Sat, Dec 17|
Hyderabad, Guwahati, Kolkata, New Delhi
Tales in the City
Get published with your city tales with a microfilm production for special screening, film festival applications and many more.
Time & Location
Dec 17, 2022, 6:00 PM – 10:30 PM
Hyderabad, Guwahati, Kolkata, New Delhi, Multiple Cities
About the Event
Published stories will be formed into an anthology followed by production of a microfilm with original actors for special screening, film festival applications and many more.
Write your best fictional or non-fictional short stories or poetry on a theme based on various lives and happenings in the city and get curated for publications with the production of a microfilm with special screening at,
1. Kolkata Literary Carnival on 19th Feb 2023
2. New Delhi Lit-Business Meet on 26th Jan 2023
The produced film will be pitched for film festivals along with the contributors' names and due credits.
Those unable to join in person will be notified via email or online for the deliveries to be conducted on their behalf.
How to submit?
a. Write your short story between 1,000 and 8,000 words or poetry between 800 and 4,000 words and upload your manuscript here (by 30th Nov) after registering here which is a mandatory step.
b. Content should be in English only.
c. Content maybe published elsewhere earlier but author should have the rights to his/her content.
You may register now and block your slots and submit your manuscript later on or before the given due date.
We will curate content on a rolling process as and when they come in.
The "works" would be placed in anthology/collections to be produced as books followed by the production 1 single microfilm with all author credits on the common theme.
1. For the first of its kind production of a microfilm with entire shooting, screenplay writing and other processes undertaken by us.
2. Published, distributed and promoted by us as Paperbacks, Hardbacks and eBooks worldwide with equal share of royalty paid to authors on sale.
3. Grand Screening of film and launch at Taj Vivanta, Hyderabad with Dinner or Taj Vivanta, Guwahati with lunch or at Kolkata Literary Carnival 2023
4. Post production, the film would be applied for film festival pitches, screenings and many more.
Online - Includes online participation for Book Launch/Submission only
In-Person - Includes in-person attendance for special screening, physical Book Launch + Networking Grand Lunch/Dinner (as applicable per venue)
Check out few of our microfilm productions at: https://www.ukiyoto.com/films-otts
Content containing calls to violence or insults to any social groups will not be included!
In case your content is not taken in, complete amount will be refunded.
For any queries, feel free to write to us at email@example.com.
InPerson- EarlyBird 10th Nov
Register before 10th Nov. Includes Special Screening & Book Launch with entire program at any of the venues chosen (New Delhi or Kolkata) in the next page.₹3,900.00
In Person (After 10 Nov)
Includes Special Screening & Book Launch with entire program at any of the venues chosen (New Delhi or Kolkata) in the next page.₹5,000.00
Online EarlyBird (by 10 Nov)
Register now and submit later. Includes online participation only.₹1,200.00