The Filmshakers Festival was created by a group of high school students from Virginia. The festival is the only project in the US to be awarded the Digital Young Leaders Exchange Program Fellowship Grant in 2018.
Films may be documentaries, narratives, or PSAs. Films must incorporate peace-building and/or anti-bigotry. Entrants must be attending high school in the year 2018-2019. Films must be made in groups of 1-5 people. Main characters in narrative films and PSAs must be in high school.
Films must be between 3 and 10 minutes in length, including end credits.