ANPUD Short Films Competition 2018 – DEADLINE EXTENDED until 16th September 2018.
Bangkok, 31st August 2018:
The Asian Network of People who Use Drugs (ANPUD) launched a regional level short films competition to celebrate 10 years of it’s journey last month.
Now the deadline of the Concept Note + CV submission has been extended until 16th September 2018.
The aim of the film competition is to advocate for and humanize the issues of people who use and inject drugs in the region through collaboration with innovative filmmakers, thereby creating enabling environment for them to enjoy equal rights, opportunities and access to life saving HIV prevention and harm reduction services.
This competition will create a platform for innovative filmmakers who wish to tell the stories of ground realities of systematically marginalized populations and serve the wider audience with truth and evidence.
The competition will accept applications from the filmmakers (including ANPUD members) around the world until 31 August 2018. However, the story of the short films has to reflect the realities of one of the Asian countries eligible for the event. The eligible countries are Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Iran, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Vietnam. The competition has attractive awards and cash prizes. The best short film will receive US $2500 as cash prize. The competition is expected to end in December 2018.
ANPUD is calling filmmakers to submit their concept note focusing on one of the following three themes:
- Negative impacts of war on drugs in your country.
- Different forms of Human rights violations faced by people who use drugs.
- Harm Reduction programs and policies save lives.