Awards and Prizes

From Risk to Resilience

Our international team of judges will view all entries and select films to showcase online and at international events which help develop public understanding about the need to reduce risk from disasters.

We will recognise outstanding films with prizes and invitations to participate in discussions and special online training.

People’s vote

We will create a shortlist of entries which will be posted to our YouTube channel for online viewing and shared on social media for a global audience.  The shortlisted filmmakers who receive the highest number of views during the online viewing will:

  • receive special recognition
  • attend an online film making masterclass
  • be given film making equipment (such as external microphones and smartphone software).

Young Persons Award

Although all films will be considered by the jury for the awards and prizes, the jury will also give special recognition to the highest rated films in the 14-17 age group.

Smartphone kit worth around $150

Win vlogging and interview equipment to help with your smartphone filming. Kit includes:

  • High quality external microphone
  • Tripod for keeping your camera steady
  • Strong grip for professional results
  • On-camera LED light
sdg videow inner



vloggin kit

Showing films during the Global Platform

The Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction is the main global forum to discuss progress on the implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction.

The seventh session of the Global Platform runs from from 23 to 28 May 2022, in Bali, Indonesia.

Judges will make their selection for films to showcase during this major international event.  Judges will choose films which best showcase the issues relating to the co-operation on moving from Risk to Resilience.

Copy of IDDRR Templates for partners

Filmmaking training

The jury will be looking for filmmakers which display a hidden potential for making films.

We will provide an online film making masterclass to help make better films using a smartphone. The selected participants will join a small groups of filmmakers from around the world who will receive training through our online education programme.