Video contest highlights social issues

Filmmakers and activists can submit videos that inspire activism, compassion and social transformation.

The Social Impact Media Awards (SIMA) is accepting entries for its international documentary and educational media competition and showcase, funded by documentary companies and human rights organizations.

The categories are feature, short and impact video. Feature documentaries must be a minimum of 40 minutes, shorts a maximum of 39 minutes and impact videos 2 to 20 minutes long.

All (non-English language) documentaries and educational impact videos must be subtitled in English.

Winners in each category will receive cash prizes, media features, distribution opportunities and entry into SIMA’s signature film programs.

The deadline is Oct. 10. The late deadline is Oct. 27. The entry fee starts at US$25.

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