College and high school students can submit their short films and win a US$5,000 cash prize.
The Girls Impact the World Film Festival, presented by the Harvard College Social Innovation Collaborativeand 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 should be 3 to 5 minutes long and can be narrative, documentary, investigative reporting, music video, animation, or curated film (film collage).
The grand-prize winner, first and second runners-up will receive US$5,000, US$2,500, and US$1,000, respectively, along with Adobe Production Premium CS6. An internship will be awarded to the grand-prize and first-runner up winners. Other winners will be awarded cash prizes and gifts.
Applicants must be 25 or under and currently enrolled undergraduates or full-time high school students.
The deadline is Dec. 31.
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