“Apex Short Movie Festival 2017”, with the theme ‘Hope’ an intra-college film making contest—was conducted at Rastriya Nach Ghar, Jamal on August 11, 2017. A trend since 2011, Apex Short Film Festival has inspired every Apexian to believe in the power of imaginations and also to pursue movie making as a hobby. With director/actor Tulasi Ghimire as the Chief Guest, special guests for the event were actors/directors Dipendra K. Khanal and Nischal Basnet. The panel of judges consisted of Anupa Shrestha, Samjhana Rauniyar Uprety and Bijay Baral. The movies “I can”, “Hereafter”, and “One more light” bagged first, second, and third prizes respectively. The winners were awarded with certificates of appreciation, cash prizes, and other goodies. The cash prizes were worth Rs. 48,000, Rs.25,000 and Rs. 20,000 for the winners, first runners-up, and second runners-up respectively. The title was sponsored by Cool Pad. The co-sponosers of the event was Aprilla SR-150 and the media partner was Republica.