COMPETITIONS

Are you a Story Teller?

Stories have the power to bring about a change! Blossoming storytellers around the globe are invited by The Tale of Humankind to take part in a story writing competition. This platform is open for all budding writers whose thought-provoking stories can send off a strong message to the World about the world's biggest challenges. So, fuel your fantasy to weave a story out of your unfathomable imagination.

Are you a  Film Maker?

A film is an art form with which children and young people connect and unlock their own creativity. The Tale of Humankind offers all young filmmakers around the globe a chance to submit an animated or live-action film of a maximum of 3 mins duration showcasing work on tangible solutions to the world’s biggest threats and making the SDGs our reality. The films will be judged for their creativity and content as well as their technical ability. Here’s an opportunity for talented, passionate young students to display their video production skills and win amazing prizes.

Themes

Gender Equality

Climate Change

Child Rights

Guidelines for Film Making Competition

Eligibility Criteria: The participant can be from any country & should not be more than 20 years by 21st November 2020. 

Guidelines:

1. Entry Fee: There is NO ENTRY FEE

2. This is a short film competition and hence ONLY Short Films should be submitted NO DOCUMENTARIES. The entries can be short digital animation films too on the topic.

3. DURATION: The films shall not be more than 3 (Three) minutes (180 seconds), including the beginning and end credits. Films exceeding this time limit are liable to be rejected. The minimum length should be 30 seconds including credits.

4. The film should be sent through this form by November 7, 2020.

5. The short films may be in their original language but MUST be subtitled in ENGLISH. Films submitted previously to any other festival will not be considered for this contest. If found later, will be disqualified for the contest/prize withheld.

6. FORMAT: The films may be shot in MPEG4 or AVI format. The recommended ratios are 16:9.

7. RIGHT TO SCREEN: The participants grant the Organisers (www.taleofhumankind.com) and The Tale of Humankind the non-exclusive rights to screen (non – commercial) their film/entry on their respective websites, at the festival and other associated screenings.

COPYRIGHT: The Film must not contain any copyrighted work(s) belonging to third parties unless (1) Participants have a license to use such works in the Film, or (2) the use participants’ Film makes of such works is a fair one under the copyright laws. Participants will retain any licenses and provide them to organizers upon request.

Guidelines for Story   Weaving    Competition

Eligibility Criteria: The participant can be from any country & should not be more than 20 years by 21st November 2020. 

Guidelines:

1. Entry Fee: There is NO ENTRY FEE

2. The story should be fictional original, unpublished, and in line with the given themes above.

3. The story should be in English or Hindi, with a word limit of 400-500 words.

    The word counts should appear on the last page of the story.

4. Each participant is allowed to submit one entry only.

5. All entries (in pdf/word/jpg) should be submitted on or before November 7, 2020.

Attractive Prizes for Winners!

Last Date of Submission: November 7, 2020

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