Visions/Voices Environmental Short Film Competition

Dear Students and Interested Alumni,

The Visions of Nature/Voices of Nature Environmental Film Festival at Eckerd College is pleased to announce an environmental film competition. The competition is open to all students. We especially encourage submissions from Eckerd College students and alumni. The winning entries will be screened during the film festival on February 23.

The film competition will be guided by the following criteria.

1. The competition is open to all student filmmakers and Eckerd alumni.
2. Films may be fiction or non-fiction and should clearly engage some issue related to the natural or built environment.
3. Films should be no more than 5 minutes in length.
4. Films must be submitted on DVD with an entry form at the address below by Monday, February 7, 2011. You can download the entry form here.
5. There is no entry fee.

The films will be judged by an Environmental Film Festival Committee. Three categories of awards will be given: a first prize of $300, a second prize of $200, and a third prize of $100.

We look forward to your entries.

Visions/Voices Festival Organizers,
Catherine Griggs
Nate Andersen

Submit to:

Prof. Catherine Griggs
Eckerd College/PEL
4200 54th Avenue South
St. Petersburg, FL 33711

General Information about the Environmental Film Festival

All programs are free and open to the general public.

Eckerd College is located at 4200 54th Avenue South, St. Petersburg, Florida. Click here for driving directions and maps to Eckerd College.

For further information, please contact the Eckerd College Office of Communications at 727-864-7979 or


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Sponsored by: The Phoenix Venture Philanthropy Foundation.

With additional support from the Program for Experienced Learners at Eckerd College, the Letters Collegium, the Environmental Studies Program at Eckerd College and the Eckerd College Organization of Students.

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