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There is no other recognition better than the love of viewers that could add joy and comfort to the hard work an artist puts into his/her/their work. After all, recognition could be as simple as a public acknowledgement.

Let us term recognition with a more popular synonym - award - and there! You found us!

We explore the Internet as our stage, social media as our podiums and everyone is a guest at this virtual show.

So with this 'maybe-unfaithful' introduction, we welcome you to the FOI Online Awards, sometimes referred to as FOIOA.

FOI Online Awards is an annual online poll, researched, organized and voted by a team of film enthusiasts, honouring the artists for their masterpieces. The poll is held yearly during January/February to judge the best amongst the Indian feature films in Hindi & English, released a year before. The jury follows research and successive rounds of voting to elect nominations and winners. Every procedure, including the final announcement, is held "online" only. The jury maintains a regularly updated set of 'Rules & Guidelines' - which serves as the procedural constitution for various eligibility and balloting requirements.

The 1st FOI Online Awards were announced on 14th February 2016 for feature film released in 2015.


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FOI Online Awards, India, (at times referred to as FOIOA), is a personal effort by a collective of film enthusiasts, which can be treated equivalent to a blog. The purpose of its proceeding is to simply put forward an opinion; it does not intend to defame or insult an individual or organisation. The effort is purely interest-based and is not designed to gain any monetary advantage from anyone or of any kind.
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