Do you have a story to tell? How do you see the world? Show us your creativity and unique worldview! The Schuchman Deaf Documentary Center invites you to create a 60-second documentary!

Entries will be accepted from Gallaudet undergraduates for a cash prize.

1st place $350, Runner up: $100

Submission deadline: March 30, 2022.

Documentaries will be judged by the Schuchman Deaf Documentary Center team: filmmakers, artists, writers, and educators. Scoring criteria will be based on originality, creativity, plot, pacing, structure, characters, and cinematography.

Winners will be announced April 21, 2022.


Film length: 60 seconds maximum, including title and credits.

Film technique: horizontal orientation with a mobile device.

Captions required.

Still images and historic videos may be used (ensure usage rights and permissions)


  1. Film your doc!
  2. Submit your video to the contest Kaltura channel:
  3. Complete your submission by filling out the submission form:

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