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Short Film

In order to create a chance that the youth become a part of evolving in the field of cinema and film, Rwanga Awards 2019 encourages the youth directors to present their new productions of short film.

Generic Criteria

  • Age of the participant: 15-25 years old.
  • The short film must be original, have been produced during 2019, and not have been published previously.
  • Participant can participate only with one short film.
  • Participant must currently live in one of these governorates: Erbil, Sulaimani, Duhok, Kirkuk and Halabja.
  • The short film must be submitted from July 28th until October 15th, 2019.
  • Participant must be prepared for an interview with the panel of judges.
  • Participant must apply a copy of ID card, phone number and place of residence with the short film.
  • Rwanga Foundation will have right to publish the awarded short film anywhere, anytime and in any media, but not for business purpose.

Standard Criteria

  • Only the director can apply for the competition.
  • The short film must have been produced during 2019, and not have been published previously.
  • Duration of the film must be: 1- to 30 minutes.
  • The short film may be filmed in any format; however, the film must be submitted in AVI, MP4 or MOV format.
  • The films may be of any genre (e.g. drama, comedy, documentary, etc.).
  • The short film must send either by this email: awards@rwanga.org or through taking it to one of Rwanga Foundation offices.
  • The short film must submit along with (four photos of the film with high quality, name of the writer, name of the director, and synopsis).