Award-winning film directors and producers, and international organization representatives will select the Action4Climate winning entries - see their climate messages below.
Winning films will go to major film festivals and will be featured on the new MTV Voices platform. Find out more here and see the trailer up in Times Square.
Director of Exotica, The Sweet Hereafter, and Chloe
"I am here to really talk about this amazing project, because it is a call to arms to filmmakers to use their skills as storytellers. To tell one of the most important stories of our time, which is about climate change."
Director of City of God and The Constant Gardener
"As we know, climate change is the biggest challenge humankind will face in the next century and what has to be done to mitigate the effects of climate change must start with us, from bottom to top."
Director of L.A. Without a Map, Mama Africa, and North Road
"We human beings are very likely the cause of this global warming. This will destroy our planet, slowly but surely, unless we do something."
Director of Carancho and White Elephant
"We all know and suffer from the fact that the climate is changing. It is no longer a theory or a hypothesis: it is a fact."
Director of Buena Vista Social Club and The Soul of a Man
"To combat climate change is one of the major tasks of our generation."
Director of The Last Emperor, Stealing Beauty, and The Dreamers
"There is no doubt the Earth is in danger. I am looking forward with many other people to see testimonies about the climate changes."