Planet911 Youth Film Challenge

Ages:Middle School, High School, Undergraduate

Type:Submission

Categories:Environment, video

Scope:National

Registration Closes
Dec 1, 2020 11:59pm
America/New_York

How will you change the world? Create a film that tells your story and compete for $12,000 in Cash Prizes for you and your school or organization. Are You A Filmmaker 10-22 Years Old Who Cares About Our Planet? This Challenge Is For YOU. EarthxFilm and Creative Visions invite you to give the world a Planet911 wake-up call. Tell your story, share your ideas, compete for cash prizes and help showcase an environmental justice solution or ask your elected officials how they will protect our planet.

How will you change the world? Make a 50 second video to tell us your story. Examine the circumstances where you live and one environmental impact that you’ve experienced. Option 1: Show or tell us the problem and then tell us how it can or should be solved? Option 2: Show or tell us the problem and then show us how an organization or business is already working to improve the situation. Use the following questions as a guide or you may focus on any environmental impact that most affects you.

  • What is the water quality like in your community?
  • Do you have access to fresh fruits and vegetables?
  • What is the air quality like in your community?
  • Is there illegal dumping, excess litter or toxic waste in your neighborhood or city?
If you or someone you know has been impacted by environmental injustice, use your voice!

Entries will be judged by a process in which qualified panels of judges will evaluate the eligible entries based on the following judging criteria:  
  • Adherence to Topic
  • Artistic Merit (e.g., Story, Creativity, Entertainment Value)
  • Technical Merit
  • Impact
This competition has not yet listed it's awards.

Website: https://earthx.org/education/planet911-youth-film-challenge/

Managing Organization: EarthX & Creative Visions

Contact:

earthling@EarthxFilm.org

Entry Fee: $0

Eligibility:
Anyone within the age requirements may enter. The following are not eligible for juried cash prizes: employees, contractors, directors and officers of EarthX, EarthxFilm, or Creative Visions, their affiliated companies, distributors, web design, advertising, fulfillment, judging and Project agencies involved in the administration, development, fulfillment and execution of this Film challenge. This includes the immediate family members of each (spouse, parent/guardian, child, sibling, grandparent, and spouse or "step" of each) and those living in their same households (those persons whether related or not who live in the same residence for at least three months during the twelve-month period preceding the start date of the Planet911 Youth Film Challenge). Outside of the United States, residency requirements may vary. Void where prohibited. Ages 10 to 22

Registration Closes
Dec 1, 2020 11:59pm
America/New_York

Overview

How will you change the world? Create a film that tells your story and compete for $12,000 in Cash Prizes for you and your school or organization. Are You A Filmmaker 10-22 Years Old Who Cares About Our Planet? This Challenge Is For YOU. EarthxFilm and Creative Visions invite you to give the world a Planet911 wake-up call. Tell your story, share your ideas, compete for cash prizes and help showcase an environmental justice solution or ask your elected officials how they will protect our planet.

Process

How will you change the world? Make a 50 second video to tell us your story. Examine the circumstances where you live and one environmental impact that you’ve experienced. Option 1: Show or tell us the problem and then tell us how it can or should be solved? Option 2: Show or tell us the problem and then show us how an organization or business is already working to improve the situation. Use the following questions as a guide or you may focus on any environmental impact that most affects you.
  • What is the water quality like in your community?
  • Do you have access to fresh fruits and vegetables?
  • What is the air quality like in your community?
  • Is there illegal dumping, excess litter or toxic waste in your neighborhood or city?
If you or someone you know has been impacted by environmental injustice, use your voice!

Criteria

Entries will be judged by a process in which qualified panels of judges will evaluate the eligible entries based on the following judging criteria:  
  • Adherence to Topic
  • Artistic Merit (e.g., Story, Creativity, Entertainment Value)
  • Technical Merit
  • Impact

Awards

This competition has not yet listed it's awards.

Participate

Website: https://earthx.org/education/planet911-youth-film-challenge/

Managing Organization: EarthX & Creative Visions

Contact:

earthling@EarthxFilm.org

Entry Fee: 0

Eligibility:
Anyone within the age requirements may enter. The following are not eligible for juried cash prizes: employees, contractors, directors and officers of EarthX, EarthxFilm, or Creative Visions, their affiliated companies, distributors, web design, advertising, fulfillment, judging and Project agencies involved in the administration, development, fulfillment and execution of this Film challenge. This includes the immediate family members of each (spouse, parent/guardian, child, sibling, grandparent, and spouse or "step" of each) and those living in their same households (those persons whether related or not who live in the same residence for at least three months during the twelve-month period preceding the start date of the Planet911 Youth Film Challenge). Outside of the United States, residency requirements may vary. Void where prohibited. Ages 10 to 22

Deadlines

Registration Closes
Dec 1, 2020 11:59pm
America/New_York