The seven day long 18th International Children’s Film Festival closed at Lalitha Kala Thoranam, Hyderabad.
The government is reportedly giving Rs 35 lakhs subsidy and also exempting tax on films made for children.
The awards given at the closing ceremony were as follows:
- The Golden Elephant trophy for Best Little Director – Breaking the Silence and Tamatar Chor
- Jury award for Best Artwork – Goopi Gawaiyan Bagha Bajaiya
- Prize for Competition International Shorts – Chinti (Russian)
- Competition International Animation – Ernest et Celestine (Franch)
- Competition International Live Action, second Nina Alexandra for A Horse on the Balcony
- Competition International Live Action, First – Kauwboy (Netherlands)
Source – New Indian Express