film fest

The purpose of this festival is twofold:
1) to highlight sustainable solutions & lifestyles and bring them to the campus of the University of Houston Clear Lake and expose both students and Faculty / Staff to them!
2) Select and screen outstanding productions & empower local, national and international filmmakers!
Short films up to 7 minutes from around the world are accepted in the following categories: 
General Areas (open to filmmakers form around the world)
  • Sustainable Cities
  • Sustainable Water Usage
  • Sustainable Energy Usage
  • Sustainable Agriculture & Gardening
  • Social Sustainability
  • Resilience
  • Animated films
  • Virtual / 360 video & Augmented Reality Productions
  • Extremely Short films (90 seconds or under!)
  • Experimental Films
The following categories have a Local / Educational focus:
  • Special Local Focus: Greater Houston - Galveston Area
  • Special Local Educational Focus 1:High & Middle Schools, Greater Houston - Galveston Area
  • Special Local Educational Focus 2: Colleges & Universities, Greater Houston - Galveston - College Station Area
  • Special Local Educational Focus 3: Still Image or Still Image Series: Colleges & Universities, Greater Houston - Galveston Area
  • Special Local Educational Focus 4: Virtual / 360 video & Augmented Reality Student Productions Greater Houston - Galveston - College Station /Area 
  • Special Local Educational Focus 5: Animated / Experimental Student Productions Greater Houston - Galveston - College Station /Area  
  • Special Local Educational Focus 6: Videos / Animations & Still images / Graphic Design from UHCL

 

Official Selection & Live Public Screening at the UHCL Bayou Theater

The judges will choose the films that are part of the official selection. (First Price, second price & runners up) Each film part of the official selection will be featured on the sustainable-stories website and will be screened at the UHCL Art gallery from November 4 through December 10.

The winner of each section will be screened live in a the Bayou Theater at UHCL on September 17 & 19 2021

The Selection Jury
Each film will be watched and selected by experts in the field, members to be determined
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