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Expo Milano 2015: Short Food Movie Competition

Deadline is 31 March, 2015

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expo2015-competitionUse your smartphone, tablet or videocamera to shoot a video, with a minimum length of 30 seconds to a maximum of 60 seconds, on the theme of food and healthy nutrition. Upload it on the Short Food Movie website and you will help build the global video-mosaic that will open Expo 2015. All the videos uploaded on the portal of Short Food Movie will be visible on the website.

1 Mobile 1 Minute 1 Film - Mobile Film Festival

Deadline: 28 September 2015

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Partnering with the United Nations, The Mobile Film Festival is encouraging film makers to create one minute videos on their phones to inspire people to ‘Act on Climate Change’.

This year’s Mobile Film Festival theme focuses on climate change ahead of the Climate Change Conference taking place in Paris in December (COP21).

Participants from around the world are encouraged to create unique films in their own languages. Of the entries, 100 films will be selected and an overall winner will receive a €30.000 grant, donated by BNP Paribas, with which to produce a film within a year.

Last year 750 films were submitted to the competition and they received over 2.7 million viewings in just 3 weeks.

World Food Day Poster Contest 2015

Deadline: 30 September 2015

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fao postercontestThe World Food Day Poster Contest is one of the oldest FAO outreach projects involving students across the globe.

Since its launch, the WFD poster contest has inspired thousands of children and young people like you to put their creativity and talents to work and figure out ways to fight poverty and hunger in their countries.

Climate Change Storytelling Contest

Deadline: 11 October 2015

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UNDP storiesWrite your best climate change story and get an opportunity to join and cover COP21.

UNDP story telling contest on climate change aims to contribute to raising public awareness on the negative impacts of climate change on people and communities as well as on the opportunities and solutions seen in actions by individuals and governments in vulnerable developing countries.

The contest provides young journalists in developing countries a unique opportunity to contribute to the global debate on climate change in the run-up to COP21, while building their capacity, and providing recognition for excellence. Authors of the top two stories will be funded to attend and cover COP21.

Youth Climate Video Competition

Deadline: 17 August 2015

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UNFCCC videocompetitionAre you between 18 and 30 and passionate about combating climate change?

The UN Framework Convention on Climate Change has teamed up with tve to launch a video competition for the best youth climate projects happening around the globe.

And the prize for two lucky winners is a trip to the Paris Climate conference in December and the chance to produce daily video blogs and stories for an audience on the web on events, people and activities of interest to young people around the globe.

Tell us what you are doing in a compelling 3 minute film. 
The hashtag for the competition is #Video4COP21.

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