The 'Online Mobile Filmmaking Course' is organised by the Dhaka International Mobile Film Festival (DIMFF), an outreach programme of the Media Studies and Journalism (MSJ) department of the University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB). In the 7th year of DIMFF, on 23 October 2020 at 3 pm, they celebrated the opening ceremony of its second phase, with the aim to guide the new generation to express their ideas and creativity through mobile devices in this course.
DIMFF 21 takes a new step under the banner of 'Introduction to Mobile Filmmaking, Filmmaking for Everyone,' an eight-week online course. This course shows the new generation how to express their thoughts and creativity through mobile phones. This online course is designed carefully for students studying from Class 6 to 12 or equivalent classes. The purpose of this programme is to give a comprehensive idea about filmmaking using smartphones as well as to provide experience in using modern gadgets and software.
For the Fall 2020 semester among 110 registrations, 65 students were selected to do this online course. On Friday, the Advisor of DIMFF 21, Dr. Abdul Kabil Khan, began the ceremony with his welcome note. Lecturer & Attached Officer, a2i Team Lead, Konnect ( Kishor Batayon) Md. Shefatul Islam gave the inauguration speech. DIMFF 21 executive advisor and Online Mobile Filmmaking Course instructor Syeda Sadia Mehjabin ended the programme with a vote of thanks.
For the fall semester, DIMFF 21 is back with the Online Mobile Filmmaking Course. DIMFF 21 is partnering with the Bangladesh Govt's project 'Aspire to Innovate's (a2i) digital platform 'Kishor Batayon'.