Congratulations to Larissa Silveira and the 2020 Finalists!
Congratulations to each of the finalists as you continue into the final round of the contest! A special congratulations to the Viewers’ Choice Award Winner, Larissa Silveira for her video Story of My Life.
Thank you to everyone who participated in this year’s contest by entering, watching and voting. Your hard work and dedication is much appreciated and hasn’t gone unnoticed!
The 2020 Finalists are:
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In the Light of COVID-19
In the last 11 years, a study discovered that of the 1100 films created, only 4% were directed by women, equating to 22 male directors hired for every woman director. They also concluded that of the 43 female directors who made movies from 2007 to 2017, only 2 were Asians....
The time we are dealing in not the best time to study abroad. But that doesn't mean we should stop our effort to meet new people, meet new culture. This video is about how I managed to meet new people during the pandemic. - Joonyoung Kim, South Korea
Never Give Up - My Exchange Program
Studying abroad has always been my dream. After tremendous efforts, I was finally given the chance to fulfill it. However, not everything is under our control... - Alexey Korablev, Russia
The Home Of An International Student
I’m an undergraduate international student from India currently studying Architecture in New York. Due to the pandemic, I had to leave New York and stay with my sister in North Carolina. Since March, we’ve been isolating ourselves and I’ve been taking classes online here. A few reasons I didn’t go...
I chose to pursue an international education because I believe that there so much knowledge and empathy that can be obtained by meeting people in worlds completely different from my own. As a first-generation college student, an exciting part of this is a 4-week summer program offered by my school...
My Travel Video
My decision to study abroad came from the desire of getting out of my comfort zone and putting myself out there to be emerged in a different culture and way of living. I believe the best way to grow is to get out of your comfort zone, and this experience...
What Could Have Been
Born and raised in Vietnam and currently working in the Netherlands, I aspire to expand my horizons even more by doing a Master's degree in Sweden. This video shows how COVID-19 has disrupted my life emotionally and financially and put my dream on hold. Despite these challenges, I am learning...
A micro version of a short documentary I shot and produced as part of my MA in Digital Documentary at the University of Sussex. My year of studying abroad was cut in half due to the Covid-19 pandemic. My film is a personal essay of the journey back home amid...
This spoken word is my letter to 2021. I plan to study in the Netherlands in the coming year, and as many other students, I have a new challenging factor added to the mix: Covid-19. This video is about my hopes and wishes to the new year and the adventures...
STORY OF MY LIFE
My name is Larissa, and I am currently going after my dream during this global pandemic. Yeah you read that right, sounds kind of crazy doesn’t it? You may ask, what is this dream? And I will say it’s to study in a drama college abroad. I will be brief...
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