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Season 82019-05-14T10:18:45+00:00

Competition Details

Shoot your one minute video and upload it below. Participants can submit their films to gain feedback from our jurors, before the final submission.

The top 3 winners will have their films shown across  all VOX Cinemas in four countries: UAE, Oman, Saudi Arabia and Egypt.


KEY DATES

Feedback Session – June 5, 2019 

Submission Deadline – July 30, 2019 

Awards Ceremony – August (TBA)

Participation Categories

Participants may choose the proper mode to express their selected idea by opting for one of the following categories:

  • Drama film
  • Documentary film
  • Animation
  • Advertisement
  • Awareness-raising film
  • Theatrical sketch
  • Any other category the participant may choose

Terms and Conditions

  • No boundaries – worldwide entries in different languages is accepted, from different ages and nationalities, except film production companies.
  • The film should have English subtitles.
  • The film plot should be inspirational, meaningful and provide a solution to the climate change crisis. 
  • The film plot should be creative and original and shouldn’t have been used in other awards or competitions.
  • Participants should choose a title for their films.
  • Participating films should demonstrate top-quality sound and image.
  • Participants must adhere to the film’s time span of one minute, with an additional 10 seconds for credits. 
  • Participating films should not include any scenes, ideas or comments that are legally, ethically or socially inappropriate in the UAE. Films should also comply with the Law on Combating Cyber-crimes and other related laws applied in the UAE.
  • Participating films should not infringe any third party’s intellectual property rights or privacy rights. Copies of all licenses, permits or approvals related to third party ownership or intellectual property shall be submitted along with the film. Participants shall assume responsibility for all intellectual property rights of the film or any part thereof. The organizing entity does not provide explicit or implicit warranties of any type whatsoever, in connection with the legality of any participation.
  • Participating films should not utilize any logos, trademarks or special materials that may violate privacy rights.
  • All films will be judged by a panel of film industry experts in order to ensure their compliance with the award’s standards.
  • The organizing entity preserves the right to retain and use the winning films after the competition. It also preserves the right to screen them in movie theaters or release them on social media following the approval of the film’s rights owner.
  • Participants shall not withdraw from the competition without the prior approval of the Organizing Committee.
  • Failure to comply with any of the foregoing conditions shall result in disqualifying the relevant participant.

Awards

The top three winners will receive:

  • An opportunity to screen their films at all VOX Cinemas across UAE, Oman, Saudi Arabia and Egypt, as part of its commercials.
  • Certification of Appreciation and award shields.
HOW TO SUBMIT YOUR VIDEO

“Film as dream, film as music. No art passes our conscience in the way film does, and goes directly to our feelings, deep down into the dark rooms of our souls.”

Ingmar Bergman