THE FILM CONTEST 2013
The film contest will invite entries across two segments: Best Film, Best Debut Film.Best Film
In this segment, submissions will be awarded in the categories of Best Documentary and Best Short Fiction. The length of the films for the Best Film segment should be between 20 - 45 minutes.Best Debut Film
In this segment, submissions will be awarded in the categories of Best Debut Documentary and Best Debut Short Fiction. The "Debut Film" segment shall invite entries between three to twelve minutes in length, encouraging experimentation and originality. All submissions must be in DVD format for preview purposes. Winners will be asked to provide master copies of their awarded films in DVCAM master format. Submissions must be original and unpublished work of the filmmakers. No submission can be returned to the participant.
Cash awards of Tk. 200,000 will be given to each of the two Best films from the Best Short Fiction and Best Documentary categories.
Those who are interested to participate in the film contest are strongly encouraged to participate in the Celebrating Life Film Making Workshop 2012. Alumni of last year's film making workshop is encouraged to participate in this year's film contest.
Please note that the Film Contest's theme/ subject is open to the imagination of the filmmaker, unlike the Photography and Lyrics Contests. But filmmakers are encouraged to explore the theme "Empowerment of Women".