GREECE / The 2021 Aegean Film Festival competition “Rescript The Future” open until June 20th

“ReScript the Future” is a chance for young people to submit ideas for a 15-minute documentary about environmental issues. The two winners, one aged 13-18 and the other 19-24, will receive a €25,000 budget to turn their script into a film. The two films will then be shown at the 2022 Aegean Film Festival and distributed by the WaterBear Network, the first streaming platform devoted to the future of the planet. Four other entrants will win internship places in London, Athens, Amsterdam and Bristol. All finalists will join the jury and festival guests on the islands this summer.

The deadline for entries is June 20th 2021. The competition is organized by the American College of Greece and NBC Universal.

The Aegean Film Festival

Supported by UNESCO, the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) and the Greek Film Centre (E.K.K), the Aegean Film Festival celebrates and encourages independent films and storytelling. This year there are three awards: Best Aegean Short Film, worth €3,000, Best Greek Short Film, worth €1,000, and the Jury Special Mention. For its 10thedition more than 70 feature films and short fiction films and documentaries will be shown on the Greek islands of Patmos and Paros. An Echoes environmental conference and various summer events are also on the programme.

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ReScript the Future


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