Awards & Prizes
- 1st Place: $500
- 2nd Place: $300
- 3rd place: $150
- Audience Choice Award: $100
Louisiana high school students: grab your cell phones, video cameras, and laptops — your voice and creativity can change the planet!
The GreenShorts environmental short film contest is a platform to showcase your ideas, commentary, and vision for our city and the world. You may submit one short film for each category. Films must be less than 3 minutes long — creative liberty is encouraged! Films are encouraged to feature the Louisiana area.
The 2021 Season opens on November 23, 2020.
Film Submission Categories
Create your film about one of these categories! Remember, your film should be 2-3 minutes long! Some filmmaking resources you can use may be found below.
Free Filmmaking Workshops
Awards, Rules, Judging Criteria and Terms
Writing and Production Workshops
Louisiana State University is partnering with IoES to support GreenShorts’ expansion to the state. LSU’s College of the Coast & Environment delivers cutting-edge research and education to improve coastal and environmental conditions globally. It is one of few U.S. colleges to offer a multidisciplinary undergraduate degree that integrates oceanography, coastal, and environmental sciences.
2020 GreenShorts Film Festival Virtual Ceremony
High school students across Southern California and Louisiana submitted 61 short films tackling environmental issues for the 4th annual GreenShorts film competition. We received wonderful, amazing films this year, and it was hard to narrow them down. Winners were announced on June 11th during a virtual ceremony on YouTube Live. Congratulations to all of the winners!
Learn about Film Production
We are immensely grateful to the people and organizations whose support ensures the success of this project. The Skyscrape Foundation, along with Tina and John Quinn — your vision and generosity give young scientists and creatives across California a boost forward. Thank you.