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September 12 Short Film (under 5 minutes) Submission Deadline!  Submission is FREE!

Something new for 2023, NHdocs has joined forced with the Connecticut Vegan Center to give vegan student filmmakers a chance to express themselves. We want you to create a short documentary (under 5 minutes) that encapsulates your take on the vegan lifestyle.

Topics could include:  Animal Advocacy & Rescue, Being Healthy, Saving Wildlife, Saving the Planet, Saving our Waterways, Ending Hunger, and Raising Awareness.

The subject matter is up to you. Do you have a vegan friend who struggles with their non-vegan family. Do you wonder why so many restaurants do not have vegan options. Tell us about your rescue dog. The possibilities are endless.

We need your film submitted by September 12th. Submission is FREE. But you must be a student in Connecticut.

Winners will receive cash prizes and cool swag: First place: $250; Second place: $100; Third place: $50

Plus the best films will be screened as part of the Connecticut Dept. of Film, Television & Digital Media / NHdocs Student Film Conference on Saturday, October 14th, and as part of CompassionFestCT screening at this year’s New Haven Documentary Film Festival on Sunday, October 15th. The top three films will also be give one additional screening, paired with a feature film, during the run of the festival: October 12th though October 22nd.

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