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Climate Change NOISE - Alternate Media Challenge

  • January 08, 2022
  • 11:59 PM
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Climate Change
Alternate Media Challenge

No one is too small [or too young] to make a difference (Greta Thunberg)

In anticipation of our third annual Kids Climate Challenge we are inviting students of all ages to submit video, audio and other online media pieces. These could take many forms from audio-only music, spoken word or otherwise sound designed pieces, to full scale video documentaries, animations, or fictional representations. The sky is the limit. We recommend that you keep your pieces to under 5 minutes, though that is not a hard and fast rule. 

For those interested in producing a video, the One Earth Film Festival has developed an online self-paced course on movie creation. The course contains 3 hours of instruction broken into many short videos assuming students have only smart phones of tablets available to them. It covers Scriptwriting & Storyboards through Props, Costumes, Lighting & Shadows to Publishing, Privacy, & Digital CitizenshipLearn more about it hereThose considering a video submission may also want to familiarize themselves with the One Earth Film Festival guidelines, as they could potentially submit their piece there in January after receiving feedback and comment from our judges. 

All submissions meeting the challenge will be considered for posting on the Kids Climate Change webpage or for inclusion in a the Kids Climate Summit presentation (format coming soon!).

All students  are invited to participate. 

Submission instructions will be provided to all who register once they have been finalized.  

Email your questions or concerns to  Kids Summit.

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