A documentary about how community-video volunteers in India have changed their activities to address socio-economic issues of the country was one of the winners.CovidPandemic that decimatedIndiaThe film,Fixing India: How Community Media Video Volunteers Have Changed During COVID 19In theShort Film: Adaptation and Resiliencecategory.
It is unique in that it is both an award for film and a sustainability award. The entries are judged on their storytelling power and creativity, credibility, and impact of the content. Additionally, the categories recognize different types of sustainability issues and storytelling formats that address different audiences.
The Young Filmmaker Award went out toHedvika Miknova(Czech Republic) forIt’s Bean Too Hot(UK); Financing Sustainability AwardsOur Planet: Too Big To Fail(UK); TransformingSociety AwardToS.T.O.P. S.T.O.P.(Czech Republic); Documentary Impact Award Thank You for the Rain (UK).
The AI and Digital Innovation Award was awarded to The Life Value of Energy(Singapore);Nature Based Solutions AwardToVoice above Water(US);Energy Transitions AwardToNORCAP Energy: A Commitment To Communities(Norway); Clean Transport Award Swytch Your Bicycle.
The Founder’s Award went to the filmPassing, which shows how centuries on, race relations remain relevant in today’s world. Jury chairNick NuttallThese films captured not only the complexity of the world’s problems, but also the spirit of many people and communities who are determined for a better future.
In a statement, Chair Mei-Sim Lai stated that we believe our efforts will continue adding value to the resolution to climate change devastations.
Young Filmmaker AwardIt’s bean too hot(Hedvika Michnova, U.K.)
Resilience & AdaptationFixing India: How video volunteers and community media changed during COVID-19(Video Volunteers, India)
Nature Based SolutionsVoice above Water(Turning Tides Films U.S.A; Directed By Dana Frankoff).
Energy TransitionsNORCAP Energy. A commitment to the communities (Panot Films & Norwegian Refugee Council Norway, Norway)
Clean TransportSwytchYour Bicycle. Electric. The World’s Lightest & Smallest eBike Conversion Kit(Swytch Technology, U.K.)
Financing SustainabilityOur Planet: Too Big To Fail(WWF-UK & Silverback Films, U.K.)
Transforming SocietyS.T.O.P. S.T.O.P.(Plastic Oceans International Czech Republic)
Documentary ImpactThank You for the Rain(Banyak Films, U.K.)
AI and Digital InnovationThe Life Value of Energy(Bittwatt, Singapore)
The films can be viewed at:https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLYT7vD5He2VACQ-5jAzz54JXIIB5nVsD0