The festival offers an online submission process which requires filmmakers to register their film online, and once the films are registered the process requires the sending of the DVD package. The detailed submission process and the things it may require are described in the following.

Watch the film submission process!

STEP 1

REGISTER YOUR FILM

By filling out the online submission form

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

This phase may require the following things:

  1. Your personal information including your short biography and filmography as the director.
  2. Detailed information of your film including the technical details, full cast and credit list etc.
  3. Synopsis of the film (150 words) both in English as well as in the original language i.e. generally Bangla.
  4. Photograph of the director.
  5. At least 3 still photographs from the film.

STEP 2

PACK YOUR DVD

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

DVD Pack: Write the video file of the film in a DVD. You can write the video either in VOB format or in MPEG, MP4, AVI, MKV, MOV etc format.

Online Version of the Film: We also consider online submission/file sending for films to avoid inconveniences of money and time.

The following papers must be sent in the package:

  1. Xerox copy of your birth certificate, national ID card and passport. (At least any two documents proofing your age for the Child Filmmaker’s Section, Young Bangladeshi Filmmaker’s Section, Social Film Section)
  2. The consent letter with parent’s signature on it. (For the child filmmaker’s section)

The following materials are advised to enclose with the DVD:

  1. Posters in Hard Copy (if any)
  2. Banners in Hard Copy (if any)
  3. DVD Cover in Hard Copy (if any)
  4. Film trailer/teaser (if any)
  5. Making of the film/any other extra video (if any)

STEP 3

SEND THE PACKAGE

Once your package is ready, send it to us as soon as possible

  1. Do not forget to write down your Registration Code on the package.
  2. The package should be clearly mentioned that: “NO COMMERCIAL VALUE, FOR CULTURAL PURPOSES ONLY.”
  3. Then send the package to the address given below:

Abir Ferdous Mukhar
Festival Director, International Children’s Film Festival Bangladesh
Children’s Film Society Bangladesh,
Apt. 3D House: 45 Road: 4/A,
Dhanmondi R/A, Dhaka 1205, Bangladesh

11th International Children’s Film Festival Bangladesh 2018 calls for entries.

SUBMIT YOUR FILM