Film Submission
Deadline September 30, 2024.

Festival Premiere Requirement: All submitted films must be festival premieres. This means that your film should not have been screened at any other Bangladeshi film festival, whether online or in physical form, prior to its screening at DIFF. We are committed to upholding this principle, and any violation of this rule will regrettably result in disqualification.

Production Year: Films submitted for consideration should have been produced in the year 2023. However, the selection committee may consider exceptions for films made in 2022. Please note that the preview committee is responsible for selecting films across all categories for the festival.

Censorship Condition: As per the existing policy every film participating in the festival will have to be submitted to the Bangladesh film censorship board for clearance certificate. 

It's important to note that the Bangladesh Censor Board is absolutely intolerant to any nudity, obscenity, sexual scenes, promotion of homosexuality, insulting or belittling of any religion or any film or any scene that may jeopardize the country’s international ties. By submitting your film to our festival, you implicitly agree to allow us to make necessary edits or deletions according to the terms and conditions set by our censorship board.