The Islamic World Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ICESCO) has lunched ICESCO Short Film Award to help young people in discovering their talents.
According to ICESCO website, “This award aims to encourage young people to be artistically creative, discover their talents in producing fiction and documentary films, and disseminate the culture of peace”.
Participants can submit their works under several categories, including drama, documentary, heritage and folklore, human values, health and environment, children films, daily life in time of Coronavirus (COVID- 19), and comedy.
There are some requirements for the submitted films. For instance, the works should be up to 4 minutes and they should not undermine human, religious or national values.
The award will be given to the best three short films as follows: US$ 8,000, US$ 6,000 and US$ 4,000, respectively.