Entertainment Society of Goa (ESG) in association with the Department of Public Health Dentistry, Goa Dental College and Hospital; will organise the 6th edition of Goa Anti-Tobacco Film Festival on 31st May 2024. This year’s theme is “Protecting Children from tobacco industry interference”.

According to a ESG media release, the aim of this festival is to select Ad Films to spread the message of harmful effects of tobacco use and its ill-effects, to decrease the occurrence of Oral Cancer and heart disease and to promote film art through non-profit screening of these films; the ultimate objective being to render Goa smoke free.

This festival will be held in two sections – Goa section and National Section.

The Goan section Ad Films should be made in Konkani, Marathi, Hindi or English. They should be produced by Goan producers/Production Houses, Goan individuals, students studying in Goa and educational and social institutions only. The Ad film should not be more than 2 minutes and should carry English subtitles.

The Ad Films in National section should be in Hindi or English language only and should be produced by an Indian producer/ Production Houses, Individuals/Students and educational and social institutions from India only. The Ad. film should not be more than 2 minutes and should carry English subtitles.

The eligible persons may register themselves by filling the registration form latest by 19th April 2024. The form and Rules and Regulations for this competition are available on www.esg.co.in

The last date for receipt of film entries along with supporting documents is 13th May 2024.

Following prizes will be awarded:

Goan section –1st Prize: Rs. 50,000. 2nd Prize: Rs. 30,000. 3rd Prize: Rs. 20,000.

National section: 1st Prize: Rs. 1 Lakh. 2nd Prize: Rs. 50,000. 3rd Prize: Rs. 30,000.

The award-winning Ad films will be used for promotions of anti-tobacco Ad campaigns across cinema theatres/TV channels, schools, colleges and other government department programmes and on the digital mode.


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