ConnectHER Film Festival

Application Information

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Amount
Awarded

$70,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

June 15

Wednesday
Awarded By:

ConnectHER

Number of Awards & Eligibility: 14 awards available
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. Filmmakers must be 13 to 25 years old at the submission date.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: Through ConnectHER Film Festival, students use film and media to tell stories that bring awareness to critical issues facing women and girls locally and globally, and activate audiences to do something about it!

Application requirements for the ConnectHER Film Festival are:

  • Application form
  • Cinematic Film
Additional Information: Films must focus on one of our topic areas listed on our website. Categories include global girls’ education, women and work, ending violence against women, women refugees, women's global health issues, women and the environment, women, and girls in tech, and redefining beauty. We accept every type of filmmaking form and style; whether animation or live-action, documentary or narrative. Filmmakers must be 13 to 25 years old at the submission date. That means that scripts, storyboards, directing, cinematography, editing, etc., must be done by people who meet this age requirement. Actors can be any age. Films must be original works that have not yet been screened at other major film festivals. Films must have been completed after January 1st of the year prior to entry and must be 3 to 6 minutes long. Film file formats accepted are .mov and .mp4. HD resolution and optimized sound quality are highly preferred. Digital submission through Google Drive is preferred, but WeTransfer or Dropbox also works. All films must be subtitled in English. Films must be submitted by the deadline to qualify. No late submissions will be accepted.

Award Amount: Awards of $5,000 per recipient   The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $70,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Wednesday, June 15

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Wednesday, June 15

March 1: Submissions Open June 15: Entry deadline July 20: Gallery goes live Aug 20: Voting ends Sep 15: Finalists Announced
Contact: Eloise DeJoria
Address: - Austin, Texas

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