2017 Da Pidgin Film Festival

Aug 22, 2017 | Front Page, Opportunities

Call for Submissions

Submission Deadline: September 30, 2017

The Fall 2017 Da Pidgin Film Festival showcases student films in and about Pidgin. The film festival will be held November, 2017 on the UH-Mānoa campus.

$250 for best film!
$100 for films selected for the festival!

Submission criteria:

  • Anyone can submit, but only films produced by current UH system students (all campuses) are eligible for prize money
  • Films must be in or about Pidgin
  • All genres welcome
  • 12 minutes maximum length
  • Produced within the past 5 years
  • Two films maximum may be submitted by an individual

Submission of film file and application online at: https://goo.gl/forms/aPUMY6PqzvG2jAaL2

For details, see www.hawaii.edu/satocenter or contact charlenesatocenter@gmail.com

For more information, contact Christina Higgins at the Charlene J. Sato Center for Pidgin, Creole & Dialect Studies, UH-Mānoa at cmhiggin@hawaii.edu; 808-956-8610

Funding provided by the Sato Fund, IDEAS, and the Student Activity and Program Fee Board (SAPFB)


  • UH-system student filmmakers can apply for grants of up to $1500 to produce films
  • Travel money available for neighboring island filmmakers