European Union in Georgia Short Film Contest 2024 (Up to €2,000 Prize)

The 2024 application for the European Union in Georgia Short Film Contest is out. The contest invites individuals to create one-minute films focusing on the health effects of air pollution and methods for managing associated risks.

European Union in Georgia Short Film Contest 2024
European Union in Georgia Short Film Contest 2024

The film Contest aims to increase public understanding of:

  • Health effects of air pollution
  • The Impact of air pollution on climate and the environment
  • Combined health and climate benefits of preventing and reducing air pollution
  • Methods for preventing, preparing for, and addressing issues related to air pollution episodes.

Winning films of this contest will be used to raise awareness by the National Center for Disease Control and Public Health.


The Contest will award two prizes:

  • 2000 EUR for the first-place winner
  • 1000 EUR for the second-place winner.

Eligibility Criteria

  • All residents of Georgia, students and civil society organizations are Eligible to apply.
  • It is possible to enter the contest as an individual or a team.
  • All the entering contestants must be 18 years of age and above.

Other conditions  required for participating in the contest include:

  • The video should center on air quality and the additional benefits for health and the environment/climate as part of the effort to combat air pollution.
  • Contestants must submit an animated or filmed production. The storyline may be documentary, fictional, or a combination of both.
  • The film should be in Georgian with subtitles.
  • The film must not have been previously published on any platform.
  • The author must hold the copyrights for the film and all footage used in it.
  • If necessary, the author must provide permission from all potential actors in the film (a contest letter template will be provided if needed).
  • The author must have full rights to use the music in the film.
  • Quality standards for audio (voice and background music) and video.
  • Film format – minimum HD quality, 1920×1080, mp4. Winning videos will also need to be edited to a 1080×1080 format for social media advertising – this should be considered during the film’s composition planning.
  • The duration of the video – Maximum of 1 minute
  • Various shorter versions/messages of 15 seconds for use on social media
  • Working file for future editing by NCDC.

Evaluation Criteria

  • Film idea/ narrative
  • An angle of presenting the topic/ the relevancy of the theme
  • Visual approach and form
  • Technical set-up (audio and video quality).
  • Incorporation of one or more of the main messages outlined in the brief.

Application Procedure

  • To send a Film, kindly follow the guide below:
  • Upload the video on YouTube or Vimeo (UNLISTED)
  • Send an informal email attached with your contact details and a link to the video to the mail address stated on the official website below
  • Ensured to use the title “one-minute film on air pollution” in the mail

For further information please visit the Official website of the European Union in Georgia Short Film Contest.


The deadline for submitting the film is set at 31st January 2024.



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