IWD Video Competition

Short Film competition to mark International Womens' Day 2017

Theme: Gender Equality

This Women's day, DCA Nepal invites short films to showcase your perception of a gender equal world. What better way than putting your ideas into a film?

The film should be centered around the following themes:

  • dotAccess to resources and services
  • dotParticipation
  • dotDiscrimination

Video Specifications

The video should be no longer than 3 minutes. You can also submit videos taken with your mobile phone cameras. The film can be in any language that is spoken in Nepal.

The video can be an acted-out film, animation, or silent/montage video with a relevant message/voiceover; it does not need a plot. The video must be uploaded to your own YouTube account and a link should be sent to the organizer at nagh@dca.dk no later than the 28th of February. You can also send the link as a private message to the Facebook page of DCA Nepal.

Deadline: February 28th 2017[No video entries will be accepted after this date]

If you have problems uploading your video to YouTube, please do not hesitate to contact the DCA’s Office at Jhamsikhel. You can also submit your videos on a pen drive to DCA office in Jhamsikhel.

Entry Conditions

  • dotEntry is free.
  • dotThe cost of producing and mailing the films to the competition organizers must be covered by the entrants themselves.
  • dotEntries submitted must be entirely the entrant's own work. By participating in this competition the entrant warrants that he/she is the exclusive owner of the entry, including any copyright in the entry. Any plagiarism discovered at any stage of the competition will immediately render the entry invalid.
  • dotEmployees of the competition organizers/ sponsors are not eligible to participate.
  • dotFilmmakers must give due credit to the story source/persons/ institutions who have contributed to the film.
  • dotCopyright of all films submitted for this competition remains with the respective entrants. However, by entering this competition, the filmmakers grant the organizers perpetual license to broadcast /screen their films during and after the competition, as and when required, for non-commercial purposes. The filmmakers will be credited during such use.
  • dotThe dispatching of any film to the competition implies acceptance of the competition regulations. In case of any controversy on a matter not covered in the regulations, the competition organizers will decide on the appropriate actions to take. The organizer's decision shall be final.

Selection Process: We will post the videos on our Facebook page after an internal screening, shortly after the deadline. You can begin promoting your videos among your social circles for likes and comments until March 7, 2017 (likes and comments on YouTube videos or links of the videos in Facebook posted by entities other than the organizers before March 1 will not be counted. However, likes and comments received from March 1 to 7on the original YouTube video will be counted. No duplicates shall be uploaded). The videos will be assessed on the number of likes/comments received across Facebook/YouTube/Twitter (50% weightage) and by a jury (50%).

Best Short Video Awards: The three best videos will receive a cash prize and a certificate -- Rs. 50,000 for first prize, Rs. 30,000 for the second prize and Rs. 20,000 for the third.

[For inquiries: 01-5013505,5013550,5013506 (Ext : 215)

[The contest organizers reserve the right to reject any video entry at its sole and absolute discretion without having to assign any reasons whatsoever.]


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