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Organization : YES Foundation
Competition Name : YES! i am the CHANGE 2015 Filmmaking Challenge
Applicable For : Corporate/Student/Not-for-Profit/All Individuals
Applicable States : All India
Registration Last Date : Student (August 10, 2015) | All Individuals (September 25 ) | Corporate & Not-for-Profit (July 19)

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YES! i am the CHANGE 2015 Filmmaking Challenge:

YES! i am the CHANGE is a nationwide movement to inspire, engage and empower the youth to participate in India’s social transformation through the impactful medium of films.

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YuppTV Pocket Films Short Film Contest 2015 :

In this, filmmakers and amateurs make short films on social causes which form an open repository of invaluable communication resources for use of Not-for-Profits. Most importantly, the process of participation and exposure to various social causes leads to the inner transformation of the youth, builds association with causes and makes them agents of change.

In 2014 YES! i am the CHANGE emerged as the largest Social Film Movement of India with 50,000 participants last year and over 8 crore individuals across all states linked to it.

YES! i am the CHANGE 2015:

This year in our 3rd edition, the 101-hour Social Filmmaking Challenge aims to be the largest filmmaking challenge in the world. Over 15,000 films are expected to be made through participation of 500,000 youth pan-India.

The key highlights of the project this year are:
Multiple category filmmaking challenges:

S. No. Category Participants Date of Challenge Last date of Registration
1 Corporate & Not-for Profits Professionals working in Corporate and Not-for-Profits July 23 – 27 July 19
2 Student Students from : – Schools (13 -17 years old) – Colleges (18 years and above) August 15 – 19 August 10
3 Open All individuals October 2 – 6 September 25

INR 45 lakhs worth of grants for top teams across categories

Jury Members :
This year YES! I am the CHANGE has a very prestigious panel of Jury featuring eminent personalities from the world of films, corporate, development and academia. To know more click here


** Participants are not allowed to use any footage that has not been shot in their allocated film project duration. Still photographs from NGOs can be used with permission from respective NGOs.
** Animation/special effects are allowed only if they have been created during the allotted film project duration.

Film format must have:
** 5 seconds of black before title
** Title of the film
** Name of the Subject the film is based on
** City
** Final film
** Credits

For any additional images, graphics or material you might want to add to enhance your film, kindly use royalty free content.

Language / Subtitles:
Participants are free to make the film in any language of their choice provided the film has English subtitles. Subtitles are compulsory for the uploaded version of the films.

Participants are requested to use only royalty free music for the film to avoid any copyright issues. Usage of copyrighted material would restrict us from showcasing the film at various platforms. For royalty free music links, please visit the resources section of the website.

Film Duration:
Each finished film should no more than less than 3 minutes in total duration, including titles and credits.

Each film must include titles and credits. Credits are limited to a maximum of 60 seconds. Participants using royalty free music are requested to give credit to the respective artists for the same.

The rights to the films made as part of the project belong to the organizers of YES! i am the CHANGE. Organizers will share worldwide rights to the finished films, along with NGOs; the films will not be used for any commercial purposes. Filmmakers will have complete rights to show and exhibit their films. All films made in this project would be available freely to NGOs or individuals who may wish to use them for not-for-profit purposes.

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  1. We have 10 baded charitable hospital in Rajegaon Mohkhed Chhindwara MP 480107. We have need some fund for our charitable hospital for Ambulance, operation theater and slab because we are providing health facility for tribal in Chhindwara. Not good fund for this scheme. So please arrange some fund for our charitable hospital.

  2. Can I write the complete story about my self, instead of making a film on the topic YES!I am the CHANGE Community heroes Awards.
    It will be short so that the jury can read it with in 3 minutes.

  3. Hi I am an individual. I have not registered. Can I send my short film through other registered member ?

  4. I have registered my name but didnt get the conformation mail and login id yet. What to do?

    1. Send your queries to the foundation team at ask AT

  5. I have registered my name. But I didn’t received any message or email yet and I just want to know when we will get the topic? Please reply me as fast as possible.

    1. Registration:
      ** Registration is to be completed online
      ** All registered teams shall be assigned a registration code, username and password
      ** Team leaders can edit their team information (add or remove team members,
      ** modify contact information etc.) using the username and password
      ** Participants can register for more than one challenge categories at the same time

      Beginning of the Project:
      ** You will receive the topic for the film via an e-mail and SMS at 6.00 a.m. on the day of your filmmaking challenge
      ** We will email you two topic options – select one as your topic
      ** In the next 101 hours you will have to script, shoot, edit and upload your film

  6. At what time we will get the topics?

  7. Can I still register in two areas, corporate and also for an NGO? Please advice. thanks

  8. I have registered my name. But I didn’t received any message or email yet and I just want to know when we will get the topic? Please reply me.;as fast as possible please..

  9. Can you please send me topics of film?

    1. YES! I am the CHANGE Pledge campaign
      YES! I am the CHANGE @ Schools
      YES! I am the CHANGE Community heroes Awards
      YES! I am the CHANGE Responsible Youth Citizen

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