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What if we solved the climate crisis? What storylines, characters and imagined worlds would help us to envision a future we want to live in?

Quadrivium Foundation, Tribeca Film Festival and Ghetto Film School (GFS)  present REIMAGINING THE FUTURE, a brand new initiative offering development fellowships and production awards for young storytellers, culminating at the Re-Imagine: Storytelling for the Future We Want virtual event. 

In honor of the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, this initiative engages artists to unlock the power of storytelling in solving the climate crisis through creative ideas. How would you Reimagine The Future?

 

The deadline to apply has been extended to Monday April 6, 2020.

Awards and Prizes

  • A jury comprised of leading figures in film and environmental leadership will select up to ten finalists.

  • Selected Finalists will receive one-on-one mentorship to workshop their films, and participate in an intensive virtual event commemorating Earth Day on April 17, engaging with industry leaders and award-winning advisors.

  • 3 Finalists will receive a $500 Production Award.

  • 3 Finalists receive an exclusive filmmaker pass to the 2020 Tribeca Film Festival (postponed until further notice).

 

Eligibility 

 

Applicants must be 14-18 years old.
Projects should be presented in English or subtitled in English.
Films should be no longer than the three-minute run time.


 

Applicants must submit:

A Video up to 3 minutes in length, based on the following creative prompt: What if we solved the climate crisis? What storylines, characters and imagined worlds would help us to envision a future we want to live in?
Sample(s) of director and/or cinematography work (YouTube/Vimeo links)


 

Timeline

Open Call: March 10- April 6, 2020

Selected Fellows Notified: April 10 (GFS and the selection committee will select up to ten finalists)
'Re-Imagine: Storytelling for the Future We Want' Finalists Virtual Workshop Day- hosted by GFS: April 17

 


Submissions Open 

Please reach GFS at submissions@ghettofllm.org if you have any questions.