“Digital Utopia: An Ideal Online World for Girls- A Mobile Short Film Competition” is an attempt at bringing a female-centric vision of an ideal, safe, and secure online world for women in one frame for this year's International Girl's Day, organized by WeMen View and Plan International Bangladesh as a part of “Equality Awards 2020”.

Let’s create an online world where we thrive as healthy, equal, and complete members of all communities while fostering respect, inclusiveness, and integrity. Through the medium of film, we explore the awareness of the dynamic and powerful roles of women from any avenue. Plan International's theme for the celebration of the day is "Online Freedom- Digital Safety and Security Of Girls"- to raise the issue of abuse, harassment and violence females face in digital and online platforms.


Requirements and Criteria:

  • AGE: 13-30
  • Gender: All genders (females/AFAB are encouraged)
  • Medium: Mobile device
  • Type: Stop motion, videography, animation
  • Length: 3-10 minutes
  • Language: English/Bengali
  • Subtitle: Not mandatory but appreciated.

  • Winners will get:

  • 1st position: 10,000 BDT prize money
  • 2nd position: 7,000 BDT prize money
  • 3rd position: 5,000 BDT prize money
  • 5 films will be awarded "Honorary Mention"
  • *All 8 films will receive Certificate of Recognition from Plan International Bangladesh and WeMen View.


We are very proud to invite our first judge for the competition, Tasmiah Afrin Mou.

With her debut short film "কবি স্বামীর মৃত্যুর পর আমার জবানবন্দি", she took the entire nation on a psychological journey of discovering the emotions of a recently widowed woman who's having a feeling of deliverance after the death of her poet husband.
Her depiction of complex narratives with exceptional accessed emotions made her a champion of female-centric tales. One of her popular documentaries. "টোকাই ২০১২" was awarded as the Best Short Documentary at Guangzhou International Documentary Film Festival in 2014. Next, she's set to bring another film project "কাক" (The Crows) which has already been selected for the Locarno Open Doors Consultancy earlier this year. With every single contribution, she's tackling a new and diverse take on different genres of films and documentaries.

We are very proud to announce that Maasranga Television is our media partner for the project.

Maasranga Television, a Member of Square Group, is a leading satellite television channel in Bangladesh. Since its inception on July 30, 2011 as a mixed TV channel; Maasranga Television is broadcasting accurate, time-honoured and credible news from home and abroad along with exciting and inspiring entertainment for the whole family.


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