Our Shorts Their Shorts Fall Session Screenings -2017

ostsfss // Our Shorts Their Shorts

1st edition

Dec 29 - Dec 30, 2017
Dhaka, Bangladesh

Open Call Open to Public Competitive Market Special Fees

Festival type Real Venue Festival
Types of films Any type, Animation, Children, Docu-feature, Documentary, Experimental, Music video, Narrative fiction, Student
Film length Mid-length, Short
Genre Action, Adventure, Alternative, Art, Avantgarde, Biography, Classics, Comedy, Comedy drama, Crime, Culture, Dance, Dark comedy, Drama, Dramedy, Human rights, Independent, Kids, Live Action, Melodrama, Post modern, Social issues, Spiritual, Thriller, War

Mission / description Our Shorts Their Shorts is the largest emerging short film network in South Asia. Working across exhibition, distribution and experiential events, Our Shorts Their Shorts is directly involved in the engaging audience for development, experimentation and of reacting to the demand for another way of experiencing the film.

Our Shorts Their Shorts Screening Session is a mini short film festival operating as a pop-up, in collaboration with screening partners around the world. Every year Our Shorts Their Shorts programs 12 screening session of short films that are screened in venues from varsity auditorium to cinema halls.

OSTS Screening Session is an amazing festival that brings filmmakers’ ideas from around the world. The value-added panels and networking focused on short-form content make it very special.
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Festival website http://www.ourshortstheirshorts.com

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Class Founded: 2017
Festival category: A (official A list)
Dates Open call: Jul 15, 2017

Early bird deadline: Sep 30, 2017
Regular deadline: Oct 30, 2017
Late deadline: Nov 30, 2017

Notification date: Dec 15, 2017

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Fees Fees range from 9.15 to 18.30 USD . See submission categories for details about fees. Submission through FFL is up to 1.70 USD cheaper than on other submission platforms for Film Plan subscribers.
Awards Total prize money: 0.00 USD
General rules Rules and Terms
Short fiction, documentary, and experimental submissions are split into Bangladesh (OUR) and International (THEIR) categories:

OUR short fiction, documentary and experimental films must be finished not before 2016. OSTSSS is particularly interested in world, international or festival premieres. These films may have previously been publicly screened anywhere outside of Bangladesh.
International (Their) short fiction, documentary and experimental films must be Premieres in an international festival. OSTSSS is particularly interested in the world, international or European premieres.
Films must have been completed not before 2016.
Films must be no more than 60 minutes in length – including credits.
If selected, films must be available for projection in BLUE RAY.
All non-English language films must have English language subtitles.
If the film has been viewed/available on the internet without a password, you must submit the film in the Online (Channel) category.
Submissions must be uploaded and submitted no later than the deadline date to qualify for the respective entry fees.
If selected, a press kit must be provided. Digital press kits are required through submission platform (Filmfreeway, Withoutabox, Shortfilmdepot. Festhome etc).

Full production credits and director’s biography.
Film synopsis – 200 words.
Director statement about the film
30 second Trailer (if available)
Film poster
At least two (2) publicity stills from the film. Stills must be submitted by email (jpg, 300 dpi preferred, clearly labeled with film title–if multiple photos are sent, please label with film title & 1 of 2, 2 of 2, etc) to info@ourshortstheirshorts.com
The festival will not consider:

Commercials or advertisements.
2. The festival does not include “works in progress” in its final program.
3. Pornographic content.