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I would be glad to be proved wrong...

A grab from the film ''Pamphlet' The success of anything would probably be reflected on how consistent it has been. Judging by this standard, The National Short Film Festival (NSFF), an event organized by the Department of Media and Communication Studies (DMCS) of the Savitribai Phule University in Pune is a highly flourishing film festival, as they have been holding it for nearly eight consecutive years now. The film festival showcases films that are below thirty minutes in length - fiction and nonfiction & student or otherwise - and awards nominal cash prizes in about ten categories. Although the department head Dr Madhavi Reddy is the inspiring force behind the festival, all the planning and execution work is done by her students to whom she has delegated responsibilities. Going by the films that were screened in the film festival, it seems that the film festival over the years has given a much needed fillip to the ever thriving short film making scene in