The WHO Health for All Film Festival

Submissions close:
30 January 2021

Who may enter
The competition is open to anyone.

The competition is organised by the World Health Organization.

 The World Health Organization invites independent film-makers, production companies, NGOs, communities, students, and film schools from around the world to submit their original short films to the 2nd Health for All Film Festival.

Filmmakers are invited to submit a short film for one of the following 3 categories: 

• Universal health coverage (UHC) – films about mental health, noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) and other UHC stories linked to communicable diseases not part of emergencies;

• Health emergencies – films about health emergencies, for instance COVID-19, Ebola, other infectious disease outbreaks, disaster relief and health in war-zones;

 Better health and well-being – films about environmental and social determinants of health, such as nutrition, sanitation, pollution, gender, and/or about health promotion or health education.

Filmmakers can submit short documentaries or fiction films of 3 to 8 minutes in length; short videos specifically crafted for social media; or animation films of 1 to 5 minutes in length.

Only films completed between 1 January 2018 and 30 January 2021 are eligible.

Entry fee
The competition is free to enter.

There will be three Grand Prix, one for each category. Each of the winners will receive US$ 10,000.

Three other prizes will be awarded for a student-produced filma health educational film aimed at youth, and a short video designed exclusively for social media platforms. Each of the winners will receive US$ 5,000.

Competition website
For further information visit official website

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