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Megacities Shortdocs accepting entries [Worldwide]

Megacities Shortdocs accepting entries [Worldwide]

Posted on June 04, 2018

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July 31, 2018

Professional and amateur documentarians who live in one of the 38 megacities around the world are invited to enter this contest.

Megacities Shortdocs hosts an international contest with festivals held in megacities to support the making of short documentaries raising awareness about urban challenges and solutions.

Documentaries must be 4 minutes long and cover issues and local initiatives in a megacity. Possible topics include mobility, energy, health, accommodation, supply, business, security, communication, culture and education.

Megacities include Tokyo, Jakarta, Delhi, Seoul-Incheon, Manila, Mumbai, Karachi, Shanghai, New York, São Paulo, Beijing, Mexico City, Guangzhou-Foshan, Osaka-Kobe-Kyoto, Moscow, Dhaka, Cairo, Bangkok, Los Angeles, Kolkata, Buenos Aires, Tehran, Istanbul, Lagos, Shenzhen, Rio de Janeiro, Kinshasa, Tianjin, Lima, Paris, Chengdu, Lahore, London, Bangalore, Ho Chih Minh City, Nagoya, Chennai and Rhine-Ruhr.

The best shortdocs will be exhibited during the festivals in New York, Tokyo, São Paulo, Shanghai, Mumbai and Lagos. Winners will receive a trip to Paris and EUR1,000 (US$1,161).

The deadline is July 31.

For more information on how to enter, click here.