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LA Film Contest Looking For Diverse Voices

With so much uncertainty regarding society’s return after the coronavirus pandemic, it’s crucial that the questions and concerns of as many people as possible are heard.

The Consulate General of Mexico in Los Angeles is having a unique short film contest in which contestants have the opportunity to voice the concerns of their community. Angelenos, regardless of background, can contribute a 58-second video which may be selected to be in a larger film and be eligible for cash prizes. See CCCMLA’s post below.

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LINK IN our BIO Short film contest Deadline June, 9th, 2020 Consulate General of Mexico in Los Ángeles PRIZES!!! Detailed information☝️ Share your ideas about how you image a better planet. After the pandemic we can’t be the same, build today with your ideas We want to listen to you! 1. Record a short film (58 seconds max) about the world you want all of us to build. 2. Upload it in your own Instagram account, taggging @ccccmla_ 3. Use the #FilmaelFuturo 4. Complete the form, take a picture and send it through direct message @cccmla_ 5. CCCMLA_ will share your short film June 11- 18 to be voted on Instagram. 6. Every “like” is a vote. The first and second place will be the most upvoted and will receive prizes. 7. There will be another two prices from a jury and the Consulate General of Mexico! Share with everyone! This contest is open to people of all nationalities and ages residing in Los Angeles #filmaelfuturo #movie #cortometrajes #shortfilmmaking #shortfilmcontest #desdelacuarentena #losangelescovid #driveinmovie #latinxartist #diversityandinclusion #diversity #creators #movie

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The deadline has been pushed back to June 22nd due to curfews implemented in Los Angeles. Topics to cover include human rights, healthcare access, small business owners, migrant workers performing essential tasks, and any others that may be of priority to the filmmaker.

Additional details:

-Videos may be in English or Spanish.

-All content must be original.

-Videos must be shot vertically, so they are compatible with Instagram.

-Minors must include a certificate with parental approval included in the submission form.

-One video per person.

Here is a link to the submission form and all the contest’s details.

Everybody’s story is valuable. Latinx people have been disproportionately affected by the coronavirus pandemic in the United States and continue to see surges of new cases in Latin American countries. It is important that Latin people be a part of the post-pandemic conversation, and media exposure (such as this contest) helps towards inclusion.

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