The 50th International Film Festival of India announces the films in Debut Competition section of the festival. The festival which has been launch pad to several filmmakers over the past 50 years aims at bringing the best first time filmmakers of the year in this section.
The 7 films competing for the Award for the Best Debut feature film of a director at 50th IFFI are:
Algerian film Abou Leila directed by Amin Sidi-Boumedine
The National Award winning film Hellaro by Abhishek Shah
Romanina film Monsters by Marius Olteanu
US film My Name is Sara by Steven Oritt
female filmmaker Eva Cool’s Cleo are the films which made it to Debut Competition this year
Korean film Romang by LEE Chang-geun
Malayalam film Uyare by Manu Ashokan
Award carries Silver Peacock, a certificate and a cash prize of Rs. 10,000,00/- to be given to a feature film that reflects a new paradigm in motion pictures in terms of aesthetic, technique or technological innovation.