(Virtual) Film Festival, SciComm 2022

SciComm 2022 Film Fest award winners were announced on Thursday, August 18, 2022 following the Science Slam!

Film Fest People’s Choice Award – Andrew Howley (“How Coral Is Inspiring Eco-Friendly Clothing”)

Film Fest Judge’s Choice Award – Madison Kreifels (“The Silver Lining of Foodborne Outbreaks”)

Film Festival and Prize Information

Filmmakers – novice and experienced – are encouraged to submit a short film (<10 minutes) on a scientific or environmental topic to the SciComm 2022 Film Festival. This competition is open to scientists and non-scientists from anywhere in the world. There will be a People’s Choice winner and a Judge’s Choice winner and each entry will be scored for visuals and oral presentation.


The film fest submission deadline has now passed.

Film fest participants must provide a link to a downloadable version of your mp4-formatted video and a title and synopsis (less than 150 words). Films should be submitted by August 5, 2022 to unl.scicomm@gmail.com and be in English or have English subtitles.

People’s Choice winner will be selected by any conference attendees who choose to vote; Judge’s Choice winner will be selected by the SciComm 2022 Film Festival Subcommittee.

Winners were announced following the Science Slam (in-person and virtual), on Thursday, August 18 at 7pm CDT.

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