Make a short film
On any camera you like
Any genre you like
Any length up to 5 minutes
Anyone up to the age of 24 can enter
The challenge is to make a short film about sustainability.
The Entry Deadline in 2017 is 8 September.
You can make your film individually or in a team.
And it's up to you how you interpret ‘sustainability'. Check out the promo for what it can mean. What does it mean for you?
The list of Special Awards (below) may also give you an idea.
Anyone up to the age of 24 can enter the Someday Challenge.
In 2017 that means anyone born in 1993 or later who is a Citizen or Resident of New Zealand or studying or working lawfully in New Zealand.
Stay tuned for more details about the Someday Challenge in 2017.
The ceremony also revealed which film had won of each of the 20 Special Awards:
- New Zealand Film Commission Film-making Achievement Award
For a film with outstanding creative / technical quality
- Enviroschools Sustainable Future Award
For a film which promotes dialogue on sustainability through a new perspective and/or critical thinking
- Department of Conservation Big Picture Award
For a film that relates to the Big Picture focus of DOC’s National Education Strategy
- Ministry of Youth Development Community Participation Award
For a film focusing on active citizenship
- Māori Television Whakatipuranga Award
For a film with a Māori indigenous perspective on sustainability
- The Coconet.tv Pasifika Award
For a film by a Pasifika film-maker or team and/or featuring Pasifika language and culture
- New Zealand Film Commission Young Women Film-makers Award
For a film made by a young woman film-maker or team
- The Lowdown Award
For a film that focuses on social inclusion and mental wellbeing as a sustainability issue for young people
- Karma Cola People and Planet Award
For a film which addresses social justice as a sustainability issue
- Photogear Cinematography Award
For a film with outstanding cinematography
- Weta Digital Media Award
For a film with outstanding editing or animation
- O’Halloran North Shore Young Voices For Change Award
For a film motivating young people and/or decision-makers to be change-makers
- Stephens Lawyers Media Empowerment Award
For a film which empowers its viewers and/or its makers
- Rockstock Sustainable Lifestyle Award
For a film focusing on lifestyle change for sustainability
- The Adam & Eve Show Secondary School Film-makers Award
For a film made by young people of secondary school age
- What Now Primary/Intermediate School Film-makers Award
For a film made by young people of primary or intermediate school age
- Tearaway Secondary School Performance Award
For a film made by young people of secondary school age with strong on-screen performance
- Upstart Magazine Primary/Intermediate School Performance Award
For a film made by young people of primary or intermediate school age with strong on-screen performance