NOTE: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the organization of the 4th Goa Anti-Tobacco Film Festival 2020 that was scheduled to be held on 31st May 2020 has been postponed until further notice. Updates will be posted on the website.

The Entertainment Society of Goa in association with the Department of Public Health Dentistry, Goa Dental College and Hospital is organizing the 4th Goa Anti – Tobacco Film Festival on 31st May 2020.

The aim of this festival is to select Ad Films to spread the message of harmful effects of tobacco use and also to decrease the occurrence of Oral Cancer and heart disease and to promote film art through non-profit screening of these films. The ultimate objective being to render Goa smoke free.

This festival will be held in two sections, Goa section and National Section.

Goa Section :- Ad Films. The films should be in Konkani, Marathi, Hindi or English language and should be produced by Goan producers/Production Houses, Goan Individuals, Students studying in Goa and educational and social institutions only. The Ad film should not be more than 2 minutes.

National Section :Ad Films. The film should be in Hindi or English language only and should be produced by an Indian producer/ Production Houses, Individuals/Students and educational and social institutions from India only. The Ad film should not be more than 2 minutes.

The eligible persons may register themselves by filling the Registration Form latest by 17th April 2020. The form and Rules and Regulations for this competition are available on termed as “4th Goa Anti-Tobacco Film Festival Registration Form”.

The last date for receipt of applications along with supporting documents is 15th May 2020.

Theme for the festival: “Protecting youth from industry manipulation and protecting them from tobacco and nicotine use

The prizes for Goa section will be
1st Prize: Rs. 50,000/-
2nd Prize: Rs. 30,000/-
3rd Prize: Rs. 20,000/-

The prizes for National section will be
1st Prize: Rs. 1,00,000/-
2nd Prize: Rs. 50,000/-
3rd Prize: Rs. 30,000/-

The award winning ad films will be used for promotions of ad campaigns of Anti Tobacco across cinema theatres/TV channels, schools, colleges and other government department programs and on the internet