A global organization in France is bringing all megacities in the world together, under one roof in Paris. The Mega-Cities ShortDocs Company is responsible. After past successful events, of having to hear citizens’ highlight and shoot a report or documentary of the challenges facing their megacities, the organization is here in Lagos to get more participants from the largest city in Africa.
Last year, only one person, a student from the Pan-Atlantic University, Ifeanyichukwu Anigbo, took part in the contest from Lagos, although he didn’t win, his focus was an interesting one, an epidemic facing the state at the moment, waste management.
To enter the contest and take part in the festival, click here to register and make a 4minutes video of a challenge and solution in your city.
You will get a feedback on your documentary film by a professional jury and comments from Social / Urbanism / CivicTech specialists!
You could be one of the 4 finalists to win a ticket & accommodation to Paris to attend the Paris Award Ceremony (Mid-October).
The winners will get an Award recognizing the best Documentary ShortDoc (4 min max), best Reporting ShortDoc (4 min max), the best Student and the best Public Choice.
Each ShortDoc Maker winning a Prize will receive 1000€.
Your ShortDoc will be officially screened at the Paris Award Ceremony and between November and March in NYC, Tokyo, Sao Paulo, Shanghai, Mumbai, and Lagos.
Take advantage of this opportunity, you can record with your phone and be heard!