“Itibritto Kinba Bastobotar Punoraromvo” wins Unmukto Sholpodoirgho Cholochitro Utshob 2018 organised by Dhaka Cholochitro Andolon.
The closing ceremony of the festival, held in Dhaka’s Rabindra Sarobar on March 23, was inaugurated by renowned filmmaker Gias Uddin Selim. Renowned filmmaker Amitabh Reza Chowdhury was the chief guest of the event.
149 short films produced between 2016 and 2018 were submitted to the festival. 12 of them were selected by the jury panel for screening and competing. The jury included famed filmmaker Nurul Alam Atik and director Khan Jehad as the selection committee and Dhaka University Journalism and Mass Communication Department Associate Professor Dr Fahmidul Haq, Jagannath University TV and Film Studies Department Associate Professor Dr Selim Mojahar, Federation of Film Societies of Bangladesh General Secretary Belayet Hossain Mamun and writer and director Mejbaur Rahman Sumon.
After the awards ceremony the 12 selected films were screened at Rabindra Sarobar.
Here is a full list of winners at the festival:
Best Director: Mahmud Hasan for “Itibritto Kinba Bastobotar Punoraromvo”
Best Actor (Male): Shoilen Pal for “Modhukor”
Best Actor (Female): Jahan Bithi for “Bishorjon”
Best Cinematographer: Sumon Sarkar for “Itibritto Kinba Bastobotar Punoraromvo”
Best Screenplay: Raisul Tomal for “Jol O Pani”
Best Background Music: Rahat Islam for “Jol O Pani”
Best Editor: Mehedi Hasan and Dibbo Somadder for “Pathoker Mrittu”