Terms and Conditions:

    1. Subject : Open
    2. Maximum running time : Short Film - 30 min, Music Video - 10 min.
    3. Movie format : MP4, MPEG. Best viewing resolution Full HD, 1980*1080. Films shot in mobile phone will be accepted, resolution must not be less than 720*576.
    4. Film must contain the complete credit line.
    5. English sub-title will be preferred. All Foreign Languages other than Bangla must have English sub-title.
    6. CSFFBD team has the right to use a clip / trailer of all selected films for online promotional purpose.
    7. Films submitted to the previous festivals of Chittagong SHORT are NOT eligible but 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.
    8. Selected filmmakers will receive an invitation for the CSFFBD2018 and an accreditation.
    9. Selected filmmakers from other districts as well as other countries will have the residence facility to attend the ceremonies.
    10. Each entry will be screened by the Selection Committee and rated for general content, treatment of subject, production value, creativity, overall impact. Final decisions will be determined by a jury of industry professionals.

How to pay submission fees?

  • 'Cash' or 'Pay Order' to NOKSHA
  • Pay through bKash to: 01619397994 (Merchant Account) | 01714123023 (Personal Account)

  • How to pay using bKash PAYMENT MODE

    If you have a bKash account then follow the steps below:
    [Please make your payment from your personal bKash wallet. CHITTAGONG SHORT will not be liable for any payment made from agent or other wallet.]

      STEP 1 : Dial *247#
      STEP 2 : Choose Option: "Payment"
      STEP 3 : Enter Merchant bKash Account No: 01619397994
      STEP 4 : Enter Amount:
      STEP 5 : Enter Reference: CSFFBD2018
      STEP 6 : Enter Counter No: 1
      STEP 7 : Enter Your Pin to Confirm the Transaction: XXXX
      STEP 8 : Please provide the transaction ID with your submission email.


    How to make payment using bKash PERSONAL NUMBER

    If you haven't any bKash account then follow the steps below. Payment made from agent or other wallet.

      STEP 1 : Please give the bKash personal number 01714123023 to any Agent / bKash Account Holder to SEND MONEY.
      STEP 2 : Say the 'Amount'. Please Add additional amount as 'bKash Fee'.
      STEP 3 : Enter Reference: CSFFBD2018
      STEP 4 : Please collect the bKash transaction ID and mention it in your submission email.



For E-mail Submission

Step 1: Upload the film in Google Drive, Dropbox or MS OneDrive.
Step 2: Send an email to: chittagongshort@gmail.com Your mail should include-
    a. The (Google Drive/Dropbox/Microsoft OneDrive) link of the film.
    b. A designed copy of film poster preferably Illustrator (*.ai) file.
    c. Payment Information. Please provide bKash Transaction ID (if needed).
    d. A 'Microsoft Word' file containing-

    Information about the Director:

      i. Name ii. A photograph iii. E-mail iv. Contact Number v. Mailing Address vi. Institution Name (If the filmmaker is a student) vii. Production House Name (If any)

    Information about the Film:

      i. Title ii. Total Duration iii. Brief Synopsis of the film or music video (not more than 120 words)

For DVD Submission

Send the DVD of your film to-
Attach the following information (DVD /CD:
    a. A designed soft copy of film poster preferably Illustrator (*.ai) file.
    b. Cash Payment / Pay Order / bKash Transaction ID
    c. A 'Microsoft Word' file containing-
      Information about the Director:
        i. Name ii. A photograph iii. E-mail iv. Contact Number v. Mailing Address vi. Institution Name (If the filmmaker is a student) vii. Production House Name (If any)
        Information about the Film:

          i. Title ii. Total Duration iii. Brief Synopsis of the film or music video (not more than 120 words)

Through Third-Party Submission




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