Entries must be no more than seven minutes in length. All entries should be original and unpublished, though creators are permitted to use existing audio or video material in their entry provided any required permissions have been obtained and the rights-holders are appropriately acknowledged. When an entry presents factual information, it should reflect a truthful portrayal of the situation or story presented.
This competition is adjudicated by the Allard Prize Committee. Winning entries will receive a CA$10,000 prize and be featured and promoted on the Allard Prize website and social media channels. Please see the Terms and Conditions for the full entry and winner requirements and responsibilities.
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