The competition section is open only for TAMIL Films.The films are selected, not necessarily because of their commercial success,but more
because of their integrity and the intelligence in their content.
To be the first among such equals is not going to be easy, so we entrust this
difficult job to three of the finest cinema masterminds available in our midst.Not
only have they been active participants in the film industry across the past several
decades but their passions and concerns for good cinema is still undiluted and
undiminished. This special jury will judge and award the
1. Best Feature Film - Producer, Director
2. Second Best Feture Film - Producer, Director
3. Special Jury Award For Individual Excellence
4. Amitabh Bachchan award for the “Youth Icon of the Year”
Amitabh Bachan Award for the "Youth Icon of the Year" is instituted from 2013 onward and will be conferred as per a committee's decision.
5. Film Buff Award
A special award for the passionate film buff. This is a web based award given to
the person who watches the maximum number of films at 11th CIFF 2013 and gives his own personalized account of the films watched, not exceeding 100 words.
this on the website daily. Writing a few lines after every film you watch, guarantees
a good chance of winning this award, which is a Collector’s DVD Package of a
Director’s work. Receive this award along with the competition section winners during the
grand closing ceremony.