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09 Human Rights Watch International Film Festival

New York | June 12 - June 25
YOUTH PRODUCING CHANGE
CALL FOR YOUTH MEDIA SUBMISSIONS ON HUMAN RIGHTS
*Deadline for submissions: EXTENDED TO JANUARY 16, 2009

DUE TO POPULAR DEMAND, WE HAVE EXTENDED OUR DEADLINE! HELP US SPREAD THE WORD!

09 Human Rights Watch International Film Festival

New York | June 12 - June 25

YOUTH PRODUCING CHANGE

CALL FOR YOUTH MEDIA SUBMISSIONS ON HUMAN RIGHTS

*Deadline for submissions: EXTENDED TO JANUARY 16, 2009

The Human Rights Watch International Film Festival in partnership with Adobe Youth Voices seeks youth-produced media works on human rights issues* for its second annual YOUTH PRODUCING CHANGE program to screen in our New York, London, Boston and San Francisco film festivals in 2009-10. YOUTH PRODUCING CHANGE provides a platform for youth to share their perspectives with audiences worldwide. We want media works on human rights issues created by youth ages 19 and younger!!! SUBMIT TODAY!

To submit projects, all you have to do is email the following information to leed@hrw.org:

Director (or production group/community organization) name

Names and ages of all filmmakers at the time of production

Film Title

Film synopsis (a paragraph summary describing the subject matter of the film).

Filmmaker bio (or a brief description of the producing organization).

Genre: Tell us if the film is a documentary, PSA, animation, experimental film, fiction or narrative.

Country where the film was produced

Year of production

Film's running time

Complete contact information for the person(s) who is (are) submitting, and is (are) ultimately responsible for the film (name, website, email address, mailing address and phone number).

After reviewing submitted info, we will contact you for screener(s). Additionally, please read through our submission guidelines for detailed information on how we review submissions and make selections: http://www.hrwgraphics.com/filmfestival/download/CallForSubmissions2008.pdf (5 page PDF guideline/ submission instructions)

*Please send us your original films on equality, civil rights, children's rights, politics, women's rights, international justice, HIV/AIDS, the environment, Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender rights, health, the environment, war and conflict, freedom of expression, counterterrorism, gender, refugees, immigration, economic, social, and cultural rights. To learn more about human rights, please visit our website: http://www.hrw.org/