Welcome to the 2024 Youth Eco Film Contest:
Spotlight on Climate Action


Calling all young filmmakers! Are you passionate about the environment? Do you want to make a difference? Showcase your creativity and passion for a sustainable world in the Youth Eco Film Contest: Spotlight on Climate Action.

About the Contest

The Youth Eco Film Contest is a platform for high school students to use the power of film to drive change and inspire action on climate issues. It's a celebration of young voices and commitment to preserving our natural resources.

🌍 Potential Themes
Explore pro-climate projects and actions in Idaho. Topics can include but are not restricted to:
- Recycling
- Circular Economy
- Tackling Food Waste
- Renewable Energy (solar, wind, geothermal)
- Whole Food Plant-Based Diet
- Regenerative Agriculture
- Businesses with Solar/Wind Power
- Transitioning to Electric Vehicles
- Community Solar
- Innovative Electricity Storage Solutions
- Brownfields to Bright Fields

🏆 Prizes
1st Place $1,000   
2nd Place $750,  3rd Place $500
- Recognition at annual Rotary District 5400 conference 
and other Earth Day events across the state
- The chance to make a real impact
2024 Deadlines

**New** Registration Deadline: March 24th
 Video Submission Deadline: March 24th
Winners announced: At Earth Day Celebration

Creator Eligibility
Students age range 14 to 19 and currently in grades 9-12

Submission Criteria
- Local climate solution theme 
- Video length: 3 to 4 minutes
- Format: YouTube or Vimeo
- Must be original work
-Science based

How to Participate
1. Complete the registration form by March 24th-
2. Create your film! Let your creativity shine as you craft a compelling film on your chosen environmental theme.
3. Submit your video! Be sure to meet the March 24 deadline for video submission. 
4. If working as a team, submit up to 2 entries.
5. If working as an individual, submit up to 2 entries.

Students will be judged on the following criteria:

Overall Climate Message: Solution-oriented information, science based, focused, relevant, well researched
Originality: Shows curiosity, uses divergent varied perspectives, and a cross-disciplinary approach that reflects individuality
Clarity & Communication: Engaging, cohesive, appealing and effectively holds the audience's attention throughout
Impact: Links the solution with the need. Evokes strong empathy, and a sense a urgency regarding the climate issue
 For Questions Call or Text Liz Alexander 208-703-3831 or Email Lindarsengle@gmail.com
Thank you to our Sponsors: 

Idaho Rotary District 5400

Nampa Rotary Club

Boise Southwest Rotary

Centennial Rotary-Pocatello

Twin Falls Rotary

Idaho Energy Freedom

Portneuf Resource Council