At Lyfta, we believe that real-life stories are a powerful tool for learning and provide great potential to inspire and empower a new generation of globally aware, empathetic change-makers.

Lyfta is a subscription-based digital platform where teachers and pupils can access stunning immersive storyworlds and curriculum-based lesson plans. Lyfta brings to life abstract concepts in an exciting and engaging way so that children can understand what different things mean and how they work in real life.

We are looking for complete non-fiction (documentary) films between 2 to 7 minutes in duration for consideration to be included on our educational platform.

The selected films will be offered a global distribution agreement for educational purposes.

Submission deadline: December 14th, 2018

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Submission criteria for the films:

  • A compelling, human character-led non-fiction story.

  • Duration: 2-7 minutes.

  • Year of production: 2015 - 2018

  • Format: at least HD video quality with stereo sound (important: all dialogue must be auditively understandable).

  • The submitted preview of the film must have either English subtitles or English language dialogue.

  • We favour projects where at least one of the main creative voices (i.e. director, cinematographer, editor or producer) is from the country that the story is set in.

  • Appropriate consent agreements from all contributors required.

  • Global distribution rights for educational use must be available.

For further information, contact:

Sami Jahnukainen / Head of Content

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