Calling all Social Activists and Aspiring Filmmakers!

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Join the ENACTING DIGITAL FILM FESTIVAL on 28 and 29 April 2023!

Are you passionate about creating change in your community or city and have a story to tell? Look no further! We have an exciting opportunity that welcomes you from anywhere you are to create a short documentary on a social issue that is concerning you and your community and share your voice with the public.


Mark your calendars for Friday 28 April 2023 starting at 5pm, and Saturday 29 April 2023 starting at 3pm, for a weekend full of online broadcasts, virtual guides, roundtables, and screenings. The ENACTING Digital Film Festival is where creativity and social impact come together. We’re excited to offer you a unique space for dialogue, advocacy, and engagement with policy and decision makers. The ENACTING Digital Film Festival is breaking down barriers and bringing people together from all corners of the world. Plus, you’ll have the opportunity to engage with the ENACTING Digital Film Festival Selection, featuring short social documentaries and debates.


Let’s enact social impact through the power of film. Join us at the ENACTING Digital Film Festival.


If you’re interested in participating but haven’t produced a documentary film before, check out the free ENACTING online course that provides guidance on how to create a compelling documentary, from ideation to editing. To be considered for the Enacting Digital Film Festival, submit your completed documentary here by 15 April 2023.


But wait, what about the requirements? Don’t worry – we’ve got you covered. Check out the details below!

Although we will accept films of all lengths, we prefer short films between 5-15 minutes.

You don’t need to use a top-of-the-line video camera to shoot your documentary. Your iPhone or smartphone will work just fine.


► Image size: Full HD

► Frame rates: 25 fps

► Audio format: Stereo, 48 KHz


All films must either be in English or have English subtitles.


To screen your social documentary film at the ENACTING DIGITAL FILM FESTIVAL, please provide an HD video file of your film.

The winning social documentaries will be awarded based on the following categories: Best Original Screenplay | Best Directing | Best Camera Work | Best Editing.

There will also be a category for the best film in the participating countries: Best Social Documentary from Germany | Best Social Documentary from France | Best Social Documentary from Greece | Best Social Documentary from Italy | Best International Social Documentary

Our submission deadline for the ENACTING Digital Film Festival is 15 April 2023