Motion Content Group, Film Critics Guild announce latest edition of Critics’ Choice Awards

The award ceremony will honour the talent in short films, web series and feature films.

Mumbai: Motion Content Group of GroupM, in collaboration with the Film Critics Guild announced the launch of the fourth edition of Critics’ Choice Awards to honour the talent in short films, web series, and feature films.

After three successful editions of the Critics’ Choice Awards, Film Critics Guild and Motion Content Group in collaboration with Vistas Media Capital gear up for the fourth edition of the awards. "We are delighted to present the fourth edition of Critics’ Choice Awards which has become a very important calendar event for us and the filmmakers," stated Vistas Media Capital CEO Abhayanand Singh. "Covid has obviously caused a lot of disruption to the film industry but the quality of content that has come out this year only validates that the spirits are high and good quality content will continue to entertain the audience.”

This year, Critics’ Choice Awards 2022 has received an overwhelming response from short filmmakers across the country to register a record number of entries of the short films produced in 2021. The Critics’ Choice Awards jury would adjudge and applaud the best in the business and encourage Indian content creators, said the statement.

The 2020 short film winners were Adil Hussain (Best Actor, short film "Meal") and Amruta Subhash (Best Actress, short film "The Booth"), Shazia Iqbal (Best Director for "Bebaak") and best short film was "Bebaak."

"Despite its challenges, the last two years have witnessed game-changing developments in the content arena. Especially this year, creators have pushed the envelope and crafted content that is compelling enough to draw them to theatres or make them forget the looming threat of the dreaded virus," said Film Critics Guild chairperson Anupama Chopra.

“As the Critics’ Choice Awards enter their fourth year, they have become coveted and celebrated by creators and talent alike as a unique and credible platform. We are proud of our partnership with the Film Critics Guild and Vistas Media Capital and are committed to making this platform bigger and better," commented GroupM India president of trading and partnerships Ashwin Padmanabhan.

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