The Girls Impact the World Film Festival 2016

Deadline: 15 January 2016
Open to: college and high school students
Prizes: US$20,000 in prizes.

Description

 

The Girls Impact the World Film Festival, presented by the Harvard College Social Innovation Collaborative and Connecther, is a film festival and scholarship program for high school and undergraduate college students.

The festival accepts short films that either raise awareness or propose solutions to a variety of global women’s issues, including maternal health, microfinance initiatives, child marriage, sex-trafficking and poverty alleviation.

Films must be 3 to 5 minutes long and can be narrative, documentary, investigative reporting, music video, animation or curated film (film collage).

Eligibility

Applicants must be 25 or under and currently enrolled undergraduates or full-time high school students.

Prize

The festival will award US$20,000 in prizes.

Application

THANK YOU FOR PARTICIPATING IN THE GIRLS IMPACT THE WORLD FILM FESTIVAL. WE LOOK FORWARD TO REVIEWING YOUR FILM.

In order to apply, register HERE.

Before submitting, please check:
1)Does your film address at least one of the GITW issue areas (see guidelines page)?
1A) GREEN IS entries, please check box below, “Enter this film into the Green IS Contest”.
2)Is your film between 3 – 5 minutes?
3)Are you a current high school or undergraduate student?
4)Is your submission an ORIGINAL film?
5)Did you include the End Marker still image in your film?
Please read ALL Film Requirements before submitting your film.

Deadline for applying is 15 January 2015.

If you have any questions,  write to:  filmfest@connecther.org

For more information please visit the official website.

 

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