ABOUT “RAISE A VOICE CHALLENGE”


Raise a VoiceRAISE A VOICE Challenge” is an initiative of Film For Impact Foundation to inspire established and upcoming filmmakers and actors across the continent to lend their voices to social vices that have gone unresolved for long, and whose cycle needs to be broken.
The 4 main themes for this season of the challenge are Rape, Domestic Violence, Police Brutality. and Corruption/Accountability
The Challenge requires filmmakers and Actors across Nigeria and Africa to make a 60 seconds short film or monologue respectively on any of these themes, upload it on their Instagram page using the hashtags #Affif2020RaiseAvoiceChallenge, #Affif2020StopRapeNow, #Affif2020StopDomesticViolence #Affif2020StopPoliceBrutality, #Affif2020SayNoToCorruption and then tag @filmforimpactng in the post.

The foundation will grant each entry on its Instagram handle @filmforimpactng, and participants will invite friends and loved ones to view, like, and comment on their entries.

The Top 20 entries by filmmakers and actors (10 each), 50% selected by the audience (highest views + likes) and the other 50% selected by the festival team, will then qualify to screen at the AFFIF ONLINE Festival, which is scheduled to hold LIVE on Youtube @ FFIF TV on July 25, 2020.

 

 

ENTRY REQUIREMENT


1. Entry must address at least one of the 4 themes of the festival
2. All entries must be a maximum of 60 seconds
3. Entries must give solution or hope, and not just highlight the problem
4. Entries are only received within the stated deadline
5. Entries in any other language other than English are welcome but MUST have English subtitles.
6. Multiple entries by the same filmmaker on different themes are accepted.

SELECTION


1. The top 10 videos with highest views + likes (5 filmmakers & 5 Actors) will be selected as finalists

2. The Festival Team will also select 10 extra outstanding videos as finalists

3. All 20 videos will screen at the Online Film Festival in competition for the grand prize

HOW TO PARTICIPATE


1. Fill out the Entry Form by clicking here

2. Make a 60 seconds video on any of the themes listed.

3. upload the video on your Instagram page using the hashtags #Affif2020RaiseAvoiceChallenge, #Affif2020StopRapeNow #Affif2020StopDomesticViolence #Affif2020StopPoliceBrutality, #Affif2020SayNoToCorruption and then tag @filmforimpactng in the post.

4. The festival will grant each entry on its @filmforimpactng Instagram handle, then you will invite friends and loved ones to view, like, and comment on your entries.

JUDGING CRITERIA


1. Story

2. Originality

3. Creativity

4. THEME

5. Performance

PRIZES


BEST FILM & BEST ACTOR


1. N50,000 Palliative each

2. A Return Flight Ticket to AFFIF 2020, (Local Flight)

3. Award Certificate (To be Emailed to You)

OTHER PRIZES


1. N20,000 palliatives for the 1st Runner up in the Filmmaking & Acting category

2. Full Tuition Scholarship 2 Weeks Filmmaking training for 20 socially conscious filmmakers, powered by High Definition Film Academy.

3. Certificate of Participation for all filmmakers & Actors who make an entry into the online festival