Girls Impact the World Film Festival: Request for Submissions
Harvard College Social Innovation Collaborative (SIC) and Connecther is currently inviting applications from high school and undergraduate college students to submit 3-5 minute short films for the Girls Impact the World (GITW) Film Festival. The film must focus on a variety of global women's issues, including maternal health, micro finance initiatives, child-marriage, sex-trafficking, poverty alleviation, etc.
Raise awareness about current issues affecting women and girls around the world AND/OR
Propose solutions to current challenges faced by women
Grand Prize: $5000 cash prize and Creative Visions Foundation Internship Opportunity.
1st Runner Up: $2500 cash prize and Creative Visions Foundation Internship Opportunity.
Applicant(s) must be 25 or under on December 31, 2015 (special circumstances may be considered).
The GITW Film Fest Competition is not open to any resident of the following countries: U.S. export regulations prohibit the export of goods and services to Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Sudan and Syria. Therefore residents of these countries/regions are not eligible to participate.
Each individual applicant may be involved in the making of up to two films. You may not enter more than two films.
Applicants can be high school and undergraduate college students of all nationalities.
Videos must either:
Raise awareness about critical issues affecting women and girls around the world or
Propose solutions to critical challenges faced by women.
Issues to address include:
Domestic and gendered violence
Teen & child marriage
Sex trafficking and slavery
Women and girls in media
Women in Leadership
Education for Girls and Women
Women/Girls in STEM
Ending child marriage
Gender pay gap - equal pay
Women and the environment
Your film should be between 3 and 5 minutes long.
Your film must contain the provide End Marker still image.
Your film can be a narrative, documentary, investigative reporting,music video, animation, orcurated film (film collage).