The eleventh annual Yale Environment 360 Film Contest is now accepting entries. The contest honors the year’s best environmental films from around the world, highlighting work that has not previously been widely seen.

The contest judges will be Yale Environment 360 executive editor Roger Cohn, Pulitzer Prize winner and e360 contributor Elizabeth Kolbert, and Oscar-winning documentary filmmaker Thomas Lennon.

Films can be uploaded through FilmFreeway​. Send any questions to The deadline for entries Monday, May 20, 2024.

The first-place winner will receive $3,000, the second-place winner $2,000, and the third-place winner $1,000. The winning entries will be posted on Yale Environment 360.

Submissions should focus on an environmental issue and be a maximum of 20 minutes in length. Films that are funded by an organization or company and are primarily about that organization or company are not eligible.

Overall Rating
  • Marcos Altuve

    It has been an honor that our film "The eyes of the land" has participated and also been FINALIST. Thank 360 Yale Environment!

    Everything has been excellent.

    September 2021
  • It feel great to be a part of a festival which runs for a great cause that is highlighting the environmental issue.
    I feel proud to say that my documentary film named as the finalist. The only thing I want to add is that they must provide a certificate or award to appreciate one's work.
    Thank you.

    September 2021
  • Thank you so much for this wonderful opportunity! I'm so honoured! Congratulations to the other participants as well for their amazing work.

    September 2021