Bloomberg Green Docs Film Festival Competition

Deadline Date: April 26, 2024

 Donor Name: Bloomberg Green

 Grant Size: $10,000 to $100,000

The Bloomberg Green Docs competition is open to all eligible filmmakers who would like to compete to win grand prize for a short climate documentary.

The Bloomberg Green want to explore the climate future with documentaries that reveal the world they are making today.  Ecosystems are being restored and tomorrow’s zero-carbon communities are being formed.  At the same time, extremes in the habitats warn of cascading climate consequences.

Prize Information

  • Top Five Finalist Documentary Films – Benefits
    • A screening of each Documentary at the Festival.
    • Recognition as a Finalist appearing at the Festival. Screenings at the Additional Screenings.
  • Grand Prize Documentary
    • The Finalist Benefits.
    • Recognition as the Grand Prize Award Winner from the Festival.
    • $25,000.00 USD Cash Prize.
  • The total value of all prizes awarded in the Competition is approximately Twenty-Five Thousand United States Dollars ($25,000.00).

Eligibility Criteria

  • The Competition is open to anyone who meets all the following eligibility requirements (“Eligibility Requirements”), and each eligible individual entering the Competition shall be referred to herein as an “Entrant”:
    • Is a legal resident of Entrant’s country of residence, who is 18 years of age or older or the age of majority in entrant’s state or country of residence. The Competition is not open to anyone subject to sanctions imposed by the Department of Treasury, Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), including any individual on the OFAC SDN List or any individuals residing in Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Sudan, Syria, or the Crimea Region of Ukraine or any other country that may be added to OFAC’s embargo list.
    • Produced or directed the Documentary.
    • Has the legal power and authority to submit the Documentary into the Competition.
    • Is eligible and available to participate in the promotional activities set forth in these Competition Rules, travel to the United States, and attend the Festival in Seattle, Washington on dates currently contemplated to occur during the month of July 2024 A more specific timeline will be available once the finalist filmmakers have been selected. Winners will be announced at the Festival, which all finalist filmmakers are required to attend virtually or in person.
    • Is able to speak and write conversational English.
    • Is not subject to a pre-existing agreement with a film studio, television network, OTT streaming service or other entity that would conflict with the Submission Requirements or the representations, warranties, covenants or obligations under these Competition Rules.
  • The officers, directors, members, employees, and representatives of Sponsor, and Sponsor’s parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, members, distributors, sales representatives, advertising and promotion agencies (all such individuals and entities collectively referred to herein as, the “Competition Entities”), and each of their immediate family members and/or people living in the same household are not eligible to enter the Competition or win a prize.

For more information, visit Bloomberg Green.

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