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Short Film Competition on Women's Issues With the Chance to Win Cash Prizes 2019

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Short Film Competition on Women's Issues With the Chance to Win Cash Prizes 2019

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Connecther platform and The Girls Impact the World Film Festival -an annual event that focuses on issues facing women and girls around the world- have partnered up to present the Short Film Contest. High school and undergraduate students are encouraged to submit 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.

Topics of Contest


  • 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 fb 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


  1. Students enrolled in high school or undergraduate programs are qualified to enter. If chosen as a finalist, filmmakers must provide proof of enrollment at their school/university. (Special circumstances may be considered for youth who are not in school.) Filmmakers must be 25 years old or under by the contest's deadline.
  2. All countries are welcome to participate, however, due to U.S. export regulations, we may have difficulty disbursing scholarship funds if winners are residents of Cuba, North Korea, Sudan, Iran, and/or Syria.
  3. Applicants may enter up to TWO films as long as they address two separate topics.

For more information, read the contest's guidelines.


United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Djibouti, Algeria, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Comoros, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Mauritania, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Somalia, Syria, Tunisia, Yemen
Country of residence
Any Country
Age Groups
Less than25
Both gender

Opportunity Information

Opportunity Targeting
School Students, Undergraduate Students
Partial funding
Opportunity Coverage
Opportunity will take place in
United States
Required Documents
Sample of your work

Educational Conditions

Required Specialties
All Specialties
Educational Level
Secondary School, High School Diploma
Required Languages
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