2017 EU Human Rights Short Film Competition

Raise awareness through a film!

2017 EU Human Rights Short Film Competition


The winners have been announced. Congratulations!

1st prize:      Bıraktığın yerden    Volkan Güney Eker
2nd prize:     7 gün 7 gece            Ali Bozan
3rd prize:      Kuyu                         Rıdvan Yavuz
Mention:       Lal                             Cemre Yılmaz


The 2017 EU Human Rights Short Film Competition, organised by the EU Delegation in Turkey, invites amateur and professional filmmakers to submit an original short film on a human rights theme.

The aim of the 2017 EU Human Rights Short Film Competition is to raise awareness of and encourage reflection on human rights issues by giving participants the opportunity to tackle this topic from a cinematic point of view as well as offer them a platform for presenting their films.

The finalist films will be screened as part of the 7th European Union Human Rights Film Days set to be held in December 2017.

The winner will be awarded an HD camera and lens, the first and second runner-up will be awarded an HD camera,.

The deadline for entering the competition is 9 November 2017, at 18:00.

10 finalist films will be pre-selected, and the main contest jury will select the three winners.

The results will be announced during an Awards Ceremony to be held in Ankara on the evening of Saturday, 9 December.

Full details of how to apply are available in the application pack, available for download below.

Click on the link below to download the application form


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