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.

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
Best Foreign Language Film - BDT. 25,000 / USD 300

1. CSFFBD team has the right to use a clip / trailer of all selected films for online promotional purpose.
2. The jury considers works with a maximum running time of 30 minutes or less. There is no minimum running time.
3. Films submitted to the previous festival of Chittagong SHORT are NOT eligible.
4. Films screened in other festivals (in any country) are eligible. The entrant has to mention the names of the festivals the film has been screened in.
5. While submitting a digital version, make sure it is in one of the following formats: MP4, MPEG. Best viewing resolution Full HD, 1980*1080, Films shot in mobile phone will be accepted, resolution not less than 720*576.
6. Film must contain the complete credit line.
7. English sub-title will be preferred. All Foreign Languages other than Bangla (Bengali: বাংলা) must have English sub-title.
8. Selected filmmakers will receive an invitation for the CSFFBD2018 and an accreditation.
9. Selected filmmakers from other districts as well as other country will have the residence facility.
10. Each film entry will be screened by the Selection Committee and rated for general content, treatment of subject, production value, creativity, overall impact. Final jury decisions will be determined by a jury of industry professionals. All decisions are final.

Overall Rating
  • enthusiastic, energetic and disciplined ... !
    The hospitality was absolutely delightful and praiseworthy.

    February 2018
  • It was really wonderful to be a part of this festival. The communication was clear and on time. Unfortunately, I was not able to attend it but I have been constantly updated from the festival team.

    Highly recommended to everyone.

    July 2017
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    Response from festival:

    Thanks so much for your kind words dear. All the best.

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    Som Chakraborty

    It's a great festival with a wonderful selection.

    February 2017
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    Response from festival:

    Thank you so much for your kind words!