The Environmental Film Festival at Yale (EFFY) is one of America's premier student-run environmental film festivals. A jam packed week of film screenings, workshops and panelists, past festivals have included presentations by Dan Rather, Leonardo DiCaprio, Van Jones, Gus Speth, and Jeffrey Sachs. The goal of EFFY is to the highlight important environmental issues of our times via compelling stories and moving images.

Every spring, EFFY showcases incisive, cutting-edge films that highlight the environmental and social issues of our time. Expert panels of filmmakers, celebrities, scholars, journalists, activists, and public servants provide our audiences with context, criticism, and greater insights after most screenings. Interactive non-film events like block parties, workshops, and nature walks complement the screenings.

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Films must be related to environmental topics and themes.

Submissions must qualify as one of the following:
* Feature films: Films with a running time of more than 30 minutes, including credits.
* Short films: Films with a running time of less than 30 minutes, including credits.
* Student films: Short or feature length films by students.