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GLP Films / Green Living Project is excited to open the call for submissions for the Spring 2013 Student Film Project contest!  Student films should be up to 5 minutes in length, and cover any sustainability-related topic.  The contest is open to middle school through graduate level students.  Students may work in groups or submit solo film projects.  Winners will receive a prize package valued up to $1,000 from our prize sponsors.  Winning films will also be screened at select GLP and partner events throughout the year.

Top submissions will also be shared with our partner, Media Institute for Social Change’s Student Sustainability Film Festival, for a chance to win an additional $1,000 cash prize.

Please visit our rules and resources pages for complete submission details.

Spring submission 2013 deadline:  May 30, 2013 


Congratulations to our Spring 2013 Winners:

“Common Ground” by Meghan Cowen & Rachel Johns, Middle School

Common Ground from Meghan Cowen on Vimeo.


“Miya’s Sushi” by Brandi Fullwood, High School

Miya’s Sushi from Brandi Fullwood on Vimeo.


“Women’s Group” by Perrylayne Decker-Tate, College

Semilla Nueva Food Security/ Womens Group from Perrylayne on Vimeo.


Honorable Mentions for Spring 2013:

“Tiny Houses” by Michael Norris, High School

Green Living – Tiny Houses from Joe Mauck on Vimeo.


“Sustainer – Making To-Go Meals Sustainable” by Kiernan Wallace, College

Sustainer. Making to-go meals sustainable from Kieran Wallace on Vimeo.

Awards: Winning films for the Student Film Project contests are screened at Green Living Project’s Film Premieres each spring and fall.   Student winners also receive prize packages up to a $1,500 value from our sponsors including Patagonia Footwear, Mountainsmith, Manfrotto, Sigg, Think Tank Photo, Office Depot and The North Face.

Student Film Project:

“Summary Video”

Fall 2011 SFP Winner:

“Help Them L.A.S.T.—Love a Sea Turtle” by Casey Sokolovic, The Oakwood School, Greenville, NC

Summer 2011 SFP Winner:

“Dirty Little Secret” by Samuel de-Castro Abeger, UCSB

Thank you to our prize sponsors:


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