About Mithiwood Film Festival
Mithiwood is an International Intercollegiate Film Festival organized by the students of the Mithibai Film Society. This festival is awaited by all young aspirants who want to make their mark in the film industry and want to be approved by the professionals of the Film Industry. We, at Mithiwood Film Festival, are filled with an abundance of talent and have a desire to always learn more continuously. Although all of us are seniors or juniors of one another, we respect and bond with each other to make life-long friendships, irrespective of our streams.
The Fest is all about believing in and achieving your dreams and flying high, so everyone out there, join us in this everlasting, educational and adventurous journey. We welcome you all to celebrate with us the extravaganza and fun sessions with Celebrities, Musicians, and many more artists you would love to meet and interact with. All you have to do is click on the link from the comfort of your home and walk through the Cosmos of Films at Mithiwood!
A) About Mithiwood’22
Here we are presenting the 3rd edition of Mithiwood, going on the ground on 26th, 27th, and 28th February 2022. There are 29 events planned for this edition of Mithiwood, we have already gained a presence in 100+ countries, press recognition on 84+ platforms, association with 85+ celebrities, short film entries from 100+ countries, and many more yet to come.
The theme for Mithiwood’22 is ‘Into the Cinematic Kaleidoscope’. Our Title sponsor is BITBNS, a cryptocurrency company. Through the increasing online reach, Mithiwood’s talk shows, which we call as ‘In conversation with’ series included Aparshakti Khurana, Adah Sharma, Prateik Babbar, Rajpal Yadav, Anisa Butt, Ayush Mehra, Prit Kamani, Rohan Khurana, Namit Shah, Gulki Joshi, Flora Saini, Sarvpreet Singh, Sanjay Chhel, Roshan Singh Sodhi and many more.
The Highlight of Mithiwood Collaborations this year is our collaboration with the NGO ‘My Story Trust NGO’ which dedicates its efforts to helping people selflessly. We have planned a fundraising event for the NGO on the 21st of December 2021 in which the funds that will be collected will be given to My Story Trust NGO for the welfare of children.
With a reach of over 100 countries and a massive viewership of more than 5 lakh and counting, Mithiwood is ready to soar higher in the coming editions too, as they say, the sky’s the limit!
B) About Mithiwood’21
Even though COVID-19 was ruling over the world, in 2021, the Team of Mithiwood didn’t get demotivated, yet saw it as an opportunity to extend its wings wider and held the festival online on the 30th and 31st of January 2021. Mithiwood Film Festival’21 was an aspiring and one of the most successful events that Mithibai College ever had. With a reach of over 85+ countries and a massive viewership of more than 2 lakh people, Mithiwood was the largest film festival in India and the fastest-growing film festival in the world. The theme for Mithiwood’21 was ‘Digital Red Carpet’ and was filled with magic and thrill. Within just two years, Mithiwood Film Festival had grown to a great level and still aims to be better while providing extensive scope for students who are willing to participate and reach heights.
There were 9 dynamic events in total for Mithiwood’21 – Short Film Making (Student & Professional), Ad Making, Ab Ye Karke Dikhaao (Mimicry), Are You A Buff? (Quiz), Switch The Conspiracy (Confinement Stories), Out Of The Lines (Alternative Plot), Shabdo Ka Safar, and Movie Mania. We had a viewership of 2+ lakhs, 25+ sponsors, and an association with 35+ celebrities. Our international reach went across 85+ countries with 1500+ short film submissions internationally, and Mithiwood achieved a media presence across 4 platforms.
C) About Mithiwood’20
The inception of Mithiwood was in 2019 and the actual festival was just a one day festival on 17th January 2020 on the campus of Mithibai College. Eight events were hosted of varying areas of films, acting, scriptwriting, and direction, with tremendous zeal and fire, with the steadfast support of the instructors and support staff at Mithibai College. With a footfall of 10,000 individuals, our first edition was tremendously an astonishing headstart towards the glorious journey towards the industry.