Deadline: January 20, 2019
Applications for the ConnectHer Girls Impact the World Film Festival Competition 2019 are now open. The Girls Impact the World Film Festival is an annual event that focuses on issues facing women and girls around the world.
Submit your 3-6 minute short films that address global women’s issues such as: education for girls, maternal health, violence against women and girls, and a variety of other issues.
Winners will be awarded over $25K in prizes. The prizes include:
- Judges’ Choice Grand Prize: $5000
- Judges’ Choice 1st Runner Up: $2500
- Judges’ Choice 2nd Runner Up: $1000
- Gems’ Choice Grand Prize: $1000
- People’s Choice Winner: $2500 (based on the total number of Facebook likes + tweets – winner will be chosen from top 10 most popular)
- Most Innovative Film or Solution prize: $1000
- Ian Somerhalder Foundation Green IS Prize – $2500
- HONEST BEAUTY Prize – $2500
- Global Impact Prize: $2,500
- Stand Up Men Prize: $2,500
- Girls in STEM Prize: $2,000
- Let Girls Learn Prize: $1,000
- Open to High school and undergraduate students
Before submitting, please check:
- Does your film address at least one of the GITW issue areas (see guidelines page)?
- GREEN IS entries, please check the box that says, “Enter this film into the Green IS Contest”.
- Is your film between 3 – 6 minutes?
- Are you a current high school or undergraduate student?
- Is your submission an ORIGINAL film?
- Did you include the End Marker still image in your film?
- Please read ALL Film Requirements before submitting your film.
Click here to apply