18 August 2017
TVE Biomovies Short Film Competition is an initiative by Television for the Environment (TVE) in associations with United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) & UNDP. TVE is a UK registered charity founded by Central TV, the UN Environment Programme and WWF in 1984. The Short Film Proposal Competition 2017 does not have any restriction of age or nationality for its participants which means that the competition is open for everyone. The competition is open for all and there is no registration or participation fee. Initially, the participants have to only submit the proposal of max 5000 words. The proposals can be submitted by an individual or by a group. The schedule of the TVE Biomovies Short Film Competition 2017 is as follow:
|Short Film Competition Application Process Begin||1 June 2017|
|Last Date of Short Film Competition Application Submission||18 August 2017|
|Short Film Competition Finalists commissioned||1 September 2017|
|Short Film Competition Final films delivered||13 October 2017|
|Short Film Competition Voting starts||23 October 2017|
|Short Film Competition Voting closes||15 December 2017|
|Short Film Competition Winners announcement||18 December 2017|
The Proposals submitted will be judged and the top 3 proposals will be selected for a grant of USD 300 to complete the film on their proposal and the winner of the competition will be awarded a cash prize of USD 1500. The funding will be provided on the completion of the film.
|Class/ Age||Open for All|
Out of the proposals received, only 3 proposals will be selected and will be provided with funding of 300 USD to complete the film. Once the film is complete, all 3 of the films related to both the categories will be judged and 1 winner will be selected for each category and will receive the cash prize worth 1500 USD (Approx. 95,000 INR).
For the Short Film Proposal Competition 2017, participants are required to come up with some ideas on which one minute video related to the environment can be made. The proposals submitted will be judged and the top 3 proposals will get financial assistance to complete their film. The proposals are to be submitted online and the details of the application process are as follow:
Details of the Proposal/Film- Stage 1
About the One Minute Video- Stage 2
What questions should the film answer?
Category 1- Open to only 64 EBRD member countries and
How can a Green Economy both help the planet and boost economic efficiency and growth?
What actions can people take to develop the green economy and how will those actions create jobs and make sure we are not wasting the earth's resources?
How is the green economy being demonstrated in the place where you live? Are companies or individuals promoting efficient use of resources like water, plastic and energy?
Category 2- The film can answer some or all of the following themes
Soil is a precious and irreplaceable resource
How do soils sustain life? (you may want to focus on one or more of the points above)
What can people/society/your friends do to preserve soil?
Are you and your friends already doing something to preserve soil? Do you know someone who is? What are they doing?
Soils are under increasing pressure to satisfy the demands of a growing population: how can we reverse the trend of soil degradation while ensuring current and future global food security?
Soils in the city
The proposals submitted by the participants will be judged and top 3 proposals from each category will be selected and awarded USD 300 to complete their film.
The selected proposals will get the funding after they submit the completed film within the given time period.
Viewer’s Choice Award: All the 6 videos (3 for each category) will be uploaded to the YouTube channel of ‘tve’ and the video receiving most views will be awarded prize mentioned above.
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