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Focus for Future

Environmental Short Film Competition

Wednesday 1 May, 2024 @ 9:00 am Tuesday 27 August, 2024 @ 5:00 pm


Into Film? Passionate about the Environment? We challenge you to Focus for Future!

Make a short film (under 5 minutes) about our Environment or highlighting a specific environmental issue you are passionate about. Get creative and send us your film by 5pm, Tuesday 27th August 2024.

The competition is open to all, and you are encouraged to be as creative as you like, using any combination of live-action video, animation, graphics or slides to carry your environmental message.

There will be an Awards Ceremony & Film Screening in September 2024 (date TBA) at Te Ara Atea. Top films will be awarded prizes in multiple categories.


  1. Download the instructions and entry forms. – This includes everything you need to get started on your film.
  2. Create your film (5 minutes or less) highlighting an environmental issue. Get creative!
  3. Submit your completed film and entry forms by 5pm, Tuesday August 27th.

Focus for Future and inspire environmental action through the power of film!

Contact Lincoln Envirotown Trust

+64 3 423 0445

Te Ara Ātea

56 Tennyson Street
Rolleston, 7614 New Zealand
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Our Sponsors
A big thank you to our wonderful sponsors! We extend our sincere appreciation to all our sponsors, Rata Foundation, Selwyn District Council, COGS, Lottery Community, Lincoln University, Creative Communities Scheme, Lincoln Community Trust, Lincoln Community Committee.