HUM Network Short Film Festival 2017

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Karachi June 21 , 2017 : HUM Network has remained a front-runner in offering a setup to younger blood with powerful abilities and also talents to entrust their point on the ethnic chart of the country and has constantly involved in the significance of teenagers like the upcoming representatives of the country in all spheres of life, mainly on the traditional front . To further this aim, the network has announced the very first HUM Short Film Festival 2017, to motivate and see fresh filmmakers and latest movies to produce a connection between cultural traditions and modern day film making techniques. Slated to start in September 2017 HSFF is going to be the first-of-its-kind festival on Pakistani television.The topic of the festival’s debut edition focuses on “Aik Kahani, Pakistani” to keep open to every genre of films. HUM Short Film Festival is an ode to the superb Pakistani cinema that has been around for longer than 8 decades in South Asia and will display some new films from young film makers countrywide, trying to promote an environment for artists, writers and film makers.
HUM is going to be screening the best 14 films from the first week of September, 2017, chosen by a famous jury, aiming for new ideas and storytelling depicting the interest for the talent to encourage films to take new directions. With the allotted time of 14-16 minutes, the picked 14 films will probably be aired on HUM TV. The final date for submissions is 14th August 2017, beyond which absolutely no more entries ought to be entertained.
“Pakistan’s 70 years are now being celebrated and as Pakistanis, we should all take part in its celebrations and work towards our goals carefully. HUM Network has always maintained Pakistan’s image in mind and the best interests of its society. This moment, as well, in September we are showing a short film festival for young people who desire to be good directors. This chance will permit them to present their talent. The chosen participants can get financial bonuses and it will additionally give the winners a chance to work with us. HUM Network has at all times inspired upcoming directors and also other entrants in the world of showbiz so they can show their talent .” Sultana Siddiqui, President HUM Network Ltd.
HUM Short Film Festival is a hard work to contribute towards the flourishing Pakistani movies, improving the film industry and honoring cinema with Pakistani content. Media taking part in probably the most essential roles in supporting the smooth image of a country, President HUM Network gives the idea with this initiative exploring the world of cinema in an effort to bring back the lost glory of Pakistani cinema with a broad audience appeal, shaping cinema of the future.

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