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We are excited to share with you news about Short Food Movie, an international contest promoting the Italian group, Fondazione Cinema per Roma. We encourage you to check out this project here hosted by the Expo Milano 2015, the Rome Film Festival ( ) and Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia, in collaboration with the United Nations.
Do you have a short story or a message you want to share about your experience with food and the environment? Do you love Italy? Do you want to learn about food culture worldwide? If so, participate and create your own short video!
The Expo Milano 2015 (to which 7 billion people from 144 countries are invited), is calling people all over the world to express their experience with food and the environment in a short video, which will be on display at the Expo Milano, starting from March 2015. The collective mosaic will grow daily, video by video: brick by brick to build a collective "wall" of experiences. In addition, the creator of the video (which can be uploaded until the ) receiving the most votes will be invited to the Rome Film Festival with their video this October, where their film will be shown and they will be able to interact with other contributors to the festival.
It's simple: Create your own short video--videos need to be from 30-60 seconds--and they can be created on any device. There's no "wrong way" to make your video, because you can tell your story however you want: in a narrative, in a documentary, silent or with sound, etc. If you upload your video by , you will have the chance to attend the Rome Film Festival should your video be selected; however, if you want to submit after ALL submitted videos will still be included at the Expo 2015. Please note that, due to the high volume of expected submissions, the videos on display at the Expo will be shown without sound.
A more complete guide about how to submit your video can be found here, on the Short Food Movie website. Participants age 16 and up are welcome to participate. If you are 16 and older and would like to create a video, click here to submit.
If you would like to see an example of a short film which has already been submitted click here to see a short video from Belgium. It has already received 30 votes in only 4 days!
Remember, early submissions are due by . We hope you will participate, and feel free to share with your friends.