrine). Naman is a program advisor for the London Indian Film Festival, is on the advisory board of the Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles and is a trustee of the Satyajit Ray Foundation. He has previously worked with the British Film Institute, HBO Asia and MTV India. He is a BAFTA member.
Shubhra Gupta is a senior columnist and film critic at The Indian Express. She has written a widely-read weekly review column for over 20 years, and is one of India’s most well-known and respected film critics. She is a frequent traveller to film festivals around the world ( Berlin, Cannes,Toronto, Doha,Macao, Bangkok, Tehran), and has served on national and international juries. She curates and conducts the hugely popular platform, The Indian Express Film Club, in Delhi and Mumbai. The screening is followed by animated discussion, which she moderates.
One of the most rewarding aspects of her work is the creation and running of modules on 'Understanding Cinema' for students at media and technology institutes. She served as a member of the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) between 2012-2015. Shubhra received the prestigious Ramnath Goenka award for the best writing on film in 2012. Her first book, ‘50 Films That Changed Bollywood 1995-2015’, published by HarperCollins, is a unique account of the growth of the largest film industry in the world, in post-liberalised India.
Best Performance (Male) in Web Series
Best Performance (Female) in Web Series