Eva Haller WTM Award Call for Entries
WTM Award winner Kasha Slavner went on to speak at the UN about women in media, and became a Yunus&Youth Fellow! Here she thanks Eva Haller and The MY HERO Project.
The Eva Haller Women Transforming Media Award is offered each year as part of The MY HERO International Film Festival.
Length: Up to 10 minutes in length. Excerpts and trailers from longer documentaries and feature films are also accepted.
Genres: Documentary, narrative, music video, animation and experimental.
Levels: Films can be submitted in the student (elementary to college) and professional categories. Students - apply for a fee waiver by emailing [email protected]
Award: $2500 in cash awards will be given in the students and professional categories. Winners are announced in November/December 2020.
Deadline: October 15
Women You Should Know: Eva Haller - Mentor to Generations of Women Changemakers
Eva Haller established the Eva Haller Women Transforming Media Award to support filmmakers and promote women who are creating positive change in the world.
Eva is an activist, philanthropist, and Holocaust survivor. She mentored generations of women, an was the recipient of the first Ban Ki Moon Mentoring Award, and the first Forbes Excellence in Mentoring Award.
Eva was born in Budapest, Hungary, before the Second World War. When Nazis invaded her city, Haller escaped the concentration camp by convincing a young Nazi soldier that she was much too young and beautiful to die. Her older brother John, who was part of the resistance, was killed by the Nazis. After her brother's death, Haller vowed to honor him by helping others.
Learn even more about Eva below:
2019 Eva Haller Women Transforming Media Award
Conversations with My Mother (2019) | Directed by Tsering Wangmo | Experimental Documentary | USA
2018 Eva Haller Women Transforming Media Award
Gloria's Call (2018) | Directed by Cheri Gaulke | Documentary | USA
Women You Should Know: Watch the Women Transforming Media interviews!
Organizer created on 2/23/2018 2:05:13 PM by Xenia Shin
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