Whether it is Denis Villeneuve’s Bladerunner or Nolan’s Interstellar, movies and media are the one form of expression loved by all. From epic fight scenes, to just the right heart-wrenching dialogues, movies have it all. Octave’s Film Category will give eager filmmakers the chance to showcase their skills in a range of fields. Grab your cameras, ready your films, “Lights, Camera, Action!” a battle cry on your lips. 

Short Film Festival

  • The short film can be in only English and Urdu language.
  • The total runtime of the Short Film, including opening & closing credits, should strictly be a minimum of 3 minutes and a maximum of 15 minutes.
  • Judges’ decisions will be final and binding.
  • Note that your entire short film will never be shared with anyone or uploaded online without your permission.              
  • Multiple entries are allowed. 
  • All genre films will be accepted.
  • If you are submitting more than one entry, a separate submission is required for each film.
  • Kaizen High reserves the right to reject/edit/revise any entries provided it does not meet a set criteria or contains vulgarity.
  • Films will be shortlisted before the event and at the discretion of our media judge. (Qasim Abbas) Participation does not necessarily guarantee screening. A total of 10 films would be shortlisted for the final panel of judges to review on the event day.
  • Premade short films can also be submitted, delegates do not have to make a short film all over again.
  • Submissions have to be solely made using Google Drive and sharing the link with us prior to the event. Shortfilms can also be submitted via USB at Kaizen High to the Category Head.
  • We will run plagiarism checks on the content submitted and any case caught would lead to disqualification of the entire delegation from the event.


  • The maximum duration for an AD is 2 minutes.
  • The Advertisement can be in Urdu/English Language.
  • Caution should be taken to refrain from displaying obscenity, violence, prejudice, defamation etc. in the advertisement.
  • Submission deadline will be on the first day of the event.


  • There will be 3 genres of photography that the participants will be working with:
  1. Nature Photography 
  2. Fashion Photography 
  3. Silhouette Photography
  • All three genres will require 3 pictures each from the participants. 
  • Submission deadline will be on the first day of the event.