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We are standing in that juncture of history when isolation is the only way to save us from ourselves. This is a time no one could have thought of in their scariest nightmares. Social distancing might save us from Novel Corona Virus but it also brings loneliness. There is no comfort of companionship. We suffer alone. These are desperate times.

Pablo Picasso once wrote that “The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls”. To go through this hard time, we must turn to the arts. Creativity bears witness of resilience in times of crisis. The Artists translates their frustration, pain, confusion, anxiety and hopelessness through the medium of art. Art is a powerful way to communicate complex ideas, inspire action and connect communities – helping advance resilience. Art can also inspire people to envision a hopeful future on an individual level, and take action to help realize that future. And the barricade of home cannot stop a true artist from creating. We all remember Jafar Panahi’s “This Is Not a Film”. Don’t we?

World Film Communities Network (WFCN) is bringing you “Creator in Crisis” to give you an outlet to showcase your work. To enter the competition is completely free.

And the winner in each category will get 100 USD, a trophy and a certificate. So, what are you waiting for? Enter the competition today!

We are inviting submissions in five categories -

1. Short Film
2. Feature Film
3. Script/Synopsis
4. Photography
5. Performing Arts (Theatre, Acting, Dance, Music, Rapping,
Beatboxing)


Awards & Prizes:

Winner of Each category will get 100 USD, a trophy and a certificate from Creator in Crisis committee.

Also, the selected films will get a chance to be a part of a renowned VOD platform.


Rules & Terms:

Please read these Rules & Terms carefully before you submit your work. By submitting your work into this competition, you expressly acknowledge and agree that you shall be bound by the terms of these Rules & Terms.
We are open to any work completed after January 2020, regardless of content, subject, or origin. Submitting your work to the festival is not a guarantee of selection. All the winning works will receive a trophy, certificate and 100 USD.

1. Short film: The film must be less than 40 minutes in length
2. Feature Film: The film must be of more than 40 minutes in length
3. Script/ Synopsis: The Script/ Synopsis must consist of at least 300 words
4. Photography: All photos entered should not be edited heavily. We might ask for the raw image later.
5. Performing Arts: Performers can provide a link of them performing. The videos should be of at least 3 minutes in length.

An artist can enter the competition in more than one category. There is no entry fee.


16 Reviews
  • Thanks for being the 1st Festival ever to Select our upcoming online Hollywood Actor Employment WORKSHOP.

    01 Sep, 2020

  • Greetings to participants of the CREATOT in CRISIS!
    I would like to advise the young cinematographers not to let cinematography become only entertainment again. Because, cinematography was created for an entertainment and then with the creative vision of Charlie Chaplin, Mêlées, Griffith, Eisenstein, Fritz Lang, Samad Mardanov, Satyajit Ray, Mrinal Sen and so on, movie was transformed into art. Cinematography has to give positive emotions to humanity. We have to keep this world together. Love CINEMATOGRAPHY in yourself, not yourself in CINEMATOGRAPHY. World is a home for all of us and cinematograph should intend to protect our home.
    Thank you.”

    31 Aug, 2020

  • Thank you for the selection!

    31 Aug, 2020

  • This is nice festival and wish the best success

    31 Aug, 2020

  • This is nice festival and wish the best success

    31 Aug, 2020

  • This is nice festival and wish the best success

    31 Aug, 2020

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  • Quarantine Deadline
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Categories & Fees

Film must be less than 40 minutes

April Deadline $0.00 USD

May Deadline $0.00 USD

June Deadline $0.00 USD

Quarantine Deadline $5.00 USD

Entries Closed

April Deadline $0.00 USD

May Deadline $0.00 USD

June Deadline $0.00 USD

Quarantine Deadline $5.00 USD

Entries Closed

April Deadline $0.00 USD

May Deadline $0.00 USD

June Deadline $0.00 USD

Quarantine Deadline $5.00 USD

Entries Closed

April Deadline $0.00 USD

May Deadline $0.00 USD

June Deadline $0.00 USD

Quarantine Deadline $5.00 USD

Entries Closed

Theatre, Acting, Dance, Music, Rapping, Beatboxing

April Deadline $0.00 USD

May Deadline $0.00 USD

June Deadline $0.00 USD

Quarantine Deadline $5.00 USD

Entries Closed
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