The 11th edition of the Jagran Film Festival (JFF) has revealed its panel of judges for the feature film and short film segments.
In a distinctive approach, the festival will have distinct jury members for each category - Feature Films and Short Films.
With its 11th season, the festival has enlisted experienced figures from the industry as jury members. The distinguished jury for this year comprises celebrated Indian directors, editors, screenwriters, and film critics.
The 'Best Feature Film Award category' will have its feature films evaluated by a panel consisting of Rahul Rawail, Director and Editor, Girish Kasaravalli, Film director and Juhi Chaturvedi, Screenwriter.
The assessment of short films will be undertaken by a distinguished panel of jurors, including A. Sreekar Prasad, Film Editor, Haobam Paban Kumar, Filmmaker and Baradwaj Rangan, Film critic and Editor-in-Chief of Galatta Plus.
Following their review of the films, the jurors will proceed to select the recipient of the Best Short Film award category.
Both categories are dedicated to honouring and celebrating the outstanding achievements of directors and filmmakers who bring remarkable narratives to life through the medium of feature and short films.
Basant Rathore, Sr. VP, Strategy, Brand and Business Development, Jagran Prakashan, said, “We are thrilled to extend a warm welcome to our esteemed jury, entrusted with the challenging task of choosing the best amongst equals. Anticipating some exciting times as the festival marches ahead in its journey”.
The Jagran Film Festival started in Delhi on August 3 and has travelled through Kanpur, Lucknow, Prayagraj, Varanasi, Gorakhpur, Bareilly and will travel to, Dehradun, Hisar, Gurgaon, Ludhiana, Patna, Darbhanga, Ranchi, Raipur, Indore, and Siliguri.
The award ceremony will happen in Mumbai on October 15, 2023.