Arts Engine’s annual Media That Matters Film Festival is now accepting all entries for this year’s event! Now in it’s ELEVENTH season, Media That Matters™ offers you the opportunity to empower communities working towards social change. Media That Matters™ – the premier showcase for short films with big messages – connects you with hundreds of thousands of people across the globe, including educators, activists, and nonprofits. Through a multi-platform campaign combining online streaming with personalized screenings, your film can be a tool that opens hearts and minds about the collective struggle for a more socially conscious world. Join us by submitting your film now!
Short Films: Films must be ten minutes MAXIMUM; the ideal length is around eight minutes.
All Styles: We accept documentaries, narratives, animations, music videos, public service announcements, dramas, comedies, hybrids, or a style of your own creation! Creativity is always encouraged. The only guideline is that your project must focus on a social issue.
All Issues: Any and all issues will be considered. This year we are particularly interested in films focusing on Disability Rights, Interfaith Dialogue and Religious Tolerance, Bias-based Bullying, Gender Equality and Youth Activism.
All Ages: Youth-produced media is strongly encouraged!
Late Deadline: May 11, 2011, (the festival will take place in the Fall of 2011)
Please Note: Your film MUST be cleared for NONEXCLUSIVE home video, educational, online, broadcast and theatrical distribution.
More Information: http://www.mediathatmattersfest.org/