Organizer: Social Impact Media Awards (SIMA)
Date: 10.15.13, 09:00AM – 01.07.14, 03:00PM ET
Sponsor:Social Impact Media Awards (SIMA)
Today, award-winning international documentary production and social impact agency, DEEDA Productions, announced the return of its Social Impact Media Awards (SIMA). Now in its second year, SIMA is the first international documentary and educational impact media competition and awards, honoring members of the independent film and global humanitarian industries whose work exemplifies the SIMA dedication to advancing global awareness, social justice, human rights and humanitarian development through creative works of visual storytelling.
Sponsorship opportunities are available for the 2014 competition and awards.
During its 2013 competition season, SIMA received 267 submissions from over 80 countries. These films were judged by a jury of media and humanitarian industry leaders, engaging a global network of filmmakers, change-makers and humanitarian organizations. 2013 winners were announced earlier this year.
“These films exemplify the power of cinema to create social change,” said CineCause Founder and 2013 SIMA judge, Jon Fitzgerald.
SIMA 2014 kicks-off in October, with submissions opening on October 15, 2013, and culminates with a screening and reception honoring the winning films in May 2014.
For more information about sponsorship of the 2014 Social Impact Media Awards, or to become a year-round SIMA Network Partner, please contact Folayo Lasaki at email@example.com.
For more information about SIMA 2014, screening opportunities of the SIMA Film Showcase and Film Catalogue please visit, www.SIMAawards.org.
About the Social Impact Media Awards
Presented by DEEDA Productions, The Social Impact Media Awards (SIMA) is an international film competition and awards dedicated to showcasing exceptional documentary film and educational impact videos through awareness, exhibition and promotion. SIMA serves as a platform for these creative works, and allows their messages to be broadcast to a wider audience in order to promote and inspire social activism and education. SIMA is a non-profit organization based in Los Angels. For more information, visit www.SIMAawards.org.
About DEEDA PRODUCTIONS
DEEDA Productions is an award-winning documentary production company and impact agency working to advance human rights, humanitarian aid and global development. DEEDA is dedicated to sharing stories from the field, raising awareness about global inequities and supporting sustainable and innovative development projects. In addition to producing the Social Impact Media Awards, DEEDA produces social-impact media and offers consulting and creative production services to international organizations and film projects aiming to maximize responsible impact. For more information, visit www.deedaproductions.com.
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