Tuesday, January 12, 2021

Toto Award for Music 2021: Shortlist

Four entries, from a record 292 applications, have been shortlist for the 2021 Toto Award for Music. The names of the shortlisted musicians/bands, in alphabetical order, are:


1. Krameri  (Vadodara)

2. Saby Singh  (Jammu)

3. Three Oscillators (Mumbai)

4. Udbhav (New Delhi)


TFA congratulated the shortlisted musicians and wishes them all the best. The winner, who will receive a cash award of Rs 60,000 and a handcrafted trophy, will be revealed at an online awards ceremony in February 2021.




 

Tuesday, January 5, 2021

Toto Awards for Photography 2021: Shortlist

Four applicants have been shortlisted for the 2021 Toto Awards for Photography. Their names (in alphabetical order) are:


1. Hari Sai Srikar, Hyderabad 

2. Nilargha Chatterjee, Kolkata

3. Sharan Devkar Shankar, Chennai

4. Subhajit Naskar, Kolkata


The two winners, selected by a three-member jury, will receive a cash prize of Rs 50,000 and a handcrafted trophy. Their names will be announced at an online awards ceremony in February 2021.




Friday, January 1, 2021

Toto Award for Kannada Creative Writing 2021: Shortlist

Three writers have been shortlisted for the 2021 Toto Award for Creative Writing in Kannada. Their names (in alphabetical order) are:

1. Amulya B (Bengaluru)

2. Sandeep Eshanya (Mysuru)

3. Snehajaya Karanth (Bengaluru)

TFA congratulates the shortlisted writers and wishes them the very best. The winner, selected by a three-member jury, will be announced at an online awards ceremony in February 2021. She or he will receive a cash prize of Rs 50,000 and a hand-crafted trophy.  


Wednesday, December 23, 2020

Toto Awards for Short Film 2021: Shortlist

This has been an unusually strong year for the short film Toto Awards. As many as 40 films (from a total of 130 applications) were long-listed and seven films (as against the usual four) have made it to the shortlist. The names of the shortlisted filmmakers (in alphabetical order) and the titles of their films are as follows:

1. Anant Dass Sahni (Saharanpur) Film: Naked Wall

2. Ashmita Guha Neogi (Faridabad, Haryana) Film: CatDog

3. Bibhanshu Rai (Adityapur, Jharkhand) Film: Chaukhat 

4. Devshree Nath (Lucknow) Film: Noor Islam

5. Megha Acharya (New Delhi) Film: Sudhamayee

6. Shubham Sharma (Amritsar) Film: Even Fake Flowers Have Scent On Happy Days  

7. Shuchi Prasad  (New Delhi) Film: When I Was Small   

The names of the two winners, who will each receive a cash prize of Rs 50,000 and a handcrafted trophy, will be announced at an online awards ceremony in February 2021. 

TFA wishes all the shortlisted filmmakers best of luck and deeply regrets that not all of them can win a Toto Award for Short Film in 2021!