The BYU Ballard Center Changemaker Film Competition invites BYU students and BYU alumni to tell the stories of solving social problems.
Submissions are due Monday October 9, 2017.
Enlighten us with your fresh ideas, exciting solutions, or what you have learned regarding social issues like poverty alleviation, human trafficking, social justice, educational reform, food security, refugees, etc.
The BYU Changemaker Film Competition, held in conjunction with the Peery Film Festival, is hosted by the BYU Ballard Center and sponsored by the Peery Social Entrepreneurship program. The best submissions will be screened during the Peery Film festival on October 18 and 19, 2017 in the Wilkinson Center on the BYU Provo campus.
For more information, please call the Ballard Center at 801-422-5283 or email Rose Palmer (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Lauren Thomas (email@example.com).
More information for producing your film:
Examples of Student Films
Connect with Talent
To connect with organizations with filmmakers, social innovators, and organizations that solve social problems, see this Google Sheet. You may collaborate and enlist talent in any way you choose.
You may submit a rough draft of your film on or before September 11th. When you submit your film early, our team will review the film and give you pointers on developing your story to be more impactful and solutions-driven.
Early submission is not required, but is recommended.
Submissions received after September 11th will not be reviewed.
$8,000 in cash prizes will be awarded for excellent films.
Prize distribution and categories are subject to change, but last year’s prizes went to the
Films will be judged based on:
Contact Rose Palmer (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Lauren Thomas (email@example.com) for information about social enterprises and impactful solutions.
Contact Rose Palmer (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Lauren Thomas (email@example.com) for information about impactful storytelling.