Call for Entries: Ninth Annual Media That Matters Film Festival

November 19, 2008

Call for Entries: Ninth Annual Media That Matters Film Festival


Media That Matters


January 9, 2009

Region / Country


Summary of RFP





 The Media That Matters film festival is calling for submissions for their ninth annual festival. The Media That Matters Film brings high-impact shorts and Take Action tools to audiences around the country all year long through the distribution of the jury-selected collection on DVD and by web streaming, broadcasts and community screenings.


Themes to be addressed:

Media Literacy, Human Rights, Elections & Democracy, Sustainability, Sexual Identity—but all social issues are accepted. Youth produced projects are encouraged.


Following a New York City Premiere, Awards Ceremony and industry networking events in June 2009, successful applicants will take part in the Media That Matters international, multi-platform campaign with DVD distribution, broadcasts, streaming and hundreds of screenings across the globe.
Cash Prize: $1,000 per film.


Click here for further information.

Submission Instructions


Submission Fee: $25 for general submissions; $10 for students over 18 (with valid student ID); free for youth 18 and under (with valid ID).

All submission materials must be postmarked by January 9th, 2009.Click here for more details and submission guidelines.



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