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Environmental Film Festival Seeks Entries

Cinema Verde, an environmental film and arts festival, is seeking entries.
The festival showcases films from around the world that bring awareness to environmental challenges and sustainable solutions.

The primary focus is to present artistic and creative environmental films as a means to seek change in human-made challenges and disasters such as pollution, water scarcity, biodiversity loss, global warming, and environmental contamination.

Awards will be given in a variety of categories including documentary, short, and full-length feature film. There are also high school and college student categories.

Entry fees vary according to categories and range from US$30 to US$65.

Filmmakers and students who have created films that spotlight environmental issues can enter their work to be featured at this festival.

The regular deadline is August 27, 2023. The late deadline is October 17, 2023. Interested applicants can apply here.

Dare Akogun

Dare Akogun is a dynamic media innovator, strategic communication professional, and seasoned climate and environmental sustainability journalist with over 10 years of influential contributions to the media industry.

He Currently serving as the Head of Digital Media, Senior News Editor, and a presenter at Sobi FM 101.9, a leading radio station in Ilorin, Nigeria.

Dare is on a mission to leverage his media innovation expertise and project management skills to produce high-quality, accurate, and engaging content, while advocating for reduced fossil fuel consumption, especially coal, to combat effect of global warming.

He has covered comprehensively environmental issues and COP conferences, including COP28 in Dubai last year , COP 27 in Egypt, and the United Nations Least Developed Countries conference in Doha, in 2023.

He is a recipient of fellowship to be part of a 15 team of journalists selected worldwide to cover the Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue 2024.

He has a Master's Degree in Mass Communication, from the University of Lagos, a Bachelor's Degree in Journalism from the Lagos State University and also a
Certification in Business Administration and Management, from the Babson College, Massachusetts, United States of America.

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