MegaCities ShortDocs Contest and Festivals

April 26, 2016 | By FRENCH CULTURE FILM

MegaCities ShortDocs is running an international contest and documentary film festivals in global metropolises to support the creation of short documentaries that raise awareness about urban challenges and solutions. For the 2016 edition, amateur, student and self-producing filmmakers can apply from 11 cities: New York, Mexico City, São Paulo, Paris, Cairo, Moscow, Delhi, Manila, Seoul, Shanghai and Tokyo!

Applicants are encouraged to raise awareness about the challenges and existing solutions
 in their metropolises by highlighting inspiring local initiatives concerning one the following topics: mobility, energy, health, housing, access to resources, business, security, communication, culture, and education. Applicants should create films that are no longer than 4 minutes in duration.

To participate in the contest, submit an application online before July 31st, 2016 via www.megacities-shortdocs.org

Questions? Write to applicants@megacities-shortdocs.org



PRIZES
 

Winning documentaries will be screened via the MegaCities ShortDocs’ international screening platform and at MegaCities ShortDocs festivals in New York, Tokyo and Paris in the Fall of 2016.


Also at stake are six international trips to attend one of the festivals and $1000 for each of the 4 global awards: Documentary, Inspiring Solution Report, Student, and Public Choice.

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Discover last year's edition on Vimeo
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