Cinemaking International Film Festival (CIFF) is a one of the prestigious international film festival in south Asia based in Bangladesh. Organized by DHAKA Festival and Supported by the largest film distribution and coproduction company in south Asia

The call for entries for Cinemaking International Film Festival 2022 has is now open!

Cinemaking International Film Festival was started in 2018, and it was officially held in Dhaka, Bangladesh on 24th to 26th December, 2020.

The first Edition of the Cinemaking International Film Festival 2020 were competition 54 countries 177 film, The Festival was held on theatrical in the venue of Shohoj Path School and online platform.

The Second Edition of the Cinemaking International Film festival 2021 were competition 121 countries with 600 film, were summited from more over thousand films. The Festival was held on theatrical on 3rd to 6th January, 2022 at the venue in the International Mother Language Institute, Bangladesh Silpakala Acdemy, Shohoj Path School and online platform.

Section of Competition:
1. Asian Film Competition
2. American Film Competition
3. European Film Competition
4. World Film Competition
5. Indian Film Competition
6. Bangladeshi Film Competition
7. Kids Filmmaker's Film Competition
8. Animation Film Competition

Section of Non-Competition:
1. Feature Film Section
2. Short Film Section
3. Documentary Section

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Awards & Prize of Cinemaking International Film Festival (CIFF)

Competition on Future Film > Award Trophy and Certificate

Awards from International competition:
(1) Best World Film
(2) Best World Director

(3) Best Asian Film
(4) Best Asian Director

(5) Best European Film
(6) Best European Director

(7) Best American Film
(8) Best American Director

(9) Best African Film
(10) Best African Director

(11) Best Indian Film
(12) Best Indian Director

(11) Best Bangladeshi Film
(12) Best Bangladeshi Director

(13) Best Screenplay
(14) Best Cinematography
(15) Best Original Score
(14) Best Editor
(17) Best International Actor (Male)
(18) Best International Actress (Female)
(19) Best Bangladeshi Actor (Male)
(20) Best Bangladeshi Actress (Female)

Short Film Section:
(21) Best International Short Film
(22) Best Bangladeshi Short Film

Mobile Film Section:
(23) Best International Mobile Film
(24) Best Bangladeshi Mobile Film

Documentary Film Section:
(25) Best International Documentary
(26) Best Bangladeshi Documentary

(27) Best Kids Filmmaker
(28) Best International Women filmmaker
(29) Best First-time Feature Filmmaker
(30) Best Real life Narrative
(31) Best Animation film

We provide Honorable mention and Special Mention more over 100, certificate only.

*** Classical non Competition film section has no Trophy, but we give only certificate.

Others Facilities:
(1) We provide appreciation certificate to every submitted film.
(2) We provide certificate to every selected Films.
(3) Short listed film are curating in some different international film festival.
(4) We are organizing a public screening in different country with pay (Only Selected very good film)
(5) International Theatre and OTT selling help by Cinemaking (
(6) Cinemaking will make a coproduction with some best filmmaker/producer (CIFF award wining)

Rules & Terms:

Cinemaking is an International Distribution and Coproduction company, we are try to promote film globally. So if you submit your film in CIFF, you must observation our rules and terms.

* If you submit your film for CIFF, you must give us permission for screening in our CIFF with legal process.

* If we are organizing a festival screening in others place as like non commercial screening, you will give us permission.

*** After Selection you never Withrow your film.
*** All decision reserved for CIFF authority.

Overall Rating
  • Great experience, thank you so much! I am honored for the award won by my film "Laura's Hereafter" (Best Classical Feature Film).
    It was a pleasure and a privilege to participate in this Film Festival.

    February 2022
  • Stefano Tammaro

    not recommended to register for this festival

    February 2022
  • Carlos Alfonso Huerta

    We are very surprised but above all very happy and excited by an honorable mention and award for the best director in America at this festival. We are witnesses of the great effort and work, of the professional and well done in addition to the large number of countries and films that participated. We congratulate you and urge you to continue like this, auteur and independent cinema need spaces and you are giving them. Congratulations!!

    January 2022
  • Adrian Alarilla

    Thank you very much for having us in your festival! Very communicative and friendly, a rewarding experience even if things were virtual this year. Thank you Cinemaking!

    January 2022
  • great experience, Looking forward to seeing you again.

    January 2022
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