GeoAg Short Film Competition, Bringing Life to Rocks, is searching for filmmakers to bring the new realities of Earth's most abundant resource (rocks) to life through film, TV, documentaries, investigative reporting, etc.
Can you rock a short film?
Key Dates Friday October 2, 2020 - Register to Submit a GeoAg Short Film - $10 Fee - https://www.eventbrite.com/e/geoag-short-film-competition-tickets-119199527997 Tuesday December 1, 2020 - Short Film Submission Deadline Email - GeoAgMedia@Gmail.com
Sunday December 13, 2020 - GeoAg Short Film Awards Zoom Event 6pm - https://www.eventbrite.com/e/geoag-short-film-awards-tickets-119507017707 Film Competition Overview
The science of Geological Agriculture (GeoAg) has come, and we need filmmakers to bring it to life. GeoAg is the study of growing plants in rocks without soils and fertilizers. Basically, we have unlocked the code of the rocks to grow food. Learn more about GeoAg at www.tosoilless.com [tosoilless.com]. Now To Soil Less, the company behind GeoAg, is seeking to hear from the filmmakers to help tell the stories of what else rocks can do for the human experience.
What is GeoAg?
The process of growing plants in rocks without soils and fertilizers. Learn more about GeoAg at www.tosoilless.com [tosoilless.com]. Subscribe to our GeoAg Media YouTube channel and see a host of videos, media, radio shows and workshops of team GeoAg teaching the new ways to grow in rocks in food deserts on the GeoAg Media YouTube channel:
We need filmmakers to bring the new realities of Earth's most abundant resource (rocks) to life through film, TV, documentaries, investigative reporting, etc. now that we have figured out that rocks do more than we knew.
Prizes 1st Place - $2,000 2nd Place - $1,000 3rd Place - $500
Competition Eligibility, Logistics and Timeline
Anyone who wants to submit can from anywhere around the world. (Must be in English or English Subtitles) You need to review what GeoAg is and put media ideas in a 5 minute short film.
Register to submit a film by Friday Oct 2nd. $10 registration fee. Once you register, we will send additional GeoAg information.
No pornography content nor crimes on film.
Upload your film to YouTube and email to GeoAgMedia@gmail.com by Tuesday December 1st.
Top 10 finalists notified by December 7th.
Top 10 finalists will screen at GeoAg Short Film Awards on Sunday December 13th at 6pm
Audience votes to select the top 3 winners.
Remaining 10 finalists to be posted on GeoAg Media YouTube channel.
Cashapp payments to top 3 winners the night of the zoom awards.
Examples of Storylines with GeoAg realities:
The kid who learns how to grow microgreens in rocks, starts a business and then...
Or the astronauts who travel to space, land on a planet and can use the rock to eat from and then.....
Or the guy who left jail with the skill of GeoAg and grows new strains of cannabis, and then....
Or the scuba team on the open seas looking for the best rock to eat from and then.....
Or the mom who is facing eviction and learns about GeoAg, feeds the family and gets hired to teach GeoAg in food deserts and then....
See US State Department blog about GeoAg: https://yali.state.gov/introduction-to-geological-agriculture/
See media interviews and 22-day time lapse training commercial shot and edited by a NASA videographer at the end of the 30-minute clip: https://youtu.be/rUX1UznWQCY