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Apply for the United Nations 3rd edition: Health for All Film Festival (2021-2022)


If you are an independent filmmaker, World Health Organization is inviting you to join the third Health for All Film Festival which is to held in 2022. The festival’s aim is to recruit a new generation of film and video innovators to champion and promote global health issues.

You can check out the Eligibility Criteria for more information if you are interested.

Sponsoring Agency: World Health Organization

Type of Fund: Grant

Deadline: January 30, 2022


For the third Health for All Film Festival which is to be held in 2022, the World Health Organization is inviting independent filmmakers, production companies, public health institutions, NGOs, communities, students, and film schools from around the world to submit their original short films from 28 October 2021 to 30 January 2022 on health. Hurry and Apply for this grant for arts and culture.

The categories are:

  • Universal health coverage (UHC): films about mental health, non-communicable diseases (NCDs), and other UHC stories linked to communicable diseases not part of emergencies;
  • Health emergencies: films about health emergencies, such as COVID-19, Ebola, as well as disaster relief and health in conflict settings;
  • Better health and well-being: films about environmental and social determinants of health, such as nutrition, sanitation, pollution, gender, and/or about health promotion or health education.

For each of these three GRAND PRIX categories which align with WHO’s global goals for public health, candidates can submit short documentaries, fiction films, or animation films of three to eight minutes in length.

Eligibility Criteria

The following recipients are eligible to apply:

  • independent filmmakers
  • production companies
  • public health institutions
  • NGOs
  • communities
  • students
  • film schools

Funding Information 

What you should know:

  • Special Prize on Health Innovation – films presenting one or more innovative solutions with a proven positive impact on the health and well being of people.
  • Special Prize on Rehabilitation – films telling stories about the life-changing impact that rehabilitation has on people’s lives.
  • Student film prize – films produced by students who can justify that the films were made during their university studies.

For more information, visit here.


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