DBGYFF Jury Board

Acclaimed Film Community

DBGYFF can boast of a prestigious jury board with members from all over the world, featuring film professionals, industry stalwarts, youth icons, acclaimed filmmakers, award-winning actors, noteworthy producers, and cultural leaders.

Jury Selection Process

Objectivity and Fair play

All DBGYFF entries enjoy a fair viewing and objective introspection, as the entire jury process is transparent and scrupulously monitored. The talents, hard work and creativity of the participant will be justly recognized and evaluated.

Jury Selection Criteria

Artistic Merit

All the entries are classified as per the five categories for jurying and shortlisting. The Jury panel shall view, assess and select the best films objectively. If any film doesn’t meet the required levels of artistic merit, it may decide not to shortlist them for the festival.

Preliminary Jurors

Shortlisting Best Entries

The Preliminary jurors will qualify the first level of entries, during which all the submitted film entries will be viewed thoroughly and the best entries will be shortlisted in various tiers.

Grand Jury Panel

Selection of Award winning entries

Various experts from all walks of life and acclaimed movie professionals will be part of the Grand Jury panel. They will watch the 120 shortlisted entries comprising all the five categories and select the global bests and nominate the other awards for the festival.