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Chatrapati Shahu Maharaj Kolhapur Film Festival is a mission is to engage and inspire the community by screening films without discrimination, creating new films, teaching the art of film making, and networking with fellow filmmakers.
We provide an International platform that showcases all kinds of work from filmmakers, visual artists and musicians while providing educational opportunities during the festival.
The Chatrapati Shahu Maharaj Kolhapur Film Festival (CSMKFF) is for filmmakers and film lovers alike to be entertained, educated and inspired. KNSFF celebrates independent film and recognizes and pays tribute to accomplished artists on both sides of the camera in the international, national and regional film community. We provide filmmakers, producers, directors, writers and actors an environment to collaborate, present their work, and interact with each other and with film audiences. Our priorities are to showcase the most challenging and topically relevant documentaries each year and provide a platform for Others filmmakers.
Vision and Mission :
Chatrapati Shahu Maharaj Kolhapur Film Festival is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the discovery and development of independent artists and audiences. Through its programs, the festival seeks to discover, support, and inspire independent film, media, and theatre artists from the all over the World, and to introduce audiences to their new work.
We believe that a story driven by an individual, authentic voice can awaken new ideas that have the power to delight and entertain, push creative boundaries, spark new levels of empathy and understanding, and even lead to social change. We support independent storytellers and advance the impact of their work in the world.
Chatrapati Shahu Maharaj Kolhapur Film Festival is conducting a innovative international short film festival and invites participation from aspiring and upcoming independent filmmakers. A unique short film Festival, focusing on opportunity creation for global filmmakers. We celebrate the work of these artists by sharing their films in a city that triumphs originality, creativity and the weird.
We aim at facilitating the spreading of ideas and awareness on social issues through film. CSMKFF provides a great opportunity for people to discover the best material from the contemporary independent short film scene, a place for exchanging ideas and networking or simply a treat for a great night out.
Featuring great talent and special guests from the film industry, Shorts On Tap is striving to promote short film making. Coming to you from across a wide range of genres and styles and in the most inclusive way: from narrative to experimental; documentaries to animation and also music videos. We always deliver a varied, eclectic, dynamic show and we facilitate an engaged, vibrant and yet totally relaxed dialogue between filmmakers and audience members.