860 videos from 155 countries. Connect4Climate has received inspiring climate change solutions stories from young people around the world that raised their voices through the Film4Climate Global Video Competition showing that it is possible to take on climate change. We truly believe that young people can alter the course of history and Connect4Climate is extremely proud to be their platform, by helping them transform the planet. As so we are truthfully pleased to award them for their incredible work, creativity, and time invested solving climate change.
Connect4Climate presents you the Film4Climate Global Video Competition winners, selected by renowned filmmakers, climate influencers, world leaders, and communication professionals, headed by the Italian film director Bernardo Bertolluci (The Conformist, Last Tango in Paris). The winners were announced at the United Nations Climate Conference (COP22) at a day celebrating the power of youth, cinema and the creative industries to generate climate action and tackle climate change.
"Movies have the power to change minds and hearts", H.E. Hakima El Haite, Delegate Minister in Charge of Environment, Morocco, Special Envoy for Mobilization of COP22, and High-Level Champion of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).
Due to the high quality of the videos received we have decided to attribute special mentions according to the film's geographical location and type of content.
"Three Seconds" by Spencer Sharp & Prince Ea, USA
"The Snow Guardian" by Nathan Dappen, USA
"Love Note to an Island" by Lulu DeBoer, Kiribati
"Plastic Pollution, our Oceans, our Future" by Christopher Hanson, USA
"Pakkaspoika (Polar Boy)" by Karim Saheb and Alli Walden, Finland
"Action Contre La Faim" by Josh Dawson, Australia
"Your Choice" by Daniel Martinez Martinez, Spain, & Jay Carter-Coles, UK
"Syria: when the water runs out" by Loic Jouan, France
Young Award (14-17 years old)
1st Prize Short-Film
"A Sun at Night" by Rameshwar Bhatt, India
1st Prize PSA
"Pale Blue Dot (Pálido Ponto Azul)" by Antonio Heitor Cantão, Brazil
Put a Price on Carbon Pollution Award
"Your choice" by Daniel Martinez Martinez, Spain, & Jay Carter-Coles, UK
"Climate Countdown: Carbon Pricing" by Kaia Rose & Eric Mann, USA
MENA Special Award
"Before it's too late" by Ferdaous Abouhaouari, Morocco