Uniting the World through Film

Sanskriti Society for Art and Cultural Development (Organiser of Haryana International Film Festival) is a charitable, non-profit and non-governmental organisation dedicated to the discovery and promotion of creativity in the art and culture of film.

 

The Society is committed to making world cinema accessible and affordable to the public. It organizes the annual flagship Haryana International Film Festival (HIFF) and After 4 successful Edition of HIFF, Now the society is ready to organise 5th Haryana International Film Festival in Tricity ( Chandigarh, Panchkula and Mohali). Sanskriti Society is also lauching HIFF Club with the aim to enrich and deepen the experience of Indian moviegoers through a monthly programme of contemporary, retrospective and thematic showcases.

 

Through its annual programmes, the Society promotes international appreciation of Regional, National and International film culture; introduces world cinema to Indian audiences; and continues to underline Haryana’s key position in the international film community.

 

HIFFS’s dedication to quality and intelligent programming, its devotion to the discovery of new areas of filmmaking in the World, its exceptional work for World cinema, seminars and acclaimed programmes, gives it a unique and respected international reputation that helps promote National and International cinema at home and abroad. Festival screenings often include in-person dialog with filmmakers, providing audiences, artists and industry professionals with meaningful opportunities to network, interact and engage

Festival History

Haryana International Film Festival is the only festival which create an international image with its first edition in September 2016 at Hisar (Haryana), India . More than 20000 audience witness this very first biggest event in the state of Haryana. The second Edition was organised at Dharam Nagari Kurukshetra, The city of Mahabharta. This 4 days event was full packed audience event and create big atmosphere of International Cinema in the Agricultural State of Haryana. 3rd and 4th Haryana International Film Festivals has created history when these were organised in Asia’s biggest University…Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar. 

After 4 successful Edition of HIFF, Now the society is ready to organise 5th Haryana International Film Festival in Tricity ( Chandigarh, Panchkula and Mohali).

Today, the HIFF has grown to be India’s largest cultural event and is one of World’s most reputable platforms for filmmakers, film professionals and filmgoers from all over the world to launch new work and experience outstanding films. Screening over 280 titles from 50 countries in 3 major cultural venues in Haryana, the HIFF reaches an audience of over 100000.

MISSION STATEMENT

To connect, educate, and engage audiences with the creative industry by supporting artists and providing a platform for their work. We champion cultural discovery, foster artistic growth, and advocate for diverse voices in film and media arts.

JOIN US NOW

With colleagues as eclectic as our programming, the Haryana International Film Festival is united by an intense passion for film, and dedicated to showcasing the very best of World cinema in India and Indian cinema to the World.

With a small team of 20 permanent staff , growing to several dozen contract staff during the annual Haryana International Film Festival and we are constantly on the lookout for intelligent, creative and self-motivated individuals to join our Society.

HIFF CORE COMMITTEE

THE JOURNEY STARTED IN THE YEAR 2016 FROM HISSAR DISTRICT OF HARYANA STATE BY THE FOUNDER TEAM

Dharmender Dangi

President and Festival Director

Mrs. Meena Rani

Organizing Secretary

Kamaljeet Moudgil

Executive Director and Founder Member

Dinesh Goyal

Founder Member

Nakul Dev

Technical Advisor

Shantnu Ganguly

Celebrity Co-ordinator

Roshan Verma

Media Co-ordinator

Kailash Chander

Festival Co-ordinator

Shekhar Parashar

Assistant Director

ORGANISATION

PATRONS

Yashpal Sharma

Mr. Yashpal Sharma

Bollywood Actor

SP Chauhan

Mr. S.P. Chauhan

Film Producer & Socialist

Sumitra Hooda Pednekar

Mrs. Sumitra Hooda Pednekar

 Bollywood Actress

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Mr. Akhilendra Misra

Bollywood Actor

Ashwini Chaudhary

Mr. Ashwini Chaudhary

Film Director

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Ms. Meghna Malik

Bollywood Actress

Rajendra Gupta

Mr. Rajender Gupta

Bollywood Actor

Rajeev Bhatia

Mr. Rajeev Bhatia

 Film Director

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Ms. Sumedha Kataria

IAS

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Mr. Janardhan Sharma

Haryanvi Actor

JURY

Mr. Ravi Chauhan

Mr. Kailash Ahluwalia

Mrs. Baljinder Kaur

Mr. Brijesh Sharma

Mr. Mihir Ranjan Patra

Mrs. Alka Bhatnagar

JURY

Dr. Ajay Ranga

Dr. Sumedha Singh

Dr. Archna Misra

Dr. Adwitiya Khurana

Mrs. Sunita Dabar

Mrs. Sunita Nain

Mrs. Sunita Dhariwal Jangid

Mrs. Rekha Verma Sareen

Mr. Rajoo Maan

Mr. Raghuwinder Malik

Mr. Arvind Swami

Mr. Harish Arora

Mr. Harish Kataria

Mr. Bhim Garg

SUPPORT US

The Haryana International Film Festival (HIFF) Society would not exist without the generous support from corporations, foundations and individuals which allow us to present film events and publications of the highest caliber.

Film is frequently considered as the highest form of art as it culminates all other art forms from literature, music, theatre, dance, design etc. Like any art form, the development of the arts requires the strong support from the community.

The greater the contribution, the more students, artists, film goers, filmmakers and the general community can benefit from film activities that can bridge greater cultural understanding, encourage creative dialogue and broaden perspectives of all art forms.

Donations of Rs. 11000/- or above are tax deductible. For Donations and Lifetime Membership Contact : Dharmender Dangi : 9991489900 or email to hiffindia@gmail.com

More support

Corporate Sponsorship

Supporting the HIFF is well regarded as an effective and strategic platform where corporations can drive the branding and marketing initiatives in a valuable way. It also represents a unique opportunity for corporations that value social responsibility and community involvement to demonstrate its commitment to the development of the arts.

We at the HIFF are committed to providing value and maximum returns to our sponsors. Ranging from cash sponsorship to in-kind donations, partnership opportunities can be customized to suit your needs and to ensure your marketing objectives are met. Any corporation or can join us as sponsor with minimum amount of Rs. 100000/-

Benefits to your business:

  • Brand alignment opportunities
  • Enhance your corporate image
  • Achieve corporate social responsibility objectives
  • Improve community relations
  • Reach out to your target market
  • Drive branding and sales targets
  • Achieve global publicity for your brand or product
  • Marketing Opportunities:
  • Exposure for your company, products or services
  • Product placement, sampling and gifting opportunities
  • Complimentary VIP tickets and invitations
  • Exclusive content and programming
  • Celebrity endorsement opportunities
  • Targeted advertising and publicity
  • Private Screenings and events
  • Marketing tie-ins and campaigns
  • Priority Advance Booking
  • Merchandising

Individual Sponsorship

Be a part of our mission to present The Haryana International Film Festival (HIFF), one of the World’s most reputable platforms for filmmakers, film professionals and filmgoers from all over the world to launch new work and experience outstanding films.

As a charitable, non-profit, non-government organization, The HIFF would not exist without the generous support from individuals. Help drive the non-profit mission of the HIFF Society to allow more students, artists, film goers, filmmakers and the general community can benefit from film activities that can bridge greater cultural understanding, encourage creative dialogue and broaden perspectives of all art forms.

Benefits : A cheque presentation ceremony and special acknowledgement will be arranged for donations over Rs. 100000/-.

Foundation Sponsorship

Foundations share our commitment to enrich the cultural life of Haryana, inspire creativity, stimulate a wider interest in the arts and to encourage cross-cultural fertilization.

Film is the most powerful form of communication that unites communities, cultures and generations and can mobilize community-wide public participation in arts promotions and literacy.

The HIFF is dedicated to working with foundations to educate and encourage early interest in the arts, bring about social unity, a celebration of one’s culture and heritage and enrichment of life.

As a registered charity, the Haryana International Film Festival (HIFF) Society relies on the generous support from foundations to present film events and publications of the highest caliber.

Benefits : Donations over Rs.21,000 will be acknowledged in the Festival publications (pending on the publication deadlines)