International Inter University Short Film Festival
আন্তর্জাতিক আন্তঃবিশ্ববিদ্যালয় স্বল্পদৈর্ঘ্য চলচ্চিত্র উৎসব
With the motto “TAKE YOUR CAMERA FRAME YOUR DREAM ” International Inter-University Short Film Festival (IIUSFF) organized by Dhaka University Film Society started its journey in 2007. The goal to provide a platform for the young and talented student filmmakers in Bangladesh and overseas to showcase their talent. Over the years, it has succeeded in creating a name of its own and to work as a cross-cultural platform to portray the different styles and dimensions of young University-going filmmakers throughout the world.
Documentary, animation, fiction and non-fiction short films made by young filmmakers of local and international universities are screened in this Festival. A jury board of renowned film activists, filmmakers and film academicians selects the films to be screened and awarded. Selected films are awarded with prize money, certificate and crest. Top 50 films are screened in many prestigious venues throughout the country.
The Zahir Raihan Best Short Award
This award is given by the jury board of International Inter University Short Film Festival for the Best Short Film of the festival. It was first introduced in 2009. This award is worth of 300$.
Tareque Masud Best Emerging Director Award
The 9th edition of IIUSFF introduced a new award in memory of legendary Bangladeshi film-maker Tareque Masud. This award is given to the best Bangladeshi film-maker participating in the festival. The aim is to encourage Bangladeshi film-makers to produce more quality films. This award is worth of 200$.
10th International Inter University Short Film Festival- 2018, organized by Dhaka University Film Society in association with United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), a new category of submission “Short film on refugee” was introduced. The best short films on this category was awarded with prize money, certificated and crest.
The call for submission of 11th IIUSFF is ongoing.