African Women in the Time of Covid-19 Short Film Competition (Until 21st June 2020)

African Women in the Time of Covid-19 Short Film Competition (Until 21st June 2020)

The recently announced Ladima Foundation short-film competition – aimed at African women during the world-altering Covid-19 pandemic and related lockdown – has already gained significant interest.

The competition is open to African women content creators and filmmakers of any age or experience level, currently living in Africa. The competition aims to encourage women to share their stories as we create a living document of a time and place – of the specific circumstances that women in Africa currently find themselves, under various degrees of lock-down, through the limitations on movement, opportunity, and often, basic freedoms.

With entries already being submitted, the Ladima Foundation is excited to announce the jury who will select the final 10 films from across all genres such as animation and fiction, documentary or interview style.

These 10 films will be streamed on the Ladima website along with other partner websites. Each winning filmmaker will also receive 500 EURO as well as access to a year’s worth of educational and inspirational webinars on the USA’s Women Make Movies platform,valued at approximately $500.

Any woman who is a citizen or permanent resident of an African country and who is currently living in Africa may enter. The competition opened at 9am Monday, June 1st 2020 and entries will close at midnight GMT + 2 on Sunday June 21st 2020.

Entry is FREE and women will need to register on the Ladima Foundation’s newly revamped A-List in order to enter.


Only women may enter the Ladima Covid-19 Film Competition.
Only women currently living in Africa may enter The Ladima Covid-19 film competition.
All entrants must register on the Ladima A-List.
All entrants must have a bank account where they can receive international payment.
All entrants will be required to sign a release / rights agreement.
Film must be 2 minutes or shorter.
A link for film entries must be provided in your submission.
Films can be in any language but those not in English must be sub-titled.
No Ladima Foundation Board Member, Ambassador, Advisory Board Member, Member of the Covid-19 film competition Selection Committee or Jury are eligible to enter.
Submission can only be done via the A-List.
Submissions close at midnight June 21st, 2020, CAT and no late submissions will be accepted.
Filmmakers can only submit one film per filmmaker.

For more information, please visit at Ladima Foundation

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