Chittagong Short Film Festival ()

Chittagong SHORT Film Festival


01 Jun 2019
Call for entries

30 Jun 2019
Early deadline

15 Sep 2019
Standard deadline

30 Sep 2019
Late deadline

30 Sep 2019
Festival closed

31 Oct 2019
Notification date

04 Jan 2020
29 Feb 2020


NOKSHA, 318 CPDL Paragon City, 11-13 Nabab Siraj Ud Daula Road, Anderkilla,  4000, Chittagong, -, Bangladesh

Festival description
Short film festival 30'<

Festival requirements
 Film festival
 Music Video
 Has submission fees
 International Festival
 Physical Location
 January 2017
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films  30'<
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Festival start: 04 January 2020      Festival end: 29 February 2020

Chittagong SHORT was founded to make a platform for the young filmmakers and film learners. To inspire the young, it has started a film festival since 2016. This festival #CSFFBD is designed with film screening and contest, master class, workshop and seminar. For the young filmmakers it’s a great opportunity to show their creativity and extra ordinary thought.

Awards & Prizes

Best Film - BDT. 25,000 / USD 300
Best Director - BDT. 7,500 / USD 100
Best Actor - BDT. 4,000 / USD 50
Best Actress - BDT. 4,000 / USD 50
/ USD 50
Best Cinematographer - BDT. 4,000 / USD 50
Best Foreign Language Film - BDT. 25,000 / USD 300
Audience Choice Award - BDT. 7,500 / USD 100

Terms and Conditions:
1. Subject: Open
2. Films shot before 2018 will not be accepted.
3. Films published in any online platform will not be granted.
4. Film content should not be contradictory to any race, country or religion.
5. Films containing nudity and excessive use of drugs will not be accepted.
6. Maximum running time: 30 min
7. Movie format: MP4, MOV. Best viewing resolution Full HD.
8. Film shot in mobile phone will be accepted, resolution must not be less than 720*576.
9. Film must contain the complete credit line.
10. English sub-title will be preferred. All Foreign Languages other than Bangla must have English sub-title.
11. Films submitted to the previous festivals of Chittagong SHORT are NOT eligible but screened in other festivals (in any country) are eligible. The entrant has to mention the names in poster(s) of the festivals the film has been screened in.

Additional Information:
1. CSFFBD2019 team has the right to use clip/trailer of all selected films for online promotion purpose.
2. Selected filmmakers will receive an invitation for the CSFFBD2019 and an accreditation.
3. Selected filmmakers from other districts as well as other countries will have the residence facility to attend the ceremonies.
4. Each entry will be screened by the Selection Committee and rated for general content, treatment of subject, production value, creativity, overall impact. Final decisions will be determined by a jury of industry professionals.



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