Short Film Competition 2015

 

NZ Vegetarian Society Short Film Competition 2015

Open to all NZ school pupils.  2015 entries are now closed.
Overall winning entry receives $1000 cash for their school.  NZ Vegetarian Society approved company logo Linda McCartney
Kindly sponsored by Linda McCartney Foods


SECONDARY SCHOOL CATEGORIES  (Years 9-13)

Animal Advocacy: Putting Vegetarian Values into Practice NZ Vegetarian Approved - New WayNZVS Approved - Hell Pizza

(Prize: $500 cash from New Way, $300 Hell pizza vouchers, and eco-bags and t-shirts from ELE streetware)

Example topics:

  • For the animals: choosing ethical foods
  • Sold a lie: those animals are not happy down on the farm
  • The power consumers wield to improve and save animals’ lives

Protecting the Environment             South Seas Film and Television School
(Prize:  Four x Full Day Introductory courses of choice, at North Shore, Auckland)

Example topics:

  • The impact of farming on the environment
  • The environmental impact of the standard NZ diet versus vegetarian/vegan diet: a comparison
  • Over-fishing is killing our oceans: waste, destruction, and devastation in the deep blue
  • How livestock farming is contributing to species extinctions

Nutrition and HealthQuorn - vegetarian protein food
(Prize:  $1000 cash)

Example Topics:

  • Vibrant health and plant power: the benefits of a vegetarian or vegan diet
  • The low down on a vegetarian/vegan meal – a ”how to”
  • Busting myths about vegetarian/vegan diets
  • Famous vegetarians/vegans – humanitarians, philosophers, athletes


INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL CATEGORIES  (Years 7-8)
Ethical Aspects of Using Animals for Food         
The Animal ConnectionPlug In Pest Free
(Prize:  $500 cash)

Example topics:

  • Animals in farming conditions, eg factory farming, the processes used etc.
  • How you can improve an animal’s life by what you buy, eg food choices, buying products that have not been tested on animals
  • How livestock farming is affecting our environment
  • Over-fishing is killing our oceans

Nutrition & Health    (prize $500 worth of cash and prizes)

Example topics:

  • Vibrant health and plant power: the benefits of a vegetarian or vegan diet
  • The low down on a vegetarian/vegan meal, eg how it’s made, what it costs, how long it takes to make
  • How to be healthy and strong on a plant based diet

PRIMARY SCHOOL CATEGORY  (Years 0-6)          

Films may be on any aspect of vegetarianism

Example topics:

  • How you can improve animals’ lives with vegetarianism/veganism
  • Cooking a vegetarian/vegan dish in the style of a master chef
  • Innovative ways of raising money to help animals
  • Your vegetarian heroes
  • How plant based food is nutritious and delicious
  • Vegetarians are just like everyone else, except they don’t eat animals

 

We’d like to acknowledge the generous support of:

NZ Vegetarian Approved - New Way NZ Vegetarian Society approved company logo Linda McCartney South Seas Film and Television School

Quorn - vegetarian protein food

The Animal Connection NZVS Approved - Hell Pizza


Plug In Pest Free
 

2014′s winning videos

Overall Winner:  From Putaruru College in the Waikato:

 

Quorn - vegetarian protein food

 

From Havelock North High School:

 

NZ Vegetarian Approved - New Way

 

From Linwood College in Christchurch:

 

South Seas Film and Television School

 

From Pakuranga College in Auckland:

 

Plus MERIT  PRIZE  WINNING  VIDEOS:

 

 


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