Are you a film maker with a Passion for preserving our medicinal plants, Educating others about this treasure, Addressing tough issues?
Then consider producing a film about your passion.
History of Herbal Knowledge
Indigenous / Ancestral Medicine
Legends of Herbalism
Diverse Voices / Cultural Stories
Forest Bathing / Nature Rx Herbal
Supply Chain (Harvesting/Selling)
Feature – 60 to 120 minutes. Grand Prize $1000 USD
Short – 5 to 10 minutes. Grand Prize $1000 USD
Animation – 5 to 10 minutes. Explore Nature's Art in your own form. Grand Prize $1000 USD
Photography - Capture Nature's Art Grand Prize $500 USD
BEST IN SHOW – Any category. Grand prize $5000 USD
Qualified juries, each composed of recognized figures in the herbal industry, film making, and environmental activism appointed by the Festival’s Direction, will assign official prizes.
BEST IN SHOW – Any category. Grand prize $5000 USD.
Feature – 60 to 120 minutes. Tell the whole story. Grand prize $1000 USD, Three runner-ups $250USD.
Short – 5 to 30 minutes. Focus on an idea. Grand prize $1000 USD, Three runner-ups $250USD.
Animation – 5 to 30 minutes. Explore nature's art in your own form. Grand prize $1000 USD, Three runner-ups $250USD.
Photography - Capture nature's art. Grand Prize $500 USD, Three runner ups $125USD.
All winners and official selections will be eligible for screening on the IHS Film Fest Website.
At this time, we don't do any physical screenings or live events until further notice.
No fee waiver. All entry fees are non-refundable.
Multiple entries from the same submitter are accepted. A separate submission and a separate entry fee must accompany each entry.
We will NOT publish any film in the IHS FF web site without permission of the owner.
All films that are not in English must have English language subtitles.
If the film will win an award we will offer it a space in our IHS FF website. If permission to screen whole film can not be obtained, at least trailer should be sent to us.
Submissions are accepted only via our FilmFreeway site.
Submissions received without online screener will not be accepted.
No postal submissions accepted.
All selected films and winners will receive the laurels by email.
All the winners of each category will receive an award certificate by email.
By submitting your project to IHS Film Festival you confirm that you own the rights of the work submitted. Participants films must follow copyright laws for music, footage or any other form of material used in their films. Talent releases required for all on camera interviews.
All the nominations and award winners will be listed on our website.
Winners will be announced on the "Notification Day".