GUWAHATI, Nov 26 � Television Trust for the Environment in partnership with Microsoft has launched the national level film competition, Films for Change. The festival is accepting the entries till December 15 this year. The on line competition that attempts to reach out to the youngsters has three categories i.e. The Polluting Cities, E-waste and The Change Makers. The best film in each category would be awarded with mobile phone camera.
The Television Trust for the Environment since its inception has been raising awareness of, and stimulating debate about, environment, development, health and human rights issues worldwide through the production, coproduction and distribution of television programmes and other electronic media, and through webcasting.
The competition is part of the bigger films for change programme that reached thousands of youngsters across the country. In this programme, hundreds of film screenings and over 50 film making workshops were held in different parts of the country including remote parts of North east states. Assam Times that is a partner of the programme and is trying to reach out to the youngsters of the region is hopeful that this year more participation from the North East will be visible. �We are targeting the student community and promoting this concept among them,� it said.