For this year’s contest, the challenge is to create a short film that celebrates the everyday explorer. National Geographic believes that exploration means more than just climbing the highest mountain or diving into the deepest parts of the ocean; exploration can be listening to new music, finding new parts of your city, embracing new cultures, or making a film. All it takes to be an everyday explorer is a little bit of curiosity and determination.
The top finalists will attend the Sun Valley Film Festival to screen their films. One lucky grand prize winner will receive $1000 and a National Geographic Expedition to explore wildlife and wild places up close alongside other everyday explorers. Two finalists will receive $500 each. Read the full guidelines and submit your short film here.
What will you explore from behind the lens?
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