We are very excited about the 5th annual Lights. Camera. Help Cause-Driven Film Festival coming August 15-17 in Austin, Texas. It wouldn't be a great event without your fantastic films so submit today.
Who can submit? Filmmakers, activists, volunteers, nonprofits.
What kinds of films are you looking for? Micro-doc* (up to 5 minutes) short films (5-29 minutes), feature films (30 minutes and up) that support a cause. Any film that raises awareness, promotes action, or inspires its viewers to make the world a better place. The films can be made in any year. International entries are welcome.
What can I win? Lights. Camera. Help. is expecting to donate a total of approximately $5,000 to the causes represented in the winning films.
How do I enter?
When's the deadline? Your film must be
post-marked by May 31st. Online entries (coming soon!) will close on June 1st at 12:00am.
Is there a submission fee? There is a $10 entry fee. After May 16th, it will be $20.
Hey! Don't forget to send us your film! Please include your conformation form with your contact name, film title, organization and an NTSC format DVD of your film. If you have stills from the film or any other materials you'd like to share, please include a CD with your submission.
Lights. Camera. Help.
Film Selection Committee
PO Box 270069
Austin, Texas 78727
Questions? Email entries@
* A Micro-doc is any cause-focused film under 5 minutes in length. This includes PSAs, YouTube videos, previews, short shorts, Vine posts, etc.