The First International BANGLA Online <Short Film Festival is a global project involving masters of this art form who have come together to create a platform for showcasing upcoming talent. The first of its kind in India, the Festival aims to provide upcoming film makers the opportunity to bring their work to a global online audience. All entries for the Festival must be principally in Bengali and must not exceed the maximum length of 39 minutes.
The Film Festival carries two sections :
The Competitive section: Only fictional short Bengali films can compete in this Festival
Non-competitive section: All other categories of short films including nonfiction, documentary, industrial short films etc. will be part of the non-competitive section.
All movies submitted to the Festival will go through a primary screening. Approved movies, both for the competitive and non-competitive section, will be available for viewing globally on BongFlix.Com --- on any device, anywhere, any time. Viewers worldwide will vote to select the top twenty movies within a period of sixty days. The top twenty movies will then be presented to the jury for award selection. Awarded movies will be screened in Kolkata at the prestigious Priya and Bioscope theaters.
Come, join Bengali movie-lovers worldwide in discovering and supporting Bengali movie-makers !
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