LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–On 27 December, in order to establish a quality platform for global youth video production, SAIC Volkswagen, together with the Aollywood Film Workers Association, Aollywood Youth Creativity Center and Nezha Youth Film Group, announced at the World Film Industry Conference in Los Angeles that Aollywood Global Youth Short Film Competition will be launched worldwide on 1 January 2023. The theme of the event is “Exploring the Future of Youth Image with young creators from the perspective of short films”.

According to the introduction, the Aollywood Global Youth Short Film Competition consists of four categories: “Global Film Story Idea Competition”, “Global Youth Short Film Competition”, “Global Mobile Short Film Competition for Middle School Students” and “Global Youth Short Film Venture Market”. This year’s competition will adhere to the creative spirit of “Mark Our Marks”, allowing the grassroots to become the mainstream of creation, and strive to become the “Oscars” of the world’s short film industry. The Global Youth Short Film Competition is open to young filmmakers, college students, middle school students and film enthusiasts to collect original film stories and short films of 5 to 18 minutes in length, encouraging more young creators to use portable devices such as mobile phones as tools to participate and mark their inner emotions and thoughts on current social life, individual values, humanistic spirit, and technological development through innovative cinematic expressions and narrative techniques within a duration of no more than 18 minutes.

Predictably, with the advent of the short video era, the World Film Industry Conference has put forward the concept of 18-minute short films. The launch of Aollywood Global Youth Short Film Competition provides an opportunity for global young film lovers to become professional filmmakers!

WFIC insists on standing with creators, and supports and helps creators to mark and express with practical actions. From now on, creators can register on the official website of the World Film Industry Conference to apply for films. The application is open to young people around the world aged 15 to 40 years old, who born between January 1, 1983 to December 31, 2007. The deadline of the application is February 28, 2023.

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Information about the event is subject to the announcement on the official website.