The 20th SCINEMA International Science Film Festival is coming into deadline time, and have been calling for science-themed films and animations for their festival.
They have extended the submission deadline until Sunday 9 Feb 2020.
The 20th SCINEMA International Science Film Festival is accepting feature films, short films (under 30 minutes), experimental and animation, feature documentaries, online films, and television series.
The SCINEMA International Science Film Festival is the largest science film festival in the southern hemisphere. In 2019, over 600 venues hosted screenings to an audience of 100,000 people.
By science, they include: technology, engineering, mathematics, health and medicine, social and natural sciences.
SCINEMA is a celebration of the power of the moving image to tell stories about the world, how it works, and our place in it. Whether it’s the long slog and occasional thrill of discovery, the awesome scale of our universe, the beauty of nature, environmental challenges that we face on our planet, or how technology will shape our future, there are hundreds of science stories we want to see on screen.
Some new awards categories have been launched for 2020:
- SCINEMA Junior – for filmmakers 17 years and younger.
- Indigenous/First Nations award – celebrating the scientific endeavours, stories, and voices of Indigenous Peoples.
- Best Online Format – for films developed for social media.
- Social Impact Award – for films that inspire compassion or social transformation about current or pressing issues that define our time.
All films must have a science or STEM theme, which includes technology, engineering, mathematics, health and medicine, and social sciences.
If you are a student or are unable to pay the entry fee, you may be eligible for a fee waiver. Complete the online application form to apply.
For more information on categories, entry fees, awards, and submission details, visit FilmFreeway.
Submission closes Sunday, 9 February 2020 at 11.59 pm (US Pacific Time).