The Channel will invite Film Producers/Companies/Independent Directors to submit Nomination Entries for each of the declared categories.
Only Punjabi Films released between January 2016 to December 2016 (1 Year) will be considered for PTC Punjabi Film Awards 2017.
For each of the Nominations submitted in each categories, the channel will need to be submitted 1 DVD of the Film.
The Nominations shall be sent to a Panel comprising of eminent personalities from the Punjabi Film industry itself, to provide suggestive inputs towards the overall aim of finalization of the list of Nominees.
The Nominees would be promoted through PTC Channels, Press and Internet.
During the voting period, viewers can register their votes through PTC Punjabi Film Awards dedicated website or through SMSes.
The winners in each category will be decided with equal weightage to Viewer Voting through SMS, Viewer Voting through website, along with recommendations by the members of the Film Industry. The decision of the channel will be final and binding.
The winners will be declared during a grand Award Ceremony in Punjab, to be telecast on PTC Punjabi. The ceremony will feature performances by prominent Artists.
The members of the Film Industry will also nominate veterans from the Punjabi Film Industry to be honored with “Lifetime Achievement Awards”.