Filmmaking for a global audience

Throughout the last two decades in Bangladesh, there has been a shift in storytelling on screen. Most notably, directors made films that not only initiated conversations in the country, but also made strides on global platforms.

Stand-up comedy: A niche industry with limitless potential

“Bring your work to Naveed’s Comedy Club’s cafe. No charge! Stay as long as you want to. No purchase necessary. We have everything here: a great workspace, WiFi, printers, projectors, whiteboards, even a stage to practice your presentations,” announced ace comedian Naveed Mahbub, in a recent video on social media.

How OTT platforms changed entertainment for good

The Covid-19 pandemic and resulting lockdowns saw public entertainment across Bangladesh grind to a standstill. With cinema halls, music concerts, plays, and other events closed – and new releases and productions put on hold – audiences flocked to over-the-top (OTT) platforms.

Gaining new ground in women’s cricket

Under Nigar Sultana Joty’s leadership, Bangladesh women’s cricket team qualified for the first time in the ICC Women’s ODI World Cup in 2021. She is one of the most talented players in the country. Cricket fans have praised her determination, dedication, and hard work over the years.

Influencing as a career

Chances are, even if you don’t “follow” a social media influencer or even totally understand what they do, you are familiar with the concept of what they do.

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