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10th Annual Corporate Citizenship Film Festival

Call for Entries Opens November 13, 2017

Submitted by: Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship

Categories: Ratings & Awards, Corporate Social Responsibility

Posted: Nov 13, 2017 – 02:00 PM EST


CHESTNUT HILL, Mass., Nov. 13 /CSRwire/ - The Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship's Film Festival is the largest film festival devoted exclusively to celebrating the work of corporate social responsibility (CSR) professionals, their companies, and programs. The 2018 Film Festival—the tenth annual—is presented by Wells Fargo (NYSE: WFC); winners will be honored at the 2018 International Corporate Citizenship Conference, being held April 8-10, 2018 in Los Angeles, California.

The Film Festival is open to all companies regardless of size or location. To participate, an organization is asked to submit a short film depicting one or more aspects of a recent corporate citizenship initiative. Since the inaugural event in 2009, the Film Festival has received more than 450 submissions. Among last year’s winning entries were films that featured breakthroughs in environmental sustainability, partnerships in STEM education, and the first medical drone delivery system.


  • Submission period: Films, in the form of video uploads, will be accepted November 13, 2017 to January 19, 2018.

  • Eligibility—All companies are eligible to participate regardless of size or location, including both members and non-members of the Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship. Entry for Center members is FREE; the entry fee for non-members is $1,500.

  • Length and File Format—Films are required to be less than three minutes in length and submitted in one of the following formats: .AVI, .FLV, .MP4, .MPG, .MOV, .FLV, .WMV

    • Categories—Winners are awarded in the following categories:

      • Small Company (1 - 5,000 employees*)

      • Medium Company (5,000 - 30,000 employees*)

      • Large Company (30,000+ employees*)

      • Fan Favorite

      • Best in Show

* We define employee as a person your company employs for wages or salary; this includes Full-Time employees, Part-Time employees, Temporary employees, and Independent Contractors or Freelancers.

  • Public voting: Open to the general public, voting will take place online through the Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship website from January 29 through February 19, 2018. All submissions will be narrowed down to the field down to nine finalists, three per size category; public voting determines the Fan Favorite winner.

  • Judging: The finalists will be reviewed by a panel of judges to choose a winner of each size category, as well as the Best in Show winner. Judging is based on content and storytelling, production quality, and alignment with the participating company’s overall corporate citizenship objectives.

  • Winner announced: Winners will be announced on April 8, during the 2018 International Corporate Citizenship Conference, which is being held on April 8-10, 2018, in Los Angeles, California. Finalists must be present to win.


Click here to submit your film to the 2018 Corporate Citizenship Film Festival.


If you have questions, please email

The Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship (BCCCC) is a leader in the field of corporate citizenship helping corporate social responsibility (CSR) professionals maximize business and social value through tools and knowledge enabling them to achieve more through environmental, social, and governance investments. Founded in 1985, the Center draws on the community of professionals, original research, and resources of the Boston College Carroll School of Management. The membership-supported organization engages more than 10,000 individuals annually across its network of more than 430 member companies. For more information, visit

For more information, please contact:

Patricia MacKenzie Director, Marketing and Communications
Phone: 617.552.4545


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