Short documentary/movie competition



On the occasion of “Nepal Owl Festival, 2014” to be celebrated on 7-9 March, 2014, Friends of Nature, Nepal (FON Nepal) calls for an owl conservation documentary/movie competition. Submitted documentary/movie should document not only the on-the-ground reality but also elevate the awareness level of relevant stakeholders. The selected documentary/movie will be presented in various conservation camps including the ‘Nepal Owl Festival 2014’ event.


Content: Should have owl research/conservation/advocacy message

Length: 3-5 minutes

Deadline: CD or pen drive should be mailed to Friends of Nature, PO Box 23491, Sundhara, Kathmandu, Nepal or provide an appropriate link (i.e. Dropbox) to not later than 30 January, 2014 with your contact address (email and phone number).

Evaluation: The submitted documentary/movies will be evaluated by Mr. Manoj Pandit, a renowned Film Director of Nepal and Raju Acharya, Country Representative, World Owl Trust, UK.

Winner: Certificate and cash prize of NPR 15000

Runner: Certificate and cash prize of NPR 10000

Consolation: Certificate and cash prize of NPR 5000
Top three documentary/movies will be sent to USA where they will be broadcasted in the main event of “International Festival of Owl 2014”. They will also get a letter of appreciation from Houston Nature Center; A US based organization for owl conservation.

Criteria: All interested participants from Nepal and abroad can submit their documentary/movie, however contents and related information should be from Nepal only. Either English or Nepali language with complimentary subtitles are accepted for the evaluation.

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