#BNHAF Bol-News Hybrid Awards Festival

physical editions l hybrid editions l virtual editions l one-on-one awardee editions
All selected films of Virtual Editions get FREE screening @ immediate Physical Edition that follows

#BNHAF Physical Editions
Held in state-of-the-art cinemas or auditoriums, with 250+ attendees in each show
Outreach of 250,000+ audiences and students only in the city of Ghaziabad, India
#BNHAF Hybrid Edtions
Conducted on both the physical and virtual platform
#BNHAF Virtual Editions
Conducted on multiple platforms including Filmocracy
#BNHAF One-on-One Awardee Editions
Curated editions with artists that have achieved success and are role-models for aspirants
Awardees interviews serve as knowledge series and Masterclass for aspirants across the world
Hosted more than 159 artists that include filmmakers, actors, actresses, writers,authors and painters
#BNHAF Awards and Festival has more than One-billion impressions across social media
8-Editions have been successfully executed since the launch in September 2021
  • Inaugural edition. Physical. December 11, 2021
  • 2nd edition. Virtual. March 12, 2022
  • 3rd edition. Physical. May 13, 2022
  • 4th edition. Virtual. July 6, 2022
  • 5th edition. Virtual. September 15 to September 19, 2022 Winners 
  • 6th Edition. Physical.  October 10 to October 14, 2022
  • 7th Edition. Virtual. November 10 to November 14, 2022
  • 8th Edition. Hybrid. December 16 to December 18, 2022
Select Past Awardees Nyra Banerjee l Indian Actress. Flora Saini l Indian Actress. Phoebe Kemi l Actress and Model based in NYC walked NYFW, Paris Fashin Week, London Fashion Week. Dorotea Saykaly l Multi-award winning dancer, choreographer and actress. Priyasha Bhardwaj l Indian Actress. Varsha Rajkhowa Miss Scuba International 2016. Jyoti Guptara, Published Author l Counted as '100 most important Swiss'. Pratham Khurana, director of 'Nauha', Official Selection at 75th Cannes Film Festival in La Cinef section.

The flagship awards of #BNHAF are in film, media and fashion industry
#BNHAF also awards in health-care, hospitality, leisure, law, architecture and other sectors
#BNHAF believes, each artist is unique with a distinct perspective, yet their art is often overlooked because of outreach. #BNHAF gives each participant wider outreach and helps create their fan-base. Filmmakers, actors, models, writers, authors, singers, dancers, painters, sportsperson, sculptors, lawyers, doctors, politicians, restaurateurs, hospitality – all contributors to arts are worthy of #BNHAF Award Nomination.
Rules, Terms & Conditions: By using this website and submitting your entry, you agree to the Rules, Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy of #BNHAF Bol-News Hybrid Awards Festival

1. If you want to submit the film directly to the festival, contact us on bnhafawards@gmail.com
2. If there is any NUDITY in the film, it must be blurred
3. Selections will be made by #BNHAF Bol-News Hybrid Awards Festival. The decision of #BNHAF regarding selection and awards will be absolute and final. Submitting your film does not guarantee festival acceptance or screening. Acceptance into the festival does not guarantee award or prize.
4. The Submission fees for the films, whether accepted or rejected, are not refundable.
5. #BNHAF editions are held alternately at a physical venue and on virtual or online platform (including Filmocracy) to reduce the risk of Covid-19, please be sure before applying to #BNHAF about the mode the particular edition is being held. #BNHAF Bol-News Hybrid Awards Festival is not responsible for mix-up or any confusion from/at your end. In such a case, submission fees is not refundable.
6. Films in any language other than English must be subtitled in English.
7. All social media requirements must be fulfilled. It is must to join the Facebook Group, follow on IG and Twitter. Use hashtags #BNHAF #BNHAF2022 on social media once film is submitted.
8. Photographers who wish to put together their still images as montages are eligible for screening.
9. The physical venue might change to a bigger venue to accommodate all.
10. One-on-one Awardee Editions, conducted online and featured on www.bol-news.com are either in English or in Hindi.
11. Screening material will be provided to #BNHAF Awards and Festival, as specified below
  1. Only .mp4 files acceptedMax file size 1 GB
  2. All films MUST BE 16:9, 4:3, or 1.9:1 aspect ratio
  3. Target bitrate 12Mbps H.264 avc1 encoding max resolution 1920x1080 / 2048x1080 / 1600x1200
  4. .jpg or .png Poster (Must be vertical portrait layout @ minimum 72DPI and 3x4 ratio)
  5. Subtitles MUST BE burnt directly onto the film
12. #BNHAF Awards and Festival might rate the film PG, PG-13, 18+ or R for #BNHAF festival screening purposes.
13. In all matters decision of #BNHAF will be absolute and final.
14. Force Majeur Clause: Due to Covid-19 pandemic and unforeseen outcome, #BNHAF Bol-News Hybrid Film Festival reserves the right to postpone or move the event to a digital platform if necessary.
#BNHAF editions are held on physical venue and online or virtual platform alternately
Please be sure before applying about the mode of #BNHAF Edition being held