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TikTok and Dhaka International Mobile Film Festival announce winners of #CreateOnTikTok competition

TikTok, in collaboration with the Dhaka International Mobile Film Festival (DIMFF), hosted by the University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB), celebrated the achievements of the top 10 winners of the #CreateOnTikTok competition in a ceremony at Cineplex, SKS Tower, Mohakhali, on January 29, 2024. The occasion highlighted the creativity of individuals who used TikTok for storytelling through short films.

Update : 09 Feb 2024, 03:49 PM

The #CreateOnTikTok competition, a part of TikTok’s latest initiative to empower content creators to craft short films using their mobile devices, culminated with the screening of the winners’ films. The event showcased various storytelling techniques in vertical video format, offering a glimpse into the evolving digital content creation landscape.

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The selected winners are @abrarzyn (Abrar Zahin), @zvkwan (Rayed Zakwan), @alligator.films (Ahnaf Ali), @the_0utslder (Ashrafuddin Rahat), @sadiq_shng (Sadiqul Islam), @sheikh.dng (Sheikh Taseen), @isfar.films (Isfar Mostakim), @takdirtalha (Takdir Talha), @ronysharafat Rony Sharafat, and @rafsan_aadeez (Mohammad Rafsan). They received certificates from TikTok, recognizing their contribution to digital content creation.

The winners expressed their gratitude and excitement over this unique opportunity. "Thankful to TikTok and ULAB for bringing a change in short-form content creation through #CreateOnTikTok competition and recognizing creators for their creative stories that are portrayed in vertical format. I’m delighted to be a part of it.," said @alligator.films (Ahnaf Ali), reflecting the sentiment of many participants.

@rafsan_aadeez (Imran Islam Rafsan) shared his thrill at seeing his creation on the big screen. "Thrilled to see my TikTok creation on the big screen! Thanks to #CreateOnTikTok for the incredible opportunity and DMIFF for the amazing campaign," he shared.

The sentiments were echoed by @isfar.films (Isfar Mostakim) and @ronysharafat (Rony Sharafat), who highlighted the fusion of digital art and cinema as a defining moment in their careers.

By facilitating the submission of films through DIMFF’s social media pages and a dedicated TikTok micro-site, the campaign has opened new doors for filmmakers, enabling them to present their stories to a wider audience. The jury for the campaign, comprising Director Zahid Gogon, Film Critic Sadia Khalid Reeti, and Director Nazmul Hasan Shukorno, underscored the campaign’s commitment to excellence and innovation in digital storytelling.


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