68th National Film Awards

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68th National Film Awards
Awarded forBest of Indian cinema in 2020
Awarded by Directorate of Film Festivals
Presented byDirectorate of Film Festivals
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The 68th National Film Awards ceremony is an upcoming event during which the Directorate of Film Festivals presents its annual National Film Awards to honour the best films of 2020 in Indian cinema. The award declaration date is yet to be confirmed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Selection process

The Directorate of Film Festivals invited online entries and the acceptable last date for entries was until 12 March 2021. Feature and Non-Feature Films certified by Central Board of Film Certification between 1 January 2020, and 31 December 2020, were eligible for the film award categories. Books, critical studies, reviews or articles on cinema published in Indian newspapers, magazines, and journals between 1 January 2020, and 31 December 2020, were eligible for the best writing on cinema section. Entries of dubbed, revised or copied versions of a film or translation, abridgements, edited or annotated works and reprints were ineligible for the awards. [1]

For the Feature and Non-Feature Films sections, films in any Indian language, shot on 16 mm, 35 mm, a wider film gauge or a digital format, and released in cinemas, on video or digital formats for home viewing were eligible. Films were required to be certified as a feature film, a featurette or a Documentary/Newsreel/Non-Fiction by the Central Board of Film Certification. [1]

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References

  1. 1 2 "Call for entries; 68th National Film Awards for 2020" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 7 March 2020.