Kerala State Chalachitra Academy (Motion Picture Academy of the Kerala State), an autonomous institution under the Department of Cultural Affairs, Government of Kerala has been functioning as the key State agency to promote cinema.
In a pioneering initiative, the Government of Kerala set up the Kerala State Chalachitra Academy in August 1998. The first of its kind in the country, the Academy is an effort to counter the gross commoditization of the film medium and a rightful recognition of the contribution of cinema to the cultural enlightenment of the society. It is guided by the motto that Cinema should contribute to the complete development of human being, both as an individual and as a social being.
The Academy today has become a major player in the cultural landscape of Kerala reaching students, teachers, and ordinary people through various initiatives designed to carry the message of cinema as not only a means of entertainment but of serious academic reflection and a tool to preserve and document the history of society.
The main activities of the Academy include functioning as a link between the Government and the film industry, the conduct of Film Festivals including International Film Festival of Kerala (IFFK), International Documentary and Short Film Festival of Kerala (IDSFFK), Regional IFFK (RIFFK), National Film Festival of Kerala (NFFK) every year, the preservation and propagation of Malayalam cinema, to intervene in film education, to document the history of Malayalam cinema, the honouring of persons and films that contribute to the aesthetics of Malayalam cinema. The Academy conducts the State Film Awards for the Government of Kerala.
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About the portal
This is the official web portal for the International Film Festival of Kerala. This portal is intended to disseminate information pertaining to each edition of the film festival being held annually at Kerala. Users can access and avail all information with respect to the film festival from this portal. This portal is owned by the Kerala State Chalachitra Academy. The portal is developed by C-DIT.
Links to external websites/portals.
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This portal is developed for disseminating information related to the International Film Festival of Kerala. This is the only official web portal for the International Film Festival of Kerala and is developed with an objective to provide a single source of information pertaining to all activities related to the festival.
Every endeavour has been made by the Kerala State Chalachitra Academy to provide up-to- date and accurate information through this web portal. All third party images/contents are copyrighted to their respective owners.
We also welcome your suggestions to improve this website and request that the error(if any) may kindly be brought to our notice.
Terms and Conditions
This web portal is owned by the Kerala State Chalachitra Academy.
This web portal is designed, developed and maintained by C-DIT.
There are materials in this web portal which are copyrighted by their respective owners, and presence of such material in this web portal shall not be considered as an endorsement for reproduction of the same.
Though all efforts have been made to ensure the accuracy and currency of the content on this website, the same should not be construed as a statement of law or used for any legal purposes. In case of any ambiguity or doubts, users are advised to verify/check with the Kerala State Chalachitra Academy and to obtain appropriate professional advice.
Under no circumstances will the Kerala State Chalachitra Academy be liable for any expense, loss or damage including, without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any expense, loss or damage whatsoever arising from use, or loss of use, of data, arising out of or in connection with the use of this web portal.
These terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the Indian Laws. Any dispute arising under these terms and conditions shall be subject to the jurisdiction of the courts of India.
What is new in the web portal
This is the revamped version of the web portal of the International Film Festival of Kerala. New features have been added for enhancing user experience such as classification of films and programs. Separate section for downloading different documents is provided. Separate contact us page is now available.
This web portal provides various information in PDF for downloading. These files can be viewed using various PDF readers, which can be downloaded from the internet for free. To view certain contents in the web portal, your browser needs to have required plug-ins or software.
The information of the Portal is accessible with different screen readers, such as JAWS, NVDA, SAFA, Supernova and Window-Eyes.
Following table lists the information about different screen readers:
|Screen Access For All (SAFA)||https://lists.sourceforge.net/lists/listinfo/safa-developer||Free|
|Non Visual Desktop Access (NVDA)||http://www.nvda-project.org||Free|
|System Access To Go||http://www.satogo.com||Free|
1. Is it necessary to register for accessing contents in this portal ?
Users do not need to register for availing any contents in this portal. They can browse the web portal in any web browser and view the contents.
2. Does this site offer registration for IFFK ?
This web portal is intended to provide information regarding IFFK. A separate web portal is developed to register for IFFK and its URL is https://registration.iffk.in.
3. Is there a facility to receive SMS/Email alerts in this web portal?
At present, the web portal does not offer any SMS/Email alerts.
4. Is there a facility to subscribe for magazines and journals of KSCA from this web portal.
This web portal does not provide any such facilities. For magazines/journals subscriptions, you are advised to visit the official website of the Kerala State Chalachitra Academy and the Delegate Registration web portal and their URL are http://keralafilm.com/ and https://registration.iffk.in respectively.
5. Can I download images of the films from this webportal ?
The images/posters/stills of the films represented in this web portal are copyrighted by their respective owners, and hence their permission has to be sought directly for reproduction in any manner.