Our Shorts Their Shorts Screening Session

From Dec. 29, 2017 until Dec. 30, 2017


Short fiction, documentary, animation and experimental submissions are split into Bangladesh and International categories:

A. Bangladeshi short fiction, documentary and experimental films must be finished not before 2016. Our Shorts Their Shorts Screening Session (OSTSSS) is particularly interested in world, international or festival premieres. These films may have previously been publicly screened anywhere outside of Bangladesh.

B. International short fiction, documentary and experimental films must be Premieres in an international festival. OSTSSS is particularly interested in the world, international or European premieres.

1. Films must have been completed not before 2016.
2. Films must be no more than 60 minutes in length – including credits.
3. If selected, films must be available for projection in BLUE RAY.
4. All non-English language films must have English language subtitles.
5. If the film has been viewed/available on the internet without a password, you must submit the film in the Online ( Channel) category.
6. Submissions must be uploaded and submitted no later than the deadline date to qualify for the respective entry fees.
7. If selected, a press kit must be provided. Digital press kits are required through submission platform Filmfreeway.

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

After Selection Requirements:
a. 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
b. Full production credits and director’s biography.
c. Film synopsis – 200 words.
d. 30 second Trailer (if available)


July 15, 2017 : Opening Date
September 30, 2017 : Earlybird Deadline
October 30, 2017 : Regular Deadline
November 20, 2017 : Late Deadline
November 30, 2017 : Extended Deadline
December 15, 2017 : Notification Date
December 29 – 30, 2017: Event Date

Our Shorts Their Shorts Screening Session

Currently, there is no open submission period for this competition.


This Festival was founded in 2017

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 Fall 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 this festival of short films that are screened in venues from varsity auditorium to cinema halls.

OSTS Screening Session is an amazing global festival that brings filmmakers' ideas from around the world. The value-added panels and networking focused on short-form content make it very special.


Our Shorts Their Shorts
Pallabi, Mirpur 34/17
1216 Dhaka