1. Participants submitting films to the competition must be between 14 to 35 years old inclusive as of September 15, 2016.
2. The contest is open to individuals and teams. There is a maximum limit of five members for any team
3. Video entries must be either a Public Service Advertisement (PSA) less than 1 minute in length, or a Short Film, between 1 to 5 minutes long. All genres are accepted that have a climate change narrative.
4. Video submissions must be created by and owned by the participants and uploaded as a single file in the highest quality, but no larger than 1 GB.
5. Videos may be recorded in any language, but English subtitles are highly encouraged. In the short description of the film add the location and how it relates to one or more of the Sustainable Development Goals.
6. Winners will be selected by an External Jury composed of esteemed film directors and communication professionals, including those working in the field of film, arts, and/or the environment.
7. The judging of the film entries is based on the following equally weighted criteria:
- Content clearness and effectiveness of the video in narrating a story about climate change, promoting action, and/or offering new solutions.
- Technical expertise quality of the camera and audio work, effectiveness of the editing and strength of the script.
- Innovation, originality, and impact telling a climate story in a fresh and unusual way, appealing to a broad and diverse audience, and encouraging further thought and action.
By submitting to the Film4Climate Global Video Competition you agree that:
- The information you have submitted is correct
- You hereby agree to be bound by the regulations of the Film4Climate Global Video Competition
- You have legal right to represent and submit your video to the Film4Climate Global Video Competition
- You are responsible for all copyrights
- You have obtained the necessary clearances for people, archive footage and music in the video;
- Connect4Climate and Partners are allowed to use and change the entries for non-commercial public display.
- Connect4Climate and the Film4Climate Global Video Competition will not be held responsible for any legal disputes regarding the exhibition of your video.
- Your video, including all copyrights, remains the property of the author.
Please accept all the Terms and Conditions of the competition available for download in English