Jogja International Film
Festival (JIFF) will conduct a prestigious and exclusive Awards
Night with the presence of kings and queens from Nusantara,
filmmaking workshop, and screenings.
JIFF is working together with the Sultanate Office to conduct
Royal Ceremony and to provide an opportunity for winning
filmmakers to share their knowledge to hundreds of film,
communication and broadcasting students in Yogyakarta.
Winning filmmakers would also be gratified to visit the famous
Borobudur temple, the 9th-century Mahayana Buddhist temple and
the world's largest Buddhist temple that is one of the seven
wonders of the world. There also be a visit to
the Prambanan Temple, a 9th-century Hindu temple compound that
is dedicated to the Trimurti, a cultural walk through the
262-years-old magical Royal Palace of Yogyakarta span for about
14.000 m2, and enjoying the rich culture of Yogyakarta through
the Ramayana Dance.
The festival will be
held in July 2018. On that day, we will hold an Award Ceremony
in Jogja. Jogja International Film Festival will give awards for
best movie, International Awards of Outstanding Excellence,
International Awards of Excellence, International Awards of
Merit, and special jury awards (if necessary). All accepted
filmmakers are honored at the Awards Ceremony. The overall
winner will be granted an exquisite statue, and winning
filmmakers will be granted well-framed certificates for their
respective winning categories during the Awards Night.
Regardless their winning
status, winning filmmakers who can't attend the Award Night,
will only receive laurels.
The festival will be featuring screenings, film-making
workshops, and special guest appearances by filmmakers, mass
media, and celebrities.