NACTA short film contest 2024 registration, Rules & Awards

National Counter Terrorism Authority is holding Sort Film Contest 2024 on the the theme of Peaceful Pakistan; A Gateway to Prosperity. The National Counter Terrorism Authority (NACTA) invites you to be a part of a transformative initiative – the NACTA Short Film Contest 2024. With the theme “Peaceful Pakistan: A Gateway to Prosperity,” this contest seeks to unearth the storytelling talents of Pakistan’s youth and seasoned filmmakers alike, encouraging them to depict their vision of a peaceful and prosperous Pakistan.

Nacta short film contest 2024 registration

NACTA short film contest 2024 registration Start from 5th March to 30th March 2024. You can upload your entry at


  • Duration: Up to 4-7 Minutes
  • Theme: Peaceful Pakistan “A Gateway to Prosperity”
  • Audience: All national and international communities
  • Languages: Urdu

Nacta short film contest 2024 registration


  1. No Documentaries.
  2. Executional Framework
  3. Dramatized
  4. Slice of Life
  5. Fiction
  6. Animation
  7. Jingle board

Duration: The films shall not be more than 7minutes including credits
Language: The short videos can be in Urdu only however; subtitles must be in English. Script: Must be a scripted film.
Originality: Only original films would be accepted for the competition.
Format: The films may be submitted in HD quality QuickTime H.264 or MPEG4 format. Other acceptable formats are. MWV, MOV, M4V or AVI formats. Recommended aspect ratio is 16:9.
Submissions: Videos can be submitted in DV / HDV or digitally via a recommended file sharing service.
Copyright: The film must not contain any copyrighted or other work(s) belonging to third parties, unless entrants have a license to use such works in the film. Entrants will retain licenses and provide them to the organizers upon request.
Screening / Sharing Rights: NACTA would have the non-commercial screening rights of all the entries to the competition. International entries are welcome.


  • 1st Prize 250,000/-Rupees cash, &Certificate subjected to tax
  • 2nd Prize 150,000/- Rupees cash, &Certificate subjected to tax
  • 3rd Prize 100,000/- Rupees cash, &Certificate subjected to tax
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