Changing Climate, Changing Lives (CCCL) Film Festival is the first film festival on climate change in Thailand bringing young and diverse artists, environmental professionals, and audiences together to celebrate films about climate change and empower local communities. This year's festival will take place in person comprising of film screenings and panels. A collection of titles will be made available for online viewing.

Filmmakers based in Asia are invited to submit fiction, documentary, experimental, and animated short films. Only films produced by filmmakers based in Thailand are eligible for the short film competition, awarding grand jury prizes in both the documentary and non-documentary categories.

All films selected are eligible for the Youth Jury Award, the Audience Award, and the Young Filmmaker Award for filmmakers under 25 years old.

MAIN COMPETITION (ONLY FILMS MADE BY A FILMMAKER BASED IN THAILAND ARE ELIGIBLE FOR THE JURY PRIZES.)
Judged by Thai film critics, filmmakers, and environmental academics, the CCCL Short Film Competition is divided into two categories:

1. Documentary Category:
Grand Jury Prize: the winning film receives THB 70,000
Honorable Mention: the film receives THB 35,000

2. Non-Documentary Category:
Grand Jury Prize: the winning film receives THB 70,000
Honorable Mention: the film receives THB 35,000

SPECIAL PRIZES (ALL SELECTED FILMS ARE ELIGIBLE.)
1. Youth Jury Award: the winning film receives THB 10,000
This award is judged by the CCCL Student Ambassadors.

2. Audience Choice Award: the winning film receives THB 10,000
This award is judged by the festival audience.

3. Young Filmmaker Award (for a filmmaker who is 25 years old and under)
The winning film receives THB 20,000

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
1. CCCL Film Festival accepts only short films produced by filmmakers based in Asian countries.
2. Short films must tell stories related to climate change impacts.
3. The total length of the film must be under 15 minutes (inclusive of the title sequence and closing credits)
4. Films are selected on the basis of quality and originality. No premiere requirement. However, preference is given to premieres.
5. We accept previously submitted films.
6. Any film in a language other than Thai must provide English subtitles.

*The Climate Change story refers to stories about drought, extreme heat, floods, landslides, sea-level rise, storm surges in coastal areas, loss of biodiversity (due to various factors, mainly deforestation, and urbanization), and extreme weather events.

ENTRY CONDITIONS
1. Applications must guarantee that no rights of third parties are violated by the material used in the complete film submitted to the festival. Applicants have sole responsibility towards third parties in case of disputes over copyright violations.
2. Applications ensure that the screener or preview link provided is accessible till January 15, 2023.
3. A work in progress or rough-cut version of your film is acceptable. To avoid confusion throughout the screening review process, we recommend you work on your project until it’s ready to submit.
4. CCCL Film Festival is not able to provide feedback regarding your film in any case.
If selected, applicants must deliver a film file and all promotional materials requested to CCCL Film Festival.
5. All films selected for the CCCL Film Festival automatically include an irrevocable grant to the Sang Foundation on behalf of the CCCL Film Festival to use any material from the film including footage, posters, and stills for promotional, marketing, or educational distribution purposes. CCCL Film Festival may exercise the right to use for these purposes without prior approval of the filmmaker.
4. The filmmakers allow the CCCL Film Festival to exhibit their films at the online festival and CCCL Film Tour events that take place after the festival.
5. CCCL reserves the right to revise, alter or otherwise change any information or rules announced here or elsewhere without prior notice.

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