KASHISH 2018 - Crowdfunding Campaign FAQs


To contribute to ‘KASHISH 2018 – Together With Pride’ Crowdfunding Campaign, please visit: http://tinyurl.com/K18Contribute

Please find below FAQs for contributing on our KASHISH 2018 Crowdfunding Campaign 

 KASHISH 2018  - Together With Pride



REWARDS FAQs
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Red Star
Rs.500 (US $8)

Rewards:
  • Acknowledgement as ‘Friends of KASHISH’ in festival catalog, on website and social media shoutout. (You can choose to remain Anonymous)
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Orange Star
Rs.1000 (US $16)

Rewards:
  • One free Delegate Registration for entry to KASHISH 2018
  • Acknowledgement as ‘Friends of KASHISH’ in festival catalog, on website and social media shoutout (You can choose to remain Anonymous)
Delivery:
  1. Delegate registrations to KASHISH 2018 will open April 14th 2018
  2. You will receive an email with discount code for one FREE registration to attend KASHISH 2018
  3. If you are not in Mumbai, you can NOMINATE one person in Mumbai to avail of the free Delegate Registration. You need to share the nominee’s name and valid email id so that we can forward the incentive to nominee. The discount code will be sent to the nominee and only a notification to you
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Yellow Star
Rs.2000 (US $32 + US $10 for shipping)

Rewards:
  • KASHISH 2018 T-shirt
  • One Delegate Registration for entry to KASHISH 2018
  • Acknowledgement as ‘Friends of KASHISH’ in festival catalog, on website and social media shoutout (You can choose to remain Anonymous)
Delivery:
  1. Your T-shirt can be collected between May 24th – 27th (2.00 pm to 8.00 pm) at KASHISH Stall at Liberty Cinema. Or else it will be couriered after June 15th to your registered postal address. For international donors please add US $ 10 for shipping charges, by post
  2. Delegate registrations to KASHISH 2018 will open April 14th 2018 
  3. You will receive an email with discount code for one FREE registration to attend KASHISH 2018
  4. If you are not in Mumbai, you can NOMINATE one person in Mumbai to avail of the free Delegate Registration. You need to share the nominee’s name and valid email id so that we can forward the incentive to nominee. The discount code will be sent to the nominee and only a notification to you
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Green Star
Rs.3500 (US $56 + US $10 for shipping)

Rewards:
  • Priority Badge for priority queue and balcony seating at Liberty Cinema
  • KASHISH 2018 T-shirt 
  • One Delegate Registration for entry to KASHISH 2018 
  • Acknowledgement as ‘Friends of KASHISH’ in festival catalog on  website and social media shoutout (You can choose to remain Anonymous)
Delivery:
  1. KASHISH 2018 T-shirt can be collected between May 24th – 27th (2.00 pm to 8.00 pm) at KASHISH Stall at Liberty Cinema. Or else it will be couriered after June 15th to your registered postal address. For international donors please add US $ 10 for shipping charges, by post
  2. Delegate registrations to KASHISH 2018 will open April 14th 2018 
  3. You will receive an email with discount code for one FREE registration to attend KASHISH 2018
  4. If you are not in Mumbai, you can NOMINATE one person in Mumbai to avail of the free Delegate Registration. You need to share the nominee’s name and valid email id so that we can forward the incentive to nominee. The discount code will be sent to the nominee and only a notification to you
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Blue Star
Rs.5000 (US $80 + US $10 for shipping)

Rewards:
  • Exclusive Invite for ONE to the KASHISH 2018 Red Carpet Opening Night Get-Together
  • Priority Badge for priority queue and balcony seating at Liberty Cinema
  • KASHISH 2018 T-shirt
  • One Delegate Registration for entry to KASHISH 2018
  • Acknowledgement as ‘Friends of KASHISH’ in festival catalog, on website and social media shoutout (You can choose to remain Anonymous)
Or
  • Get a Half-Page Black / White Advertisement in the KASHISH 2018 Festival Catalog for your organization / business / services
  • One Delegate Registration for entry to KASHISH 2018
  • Acknowledgement as ‘Friends of KASHISH’ in festival catalog, on website and social media shoutout
Delivery:
  1. You will receive a personal email inviting you to the KASHISH 2018 Opening Night Get-Together
  2. Your Badge will have a Lanyard allowing you access to Priority queue and seating in Balcony
  3. Your KASHISH 2018 T-shirt can be collected between May 25th – 28th (2.00 pm to 8.00 pm) at KASHISH Stall at Liberty Cinema. Or else it will be couriered after June 15th to your registered postal address. For international donors please add US $ 10 for shipping charges, by post
  4. Delegate registrations to KASHISH 2018 will open April 14th 2018 
  5. You will receive an email with discount code for one FREE registration to attend KASHISH 2018
  6. If you are not in Mumbai, you can NOMINATE one person in Mumbai to avail of the free Delegate Registration. You need to share the nominee’s name and valid email id so that we can forward the incentive to nominee. The discount code will be sent to the nominee and only a notification to you
  7. For those opting for Advertisement in KASHISH 2018 Festival Catalog, you can avail of Half-Page Ad size: 6" width x 4 1/4" height (160x110mm), Format: 300 dpi Jpeg or Pdf. Deadline for Ad to reach us: April 30, 2018. But rush early to book a good spot in the catalog.
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Indigo Star
Rs.7500 (US $116 + US $10 for shipping)

Rewards:
  • TWO Priority Badges for priority queue and balcony seating at Liberty Cinema
  • Exclusive Invite for ONE to the KASHISH 2018 Red Carpet Opening Night Get-Together 
  • KASHISH 2018 T-shirt 
  • TWO Delegate Registrations for entry to KASHISH 2018 
  • Acknowledgement as ‘Friends of KASHISH’ in festival catalog on  website and social media shoutout (You can choose to remain Anonymous)
Or
  • Get a Full-Page B/W Advertisement in the KASHISH 2018 Festival Catalog for your organization / business / services
  • One Delegate Registration for entry to KASHISH 2018 
  • Acknowledgement as ‘Friends of KASHISH’ in festival catalog, on website and social media shoutout
Delivery:
  1. You will receive a personal email inviting you to the KASHISH 2018 Opening Night Get-Together
  2. Your Two Badges will have Lanyard allowing access to Priority queue and seating in Balcony
  3. Your KASHISH 2018 T-shirt can be collected between May 24th – 27th (2.00 pm to 8.00 pm) at KASHISH Stall at Liberty Cinema. Or else it will be couriered after June 15th to your registered postal address. For international donors please add US $ 10 for shipping charges, by post
  4. Delegate registrations to KASHISH 2018 will open April 14th 2018 
  5. You will receive an email with 2 discount codes for two FREE registrations to attend KASHISH 2018.
  6. If you are not in Mumbai, you can NOMINATE one person in Mumbai to avail of the free Delegate Registration. You need to share the nominee’s name and valid email id so that we can forward the incentive to nominee. The discount code will be sent to the nominee and only a notification to you
  7. For those opting for Ad in KASHISH 2018 Festival Catalog, you can avail of a Full-Page Black & White Ad size: 6 " width x 8 1/2" height (160mm x 220mm), Format: 300 dpi Jpeg or Pdf. Deadline for Ad to reach us: April 30, 2018. But rush early to book a good spot in the catalog.
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Violet Star
Rs.10,000 (US $160 + US $10 for shipping)

Rewards:
  • Exclusive Invites for TWO to the KASHISH 2018 Red Carpet Opening Night Get-Together 
  • TWO Priority Badges for priority queue and balcony seating at Liberty Cinema
  • KASHISH 2018 T-shirt 
  • Two Delegate Registrations for entry to KASHISH 2018 
  • Acknowledgement as ‘Friends of KASHISH’ in festival catalog, on website and social media shoutout (You can choose to remain Anonymous)
Or
  • Get a Half-Page Colour Advertisement in the KASHISH 2018 Festival Catalog for your organization / business / services
  • One Delegate Registration for entry to KASHISH 2018 
  • Acknowledgement as ‘Friends of KASHISH’ in festival catalog, on website and social media shoutout
Delivery:
  1. You will receive a personal email with TWO invites for the KASHISH 2018 Opening Night Get-Together
  2. Your Two Badges will have Lanyard allowing access to Priority queue and seating in Balcony
  3. Your KASHISH 2018 T-shirt can be collected between May 24th – 27th (2.00 pm to 8.00 pm) at KASHISH Stall at Liberty Cinema. Or else it will be couriered after June 15th to your registered postal address. For international donors please add US $ 10 for shipping charges, by post
  4. Delegate registrations to KASHISH 2018 will open April 14th 2018 
  5. You will receive an email with TWO discount codes for FREE registrations to attend KASHISH 2018.
  6. If you are not in Mumbai, you can NOMINATE one person in Mumbai to avail of the free Delegate Registration. You need to share the nominee’s name and valid email id so that we can forward the incentive to nominee. The discount code will be sent to the nominee and only a notification to you
  7. For those opting for Ad in KASHISH 2018 Festival Catalog, you can avail of Half-Page Colour Ad size: 6" width x 4 1/4" height (160x110mm), Format: 300 dpi Jpeg (CMYK) or Pdf. Deadline for Ad to reach us: April 30, 2018. But rush early to book a good spot in the catalog.
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✫Silver Star✫ 
Rs.15,000 (US $232 + US $30 for shipping)

Rewards:
  • You'll get a 'Together With Pride' calendar and a KASHISH coffee mug
  • Exclusive Invites for TWO to the KASHISH 2018 Red Carpet Opening Night Get-Together 
  • TWO Priority Badges for priority queue and balcony seating at Liberty Cinema
  • KASHISH 2018 T-shirt 
  • Two Delegate Registration for entry to KASHISH 2018 
  • Acknowledgement as ‘Friends of KASHISH’ in festival catalog, on website and social media shoutout (You can choose to remain Anonymous)
Or
  • Get a free Full-Page Colour Advertisement in KASHISH 2018 Festival Catalog for your organization / business / services
  • One Delegate Registration for entry to KASHISH 2018
  • Acknowledgement as ‘Friends of KASHISH’ in festival catalog, on website and social media shoutout
Delivery:
  1. You will receive a personal email with TWO invites for the KASHISH 2018 Opening Night Get-Together
  2. Your Two Badges will have Lanyard allowing access to Priority queue and seating in Balcony
  3. The calendar, coffee-mug and T-shirt can be collected between May 24th – 27th (2.00 pm to 8.00 pm) from KASHISH Stall at Liberty Cinema. Or else it will be couriered after June 15th to your registered postal address. For international donors please add US $ 30 for shipping charges, by courier. 
  4. Delegate registrations to KASHISH 2018 will open April 14th 2018 
  5. You will receive an email with two discount codes for TWO FREE registrations to attend KASHISH 2018
  6. If you are not in Mumbai, you can NOMINATE one person in Mumbai to avail of the free Delegate Registration. You need to share the nominee’s name and valid email id so that we can forward the incentive to nominee. The discount code will be sent to the nominee and only a notification to you
  7. For those opting for Ad in KASHISH 2018 Festival Catalog, you can avail of a Full-Page Colour Ad size: 6 " width x 8 1/2" height (160mm x 220mm), Format: 300 dpi Jpeg or Pdf. Deadline for Ad to reach us: April 30, 2018. But rush early to book a good spot in the catalog
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✫Gold Star✫ 
Rs.25,000 (US $400 + US $30 for shipping)

Rewards:
  • Shout-Out: Your name mentioned on stage at the Opening Night, thanking you
  • You'll get a 'Together With Pride' calendar and a KASHISH coffee mug
  • Exclusive Invites for TWO to the KASHISH 2018 Red Carpet Opening Night Get-Together 
  • TWO Priority Badges for priority queue and balcony seating at Liberty Cinema
  • KASHISH 2018 T-shirt 
  • Two Delegate Registration for entry to KASHISH 2018
  • Acknowledgement as ‘Friends of KASHISH’ in festival catalog, on website and social media shoutout (You can choose to remain Anonymous)
Or
  • Get a Stall for One Day at Liberty Cinema 
  • One Delegate Registration for entry to KASHISH 2018
  • Acknowledgement as ‘Friends of KASHISH’ in festival catalog, on website and social media shoutout
Delivery:
  1. You will receive a personal email with TWO invites for the KASHISH 2018 Opening Night Get-Together
  2. Your Two Badges will have Lanyard allowing access to Priority queue and seating in Balcony
  3. Your calendar, coffee mug and T-shirt can be collected between May 25th – 28th (2.00 pm to 8.00 pm) from KASHISH Stall at Liberty Cinema. Or else it will be couriered after June 15th to your registered postal address. For international donors please add US $ 30 for shipping charges, by courier. 
  4. Delegate registrations to KASHISH 2018 will open April 14th 2018 
  5. You will receive an email with two discount codes for TWO FREE registration to attend KASHISH 2018
  6. If you are not in Mumbai, you can NOMINATE one person in Mumbai to avail of the free Delegate Registration. You need to share the nominee’s name and valid email id so that we can forward the incentive to nominee. The discount code will be sent to the nominee and only a notification to you
  7. For those opting for Stall, we will email details of dimensions and other logistics 
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RainboStar
Rs.50,000 (US $800 + US $30 for shipping)

Rewards:
  • Slide Shout-Out: Your name projected on a slide and mentioned on stage at the Opening Night, thanking you
  • You'll get a 'Together With Pride' calendar and a KASHISH coffee mug
  • Exclusive Invites for TWO to the KASHISH 2018 Red Carpet Opening Night Get-Together 
  • TWO Priority Badges for priority queue and balcony seating at Liberty Cinema
  • KASHISH 2018 T-shirt 
  • Two Delegate Registration for entry to KASHISH 2018 
  • Acknowledgement as ‘Friends of KASHISH’ in festival catalog, on website and social media shoutout (You can choose to remain Anonymous)
Or
  • Get a Stall for Two Days at Liberty Cinema
  • Two Delegate Registrations for entry to KASHISH 2018
  • Acknowledgement as ‘Friends of KASHISH’ in festival catalog, on website and social media shoutout
Delivery:
  1. You will receive a personal email with TWO invites for the KASHISH 2018 Opening Night Get-Together
  2. Your Two Badges will have Lanyard allowing access to Priority queue and seating in Balcony
  3. Your calendar, coffee mug, and T-shirt can be collected between May 24th – 27th (2.00 pm to 8.00 pm) from KASHISH Stall at Liberty Cinema. Or else it will be couriered after June 15th to your registered postal address. For international donors please add US $ 30 for shipping charges, by courier. 
  4. Delegate registrations to KASHISH 2018 will open April 14th 2018 
  5. You will receive an email with two discount codes for TWO FREE registration to attend KASHISH 2018
  6. If you are not in Mumbai, you can NOMINATE one person in Mumbai to avail of the free Delegate Registration. You need to share the nominee’s name and valid email id so that we can forward the incentive to nominee. The discount code will be sent to the nominee and only a notification to you
  7. For those opting for Stall, we will email details of dimensions and other logistics 
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To contribute to ‘KASHISH 2018 – Together With Pride’ Crowdfunding Campaign, please visit: http://tinyurl.com/K18Contribute

KASHISH 2018 - Call for Performances


Here's what many of you have been waiting for - KASHISH 2018 CALL FOR PERFORMANCES.
If you are a performer, do fill out the form. If you know of a friend who is a fabulous performer, share the form : https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScEqTjdgQHns1oV7a2L1yjOkVQgxkVvDAHY92vO049TotpV_Q/viewform

LAST DATE to receive your application is Thu, APR 12, 2018.
KASHISH 2018 - Together With Pride

#KASHISH2018 NEEDS YOUR SUPPORT



#KASHISH2018 NEEDS YOUR SUPPORT

9th KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival, South Asia's biggest LGBTQ film festival, will be held May 23-27, 2018 at Liberty Cinema and will bring the best of Indian and International #LGBTQ cinema to Mumbai.

We are already working on a fantastic program of outstanding films.
What we now NEED is the support of SPONSORS - both financial and in-kind - to make the festival happen.

We are looking for marketing tie-ups. We have a sponsorship deck ready to mail.
Write to us at partners.kashish@gmail.com

#TogetherWithPride #SouthAsiasBiggest #LGBTQFilmFestival
#LetsRockMumbai

KASHISH 2018 International Poster Design Contest



KASHISH International Poster Design Contest 2018 – Submission Call


Design KASHISH 2018 Poster to win Cash Award of Rs.25,000 (US$ 380)

KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival (India) invites designers across the world to design the official festival poster and overall look for its 9th edition with the theme ‘Together, With Pride’ 

KASHISH 2018 will be held from May 23-27, 2018 in Mumbai.

India's ace fashion designer Wendell Rodricks will pick the winner and also award a cash prize of Rs.25,000* to the winner.

The winning design will be used on billboards (hoardings), banners, cinema slides, delegate cards, T-shirts and catalog cover.

For the past six years KASHISH International Poster Design Contest has become a celebrated worldwide contest, receiving entries from several countries. (see winning designs from earlier years below)

Email your submissions in a high resolution jpeg format to info.kashishmiqff@gmail.com

SUBMISSION DEADLINE – WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 31, 2018

THEME: ‘Together, With Pride’ 

The 9th edition of KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival will celebrate pride and the infinite diversities of families, communities, gender, sex, ethnicity and body types. The fight for equal rights and societal acceptance is also a fight against discrimination of any sort, and equal rights can be only achieved when all of us - LGBTQI and Allies - come together with pride to celebrate being ourselves.


Poster Design Contest Rules

What to Enter
A Poster design that encompasses the KASHISH 2018 theme ‘Together, With Pride’.

How to Enter
Poster Design must include the following:
- Festival’s edition and Name: 9th KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival
- KASHISH logo available at: http://tinyurl.com/KASHISHlogos
- Tagline: South Asia’s Biggest Queer Film Festival
- Theme line: ‘Together, With Pride’
- Dates and Venues: - Liberty Cinema (May 23-27) and Alliance Fran├žaise de Bombay (May 24 -26)
- Space for logos of organizers and partners at the bottom of the poster (to be inserted later)

Image Orientation: Portrait. The design should be a VERTICAL (PORTRAIT) image.
Poster size: A2 size (594 X 420 mm or 23.4 X 16.5 inches)
Poster design must be sent in JPEG format. Upon selection it should be available as a Adobe Illustrator / Corel Draw file.
All images used in the poster MUST be free of copyright infringements.

Where to Send
Email a high resolution jpeg to info.kashishmiqff@gmail.com


To complete your submission please REMEMBER to provide the following information:

1. A concept note explaining your design and how it corresponds to the theme of our festival. It will be forwarded to the jury along with your design.  

2. A self-introduction note. The profession you are involved in / or a student.

3. Name of the city and the country you are from or based in.



Poster Design Contest FAQs

When is the deadline?
The deadline for submission of entries should reach us by or before WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 31, 2018 at 11:59pm (IST)

Who can submit and how many entries can I submit?
This is an International Competition. Anyone, anywhere in the world can participate. Each participant is allowed to submit maximum TWO entries with FULLY DIFFERENT CREATIVES.

What about images to be used?
It could be graphic design or a photograph that is easily re-producable across design platforms and branding elements. The participant should hold full responsibility of owning the copyright to the images and designs submitted to the contest. The entry will be disqualified if it has any copyrighted image or element.

Where do I submit or send my design?
Email a high resolution jpeg to info.kashishmiqff@gmail.com

How does the judging take place?
The entries will be shortlisted by the KASHISH core team and the winner will be picked by Celebrity judge Wendell Rodricks! The decision of poster selection will be based on relevance, authenticity and innovation.

Can I re-use my poster design from this contest for other projects
No. All submissions cannot be submitted or used fully or partially elsewhere till the results are announced by mid March. The winning design becomes the property of KASHISH and cannot be reused anywhere in full or in parts.

Will I get any credit if my design is selected?
The winner will be credited in the press, festival website and catalog alongwith pic and bio.

Is there any other reward if my design is selected?
The reward includes a cash prize of Rs.25,000 (US$ 380)* sponsored by India's ace fashion designer Wendell Rodricks, a KASHISH award trophy, a copy of the poster, a KASHISH T-shirt and a Festival Guest Pass that allows entry to all festival events during KASHISH 2018 (travel and accommodation to festival at participant’s own cost).

To know more about KASHISH, please visit: http://www.mumbaiqueerfest.com



* Bank transfer charges will be deducted where applicable




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