FOCUS! – Climate Change Video Contest

FOCUS!

A Climate Change Video Contest

Create. Impact. Inspire.

Phenomenally creative approaches. Thought-provoking storylines. Alarming and hopeful. 

You definitely don’t want to miss the Red Carpet Screening, Saturday June 9, 2018 at 6:30 pm. Reserve your tickets online today!

Congratulations to our four finalists in the secondary competition. The winner will be announced at the Red Carpet Screening in Vancouver June 9, 2018.

  • Sasha Argirov and Nikita Kalugin, Lord Byng Secondary School, for the film Frozen in Place
  • Kevin (Jin Kwan) Kim, Walnut Grove Secondary School, for his film What Will You Do About It?
  • Sarah Sheppard, The Etobicoke School of the Arts, Elsie Sheppard, Abbey Park High School, and Julie Sheppard, W.H. Morden Public School, for their film The Green Menace
  • Jingwen Taishi, Maple Leaf School – TRU, for her film Remains

Congratulations to our two finalists in the post-secondary competition. The winner will be announced at the Red Carpet Screening in Vancouver June 9, 2018.  A must-have ticket. Get yours now.

  • Natalie Baird, University of Manitoba, and Attagoyuk Ilisavik Students, Pangnirtung, for the film ᑕᕆᐅᖅ ᑕᑯᔭᓐᓂᒃ / Tariuq Takujanniq / The Ocean From My Eye
  • Olivia Seneshen, Capilano University, for her film A New Blueprint for an Old Home

A Video for Change

Calling all aspiring videographers and filmmakers.  We want your creativity, your inspiration, and your video-making skills to help spread the word about climate change and its impact on our world. Help inspire others to live sustainably and win great prizes!

Stream 1: Secondary

Student Type:
Students in Grades 8-12  enrolled at a Canadian school
Individuals or teams of up to 5 students may enter

Video Length:
Up to a maximum of 5 minutes.

Contest Prizes:
1 Grand Prize: $5000
3 Honourable Mentions: $2500 each
Plus a public screening of the 4 winning videos !

Each School of the Winning Team/Individual will also receive $2500.

Entry Deadline:
The Contest is now closed.  Check back in September 2018 for new contest opportunities.

Stream 2: Post-secondary

Student Type:
Post-secondary students of any level (undergraduate, graduate, post-doc) enrolled in any post-secondary institution across Canada, or formalized program of study (i.e. film academy, art institute, etc)

Video Length:
Up to a maximum of 7 minutes.

Contest Prizes:
1 Grand Prize: $10,000
3 Honourable Mentions: $5,000
Plus a public screening of the 4 winning videos !

Entry Deadline:
The Contest is now closed. Check back in September 2018 for new contest opportunities.

Cool Developments & News

We will be updating our site each week with cool new innovations. Return to our site regularly to see what exciting developments are changing our world. Additional innovations, interesting websites, and change-making organizations can be found on our Learn About Climate Change page.