National Center of GIS and Space Applications (NCGSA) has a mandate for space awareness, education and outreach. In continuation of these endeavors, 180 seconds Space Film Festival (180SSFF) has been planned. NCGSA invites the space enthusiasts and visual creators from all over the world to share their creative work of 180 seconds maximum duration, in the form of animation / fiction / documentary related to the theme of “Space Science, Technology and its Applications”.


NCGSA aims to involve the artistic community to explore the beauty, wonders and applications of space science and technology through their creative lens.

Important Dates


Submission Start Date July 5, 2021
Submission Deadline September 15, 2021
Adjudication October 2021
Grand Finale November 2021
Icase MANUSCRIPT Submission Deadline August 31,2021





Thematic Domains

The participants may look into the following themes and ideas (but not limited to) for their productions

  • Peeping into sky through Telescopes
  • Aliens and Extraterrestrial Life
  • Wonders of satellites and their constellations
  • Satellite Technology Applications for Agriculture, Environment, Climate, Geoscience, Surveillance, Disaster & Hazard Management, Geo Forensic, Geo Health, Help and Rescue, Urban Planning, Communication, Navigation, Transportation, Meteorology, Smart Cities and Communities etc.
  • Story of Launch Vehicles and Ground Stations
  • Life of an Astronaut, Life at Space Station, Space Life
  • Colonizing at other Planets
  • Mission Moon – Mission Mars
  • Astronomy, Astrophysics & Astrobiology
  • Space Travel
  • Cosmology
  • Space Mission Design
  • Careers in Space Technology


  • Best film of each genre will be awarded with cash award of 50K PKR

  • Certificate of Participation (Team Certificate) will be given to all submitted productions

There will be following 5 additional technical award titles and certificates 

  • Best Editing

  • Best Sound Design 

  • Best Cinematography

  • Best Production Design

  • Best Film Poster

Important Information

  • There is no registration or screening fee
  • Multiple submissions are allowed
  • Entries once submitted cannot be withdrawn
  • Submission should include copyright declaration document (download)
  • All submissions (duly rights protected) will be through WeTransfer Link only.

Rules and Regulations 

  • Theme: Space Science, Technology and its Applications
  • Genres: The festival consists of three genres
    • Fiction
    • Documentary
    • Animation
  • Duration:
    • Maximum duration is 180 seconds including titles/credits
    • The Minimum duration is 90 seconds including titles/credits
  • Age Group: The festival is open for all age groups and for all Nationals
  • Content :
    • The content should be original / Plagiarism free
    • The content should be copyright free (common media license)
    • The submission should not infringe any third party’s intellectual property rights or any third party’s privacy rights
    • The submission should be suitable for public viewing and should not contain :
      • Threat to any entity, organization, place, group, religion, race, culture or world peace
      • Any material that violates national / international law
      • Obscene / Vulgar material
  • Format
    • Submissions may use any language/voiceover
    • All submissions should have English subtitles
    • The sound effects and music used in films should be copyright free
    • Submissions should be only in MP4/MPEG/MOV formats
    • The quality of submissions should not be less than 720p
  • Adjudication
    • Submissions will be judged on the basis of creativity, innovation and relevance to theme
    • Results of the jury will be final and non-challengeable
    • The submission will become the intellectual property of NCGSA and can be utilized in any capacity and at any platform

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For Queries

facebook.com/ncgsa.ist Email: 180ssff@ncgsa.org.pk Cell: +92-(0)-324-7571133 / +92-(0)-51-9075799

National Center Of GIS & Space Application