AAO NXT, India’s first home grown and indigenous Odia OTT platform, encourages the growth of independent cinema and fresh talent. People from different walks of life made it big on our platform with their creative exploration so can you!


The line between regional and exterritorial content is getting blurred, the time is ripe to create and cater a platform to bring independent voices in cinema to the mainstream audience. Looking forward to this, AAO NXT’s maiden step, AAO Creative Collective Short Film Festival(ACCSFF) is going to reach its destination soon. Thanks to global digitalization film festivals are now an exceptional tool for crossing the communication channels from the most distant places. Speaking multiple languages, they give you the ability to hear their rich diversity of voices from the divided areas. Keep glued to hear your names as winners. Your Shorts are binge watched and admired to win you name, fame, money and THE GLOBAL RECOGNITION.

Introducing Our Esteemed Jury


Rajesh S Jala

A director par excellence, Rajesh S. Jala is a noted documentary filmmaker. His work has been critically acclaimed on Indian as well as international platforms.

Susant Mishra

Susant Misra is an Odia film director and writer, known for films like Dharini, Biswaprakash and Shadows of the Rainbow.

Jugal Debata

An alumnus of Film and Television Institute of India, Jugal Kishore Debata is a National Award Winning Cinematographer and Director.

R. V. Ramani

With over 20 impressionistic documentaries to his credit, R.V. Ramani, an FTII graduate, is one of the leading documentary filmmakers in India.

Smruti Choudhury

Smriti Choudhury, currently working with TVF, comes with a commanding 18 years of experience across television, advertisement and digital media and across formats. She was a jury member for Asian Academy Creative Awards 2019 and 2020


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