Categories

The entries at this year’s event will be split into two major categories, with each category having sub categories.

NATIONAL


Documentary

Duration: Under 150 minutes including Credits
A Local Documentary must have been produced within Pakistan, by Pakistanis

Short

Duration: Under 40 minutes including Credits.
A Local Short must have been produced within Pakistan, by Pakistanis

Feature

Duration: 40 to 150 minutes including Credits
A Local Feature must have been produced within Pakistan, by Pakistanis

Animation

Duration: Under 120 minutes including Credits
A Local Animation must have been produced within Pakistan, by Pakistanis

Music Video

Duration: The length of the song + 1 minute
Music Videos from international and local participants will be judged jointly. Any music production with a maximum duration of 10 minutes, including instrumentals, can be made the subject of that video.

Youth

This year FiLUMS introduces a youth category for films made by artists of 18 years or under, to allow fair competition to young and budding filmmakers. These may be of any genre, duration and category (short, feature length, documentary, animation, music video

INTERNATIONAL


International Short

Duration: Under 40 minutes including Credits.
An International Short must have been produced outside of Pakistan, by foreign nationals

International Documentary

Duration: Under 150 minutes including Credits
An International Documentary must have been produced outside of Pakistan, by foreign nationals

International Feature

Duration: 40 to 150 minutes including Credits
An International Feature must have been produced outside of Pakistan, by foreign nationals

International Animation

Duration: Under 120 minutes including Credits
An International Animation must have been produced outside of Pakistan, by foreign nationals