• January 27 - February 2, 2018
International Children’s Film Festival Bangladesh is an annual film festival held countrywide, which showcases full-length features, shorts, experimental films made for and by children from around the world. Started in 2008, it is one of the biggest film festivals in Bangladesh and also the only international film festival for children and young adults of the country.
This year, from January 27 – February 2, the festival aims to screen nearly 200 films created by renown and aspiring directors from all over the world throughout the whole Bangladesh.

Benefits

AWARD

  • Child Filmmakers’ Section – International
    • Best Film: Crest, Certificate
  • International Film Competition
    • Best Director: Crest, Certificate
    • Best Feature Film: Crest, Certificate
    • Best Short Film: Crest, Certificate
  • Child Filmmakers’ Section – Bangladesh
    • Best Film: Crest, Certificate & Cash Award of BDT 25,000
    • 2nd Best Film: Crest, Certificate & BDT 15,000
    • 3rd Best Film: Crest, Certificate & BDT 10,000
    • Special Award: Crest, Certificate & BDT 5,000
    • Special Award: Crest, Certificate & BDT 5,000
  • Young Bangladeshi Filmmakers’ Section – Bangladesh
    • Young Talent Award: Crest, Certificate
  • Social Film Section – Bangladesh
    • Social Film Award: Crest, Certificate

Eligibilities

# There are no country barriers for submission except Israel and Taiwan.

  • Child Filmmakers’ Section (Under 18) – International
    Age: Up to 18 years; Duration: ≤ 20 minutes
  • Child Filmmakers’ Section (Under 18) – Bangladesh
    Age: Up to 18 years; Duration: ≤ 20 minutes
  • International Film Competition
    Age: No limit; Duration: No limit
    Subject: Any film made for or related to children
  • Non-Competitive ‍Section (Only for festival official screening)
    Age: No limit; Duration: No limit
    Subject: Any film made for or related to children
  • Young Bangladeshi Filmmakers’ Section – Bangladesh
    Age: 19-25 years;
  • Social Film Section – Bangladesh
    Age: 19-25 years; Duration: ≤ 20 minutes
    Subject: Violence Against Girls (for this year)
Eligible Regions: Open for all except Israel and Taiwan.

Application Process

REGISTER ONLINE

You have to register your film first through the online film submissions form which is available at www.cfsbangladesh.org/submissions

SEND THE PACK

After the registration, it’s time to prepare your DVD package

  • DVD Pack
  • Online Version of the Film

Application Deadline: October 31, 2017

Application ClosedOfficial link

For Further Queries

For further queries, contact us at [email protected]
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