Call for Entries – Everything Begins in the Water Film Competition

7 Dec

By Pratt Gateway |

Deadline 11:59pm JANUARY 16, 2011
Submission Fee $15
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The theme, “Everything Begins in the Water” is open to broad interpretation. Films of Jewish content are warmly welcomed but not required. Read on for details.

The winning films will be presented on April 3, 2011 at the Mayyim Hayyim Living Waters Annual Benefit.

Find out more and submit your work online here.


* Films must be no longer than 10 minutes and must be related to the theme “Everything Begins in the Water”
* Films may capture the universal notion of water as a source of life or renewal and may draw on any faith tradition, or have no religious content, Jewish content is not required.
* All entries must be submitted via YouTube
* Films must be appropriate for a family audience
* Winners will be notified by March 15.
* Winning films will be screened on April 3, 2011 at Mayyim Hayyim’s Benefit Event
* Foreign language films must have English subtitles or be dubbed in English


* $750 First Place, plus entry into Boston Area Film Festival
* $500 Second Place


* Deadline – 11:59 pm, January 16, 2010
* Submission Fee: $15

Click for Entry Requirements and Online Entry Form


Please direct all questions to: [email protected] or 617-244-1836 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting              617-244-1836      end_of_the_skype_highlighting

“Following five years of carefully selected art exhibits in our Mayyim Hayyim Gallery, we are delighted to offer the chance to explore the universal power of water as a source of renewal through film.”
– Aliza Kline, Executive Director Mayyim Hayyim Living Waters Community Mikveh & Education Center

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