Global Youth Video Competition on Climate Change

Young people worldwide, from 18 to 30 years old (on 31 August 2018), are invited to create a maximum three-minute video in one of the following categories:

1. Responsible production & consumption

Examples of submissions:

  • Carrying out climate friendly solutions/ideas on how to promote sustainable production or consumption
  • Campaigns to promote behavioural change
  • Initiatives to reduce emissions during the lifecycle of goods, in areas such as:
    • unnecessary consumption;
    • sustainable fashion;
    • sharing economy;
    • reusing goods and materials;
    • transporting goods;
    • locally focused economy;
    • reducing waste.

2. Green and climate friendly jobs

Examples of submissions:

  • Work or new businesses that improve the economy and addresses climate change
  • Green jobs and careers related to:
    • Renewable energy
    • Food waste
    • Construction and infrastructure
    • Transportation
    • Green design
  • Technical and job-based training for green jobs;
  • Educational campaigns promoting sustainable employment;
  • Research to develop a low-carbon economy.

How to apply
The video file must be sent to biomovies@tve.org.uk using the WeTransfer.com website. The videos may be recorded in any language, but English subtitles must be provided.

The competition, co-organised by the UNFCCC and the UNDP-GEF Small Grants Programme, and implemented by Television for the Environment-tve.

The winner in each category, the film which receives the most views on tve‘s Inspiring Change YouTube channel, will win a round trip to Conference of Parties (COP 24) in Katowice, Poland, in December 2018 and a place as a youth reporter to assist the UNFCCC Newsroom team with videos, articles and social media posts. 
All films will remain available online for viewing as the tvebiomovies competition continues to run.

Deadline to submit films: 31 August 2018, 23.00 GMT.

Find out more: http://biomovies.tve.org/competitions/global-youth-video-competition