The 2nd UW Student Film Contest is now open to all STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics) majors across the world with deep collaboration desired from arts/humanities majors. The contest is open to students of all levels (undergraduate to post-graduate). The screening of the award winning films will take place on campus sometime in Spring 2019. ATTRACTIVE CASH PRIZES AVAILABLE for winning films ($500 or above). This is the perfect contest to take part in for STEM majors who want to blow off STEAM (STEM with ARTS) through film making.
Awards are in the following categories with prize money ranging from 1000 USD and above (and using STEM with ARTS):
1. Construction Engineering (Sponsored by Beavers Charitable Trust)
2. Best in Cinematography
3. Public Messaging and Engagement
5. Planet Earth (sponsored by EarthLab)
The rules for participation:
1.Each film making team must be registered and have approval of its film idea before the final submission
2.No film can be longer than 5 minutes unless a special request is made (maximum film duration is 10 minutes for extra ordinary circumstances)
3.Each film must address the topic of STEM and STEAM (with the ARTS)
4.Each team must be led (directed or produced) by a STEM major (undergraduate to post-graduate level)
5.Each film should encapsulate clear collaboration between the fields of STEM and Arts or Humanities.
6.Films may not have any for-profit commercial or advertising objectives
7.All UW rules and regulations apply
8.Organizers as well as UW reserve the right to cancel a submission if content is deemed inappropriate
9.By submitting the film for the contest, film making teams agree to allow UW and Film Organizers to screen it on campus or post it on its media publication
10. Please refer to http://www.uwoscars.com for further details and consider submitting films from that portal.