Call for Entries: 13th International Children’s Film Festival Bangladesh 2020

Submissions are now open for the 13th International Children’s Film Festival Bangladesh 2020. 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 25-31, 2020, the festival aims to screen nearly 300 films created by renown and aspiring directors from all over the world.

Location:

Bangladesh

Benefits

  • Child Filmmakers’ Section (Under 18) – BD
    • 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
  • Child Filmmakers’ Section (Under 18) – International
    • Best Film: Crest, Certificate
    • Young Bangladeshi Filmmakers’ Section
    • Young Talent Award: Crest, Certificate
  • Special Competition
    • Special Film Award: Crest, Certificate
  • International Film Section (Competitive)
    • Best Director: Crest, Certificate
    • Best Feature Film: Crest, Certificate
    • Best Short Film: Crest, Certificate
  • International Film Section (Non-competitive)

Eligibilities

  • Child Filmmakers’ Section (Under 18) – Bangladesh
    • Filmmaker’s Age: Up to 18 years old
    • Duration: The duration of the film should be less than 20 minutes
  • Child Filmmakers’ Section (Under 18) – International
    • Filmmakers’ Age: Up to 18 years old
    • Subject: Any subject.
    • Duration: Less than 20 minutes                      
  • Young Bangladeshi Filmmakers’ Section                      
    •  Filmmaker’s Age: 19-25 years
    • Duration: The duration of the film should be less than 25 minutes
  •    Special Competition Section Filmmaker’s Age: Up to 25 years old
    • Subject: ‘Bangabandhu Through My Lens’
    • Duration: Less than 20 minutes                       
  • International Film Section (Competitive)                 
    • Filmmaker’s Age: No limit
    • Subject: Any film made for or related to children.
    • Duration: No limit
  • International Film Section (Non-competitive)             
    •  Any filmmaker is eligible to submit their film in the non-competitive section only for festival official screening.
    • Filmmaker’s Age: No limit
    • Subject: Any film made for or related to children.
    • Duration: No limit

Eligible Regions: Open for all except Israel and Taiwan.

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