Submissions - OPEN!

Submissions for the 5th London Bengali Film Festival is now open.

You can submit your films in two different ways. The FilmFreeway option allows you to submit up until the late deadline which is the 30th of December 2019 and the tradional method only allows you to submit until the 6th of December 2019

1. Film Freeway - Late deadline applies till 30th of December 2019

You can use Film Freeway to sumbit your film - Just click on the link below


2. Traditional Method - Only accepting the normal deadline (6th of December 2019)

Submission form and payment - You can download the submission form and make an online payment via Paypal.

See details below.



We welcome films that are commercial and non commercial, independent and artistic.  Whether they have been made in West Bengal, Bangladesh or any part of the world, even if not in the language of Bengali, but they must fit to at least one of the following in addition to the full rules:

1. Writer or Director or Producer must be Bengali or have a Bengali heritage (any nationality) OR
2. The main character must be Bengali OR
3. The story must be set or be about Bengal or an issue affecting the Bengali Diaspora


Click Here - For Full Rules


Film Freeway


Traditional Method


1. Download the form - click below



2. Make an online payment via Paypal

London Bengali Film Festival
Title of Film


3. Submit - Email us your form, including the online screener link. (This is the easiest method)


OTHER OPTIONS (Delivery / Cheque Payment)

A - You may also post the form and a DVD direct to our UK office (address on form)

B - If you are in Dhaka (Bangladesh) or Kolkata (India) and you wish to pay by cheque, hand deliver your form and film, you may do so to one of our associate offices. For this method please email us before hand for details. :