CineSpace Short Film Competition 2021, NASA

Publish Date: Apr 18, 2021

Deadline: Jul 14, 2021

CineSpace Short Film Competition 2021

The competition offers creators around the world a chance to share their films inspired by and using NASA imagery, enabling curiosity and fostering creative relationships at the intersection of art and science. Submissions featuring real NASA footage from 60 years of space exploration will be judged on creativity, innovation and attention to detail. As in previous years, filmmakers will compete for $26,000 in cash prizes, with awards going to the top three overall winners and winners of two special categories: Best Educational Film on Space and Science and Film That Best Depicts Unity and Inclusion in Science.

Filmmakers of all experience levels from around the world are welcome to submit their films for consideration. The competition is inclusive of all genres, including narrative, documentary, comedy, drama, animation, experimental and others. Films will be submitted to the content creation platform Tongal. Film entries must be no more than 10 minutes and contain at least 10 percent of publicly available NASA imagery. Finalists are selected from the submissions and reviewed by Academy Award ® nominee Richard Linklater who awards the first, second, and third place prizes.

Partner Organizations: NASA; Houston Cinema Arts Society

Award(s): $26,000 in total prizes

Open Date: March 1, 2021

Close Date: July 14, 2021 at 2 p.m. CDT

Frequency: Annual

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