Greenshorts - A Student Environmental Short Film Contest

Ages:High School

Type:Submission

Categories:Art, Environment, video

Scope:Local

Registration Opens
Sep 16, 2019 12:01am
America/New_York

Registration Closes
Mar 27, 2020 12:01am
America/New_York

GreenSparks aims to spark high school students’ interest around environmental issues. It brings Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)-aligned environmental science to classrooms to understand first-hand what themes, topics and ideas excite them. GreenShorts encourages students to tell environmental stories through short films.

Students get creative with our annual short film competition and learn environmental science.

Students get creative with our annual short film competition showcasing the best student produced environmental films from Southern California and Louisiana.

Create a short film in any of the available categories and submit it online to be reviewed by the UCLA judging panel. • Films should be 2-3 minutes • Individuals/groups can submit one film per category. • Films should be appropriate for all audiences. Films can be up to 2 minutes long and may be in any of the following categories:

  • Climate Heroes/ It Takes a Village
  • Watertopia– Imaginative solutions for clean and sustainable water
  • No Justice, No Green– Social justice issues, such as poverty, race and gender in relation to the environment
  • You Are What You Eat– elements of the food ecosystem (dining, agriculture, supply chain, culture, etc)
  • Wild CA/LA– Animals, plants or natural systems found in neighborhoods or nearby parks

Films will be reviewed by a panel of judges  from the UCLA IoES. • Films will be judged by content of the film, its ability to educate, inspire, and raise awareness of the film’s chosen topic.
This competition has not yet listed it's awards.

Website: https://www.ioes.ucla.edu/greensparks/

Managing Organization: UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability

Contact:
Diana Garcia
dgarcia@ioes.ucla.edu

Entry Fee: $0

Eligibility:
Eligibility • Participants must be enrolled in SoCal High School and under 19 years old • Participants must be enrolled in a Louisiana High School and under 19 years old • Participants can submit a film as an individual or group. If entered as a group, the prize will be split amongst the group members. A group lead will be responsible for receiving the full amount and splitting the award with team members.

Registration Opens
Sep 16, 2019 12:01am
America/New_York

Registration Closes
Mar 27, 2020 12:01am
America/New_York

Overview

GreenSparks aims to spark high school students’ interest around environmental issues. It brings Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)-aligned environmental science to classrooms to understand first-hand what themes, topics and ideas excite them. GreenShorts encourages students to tell environmental stories through short films.

Students get creative with our annual short film competition and learn environmental science.

Students get creative with our annual short film competition showcasing the best student produced environmental films from Southern California and Louisiana.

Process

Create a short film in any of the available categories and submit it online to be reviewed by the UCLA judging panel. • Films should be 2-3 minutes • Individuals/groups can submit one film per category. • Films should be appropriate for all audiences. Films can be up to 2 minutes long and may be in any of the following categories:
  • Climate Heroes/ It Takes a Village
  • Watertopia– Imaginative solutions for clean and sustainable water
  • No Justice, No Green– Social justice issues, such as poverty, race and gender in relation to the environment
  • You Are What You Eat– elements of the food ecosystem (dining, agriculture, supply chain, culture, etc)
  • Wild CA/LA– Animals, plants or natural systems found in neighborhoods or nearby parks

Criteria

Films will be reviewed by a panel of judges  from the UCLA IoES. • Films will be judged by content of the film, its ability to educate, inspire, and raise awareness of the film’s chosen topic.

Awards

This competition has not yet listed it's awards.

Participate

Website: https://www.ioes.ucla.edu/greensparks/

Managing Organization: UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability

Contact:
Diana Garcia
dgarcia@ioes.ucla.edu

Entry Fee: $0

Eligibility:
Eligibility • Participants must be enrolled in SoCal High School and under 19 years old • Participants must be enrolled in a Louisiana High School and under 19 years old • Participants can submit a film as an individual or group. If entered as a group, the prize will be split amongst the group members. A group lead will be responsible for receiving the full amount and splitting the award with team members.

Deadlines

Registration Opens
Sep 16, 2019 12:01am
America/New_York

Registration Closes
Mar 27, 2020 12:01am
America/New_York