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Join the Redford Center, and students, educators, activists, and storytellers/filmmakers across the globe, in cultivating collective hope and action, tackling real-world issues, encouraging engagement and advocacy, and bringing people together to inspire and enact solutions. Join us!

CURRICULUM

Cross-disciplinary, media-rich, free, project-based curriculum designed to empower youth as changemakers exploring and activating the power of storytelling to impact social- environmental justice. Includes films, stories, activities, and mini-challenges to develop vision/ voice, + a final filmmaking challenge.

FILM CHALLENGE

The Redford Center invites young people to make a 90-second film to tell their story, raise their voice, and help change the conversation about what environmentalism and environmental justice looks like so we can move more people into action. Open until April 2, with over $10,000 in incentives and prizes!

The Redford Center Stories Challenge is Open Until April 2!

$10,000 in PRIZES AWAIT! 

And every film submitted = a tree planted! 🌲

 
Young people across the globe are bringing an infusion of energy to the movement for environmental justice — and we invite your students to be a part of it!  The Redford Center invites young people to tell their story, raise their voice, and help change the conversation about what environmentalism and environmental justice looks like through short video format (90 seconds or less) so we can move more people into action.  Special recognition and opportunities for youth ages 10-14!

The Redford Center is offering over $10,000 in incentives and prizes to celebrate challenge winners (educators and students), including opportunities to create a film with a professional filmmaker, student-directed donations, tree-planting, Apple gift cards, and more. Teachers and nonprofits who get 10 or more students to submit will receive special recognition and awards!  Participation is free and open to all…Submissions due by APRIL 2, 2021, and Challenge Winners announced on Earth Day 2021 (April 22) and a celebratory event on Friday, April 30!

1. Film your story responding to one of three prompts (click button for details).
2. Edit your clip to be <90 seconds.
3. Submit by March 31 APRIL 2, 2021 (we know life is crazy right now).

 

RC Stories Challenge Details Here

 

“It’s time to hand the reins to our youth and encourage them to become the designers of their future. Young people have the optimism, energy, and fresh perspective we need to meet our environmental challenges head-on. We must honor their efforts and support them as leaders.”

– Robert Redford

 

Meet Our 2021 Redford Center Stories Challenge Judges!

Dylan Redford

Co-Chair of the Board of Directors, Redford Center

Robert Redford

Co-Founder, Redford Center

Sibylle Szaggars Redford

Multi-Media Artist

Lisa Jackson

Apple’s VP of Environment, Policy and Social Initiatives

Coyote Peterson

YouTube Personality, Host of Animal Planet’s “Brave The Wild"

Katie Eder

Executive Director, Future Coalition

Faith E. Briggs

Filmmaker

Elizabeth Lindsey

National Geographic Explorer

Chloe Mei Espinosa & Ella Lin Espinosa