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#YODOContest

Hospice of Waterloo Region is proud to be partnering with the Grand River Film Festival for the first time to present a short film competition that aims to get community members talking about what it means to live well until you die.

You Only Die Once: #YODOContest calls on filmmakers and storytellers in Waterloo Region to tell stories that to focus on death as a part of living. The short films are expected to be 3-5 minutes in length, and will explore and educate others about death, dying, and grief in a personally unique way that has a positive influence on the community.

HWR is currently accepting applications for film proposals. Submissions are due Sept. 15. If you would like to share information about this film contest with your online community, we have provided sample graphics and posts that you may want to choose from.

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#YODOContest - Twitter

Sample Tweets

Attn filmmakers and storytellers in Waterloo Region — @HospiceWaterloo is partnering with @grandriverfilm for a NEW short film contest. You Only Die Once: #YODOContest seeks films that explore & educate others about death, dying, & grief. https://bit.ly/38PII1I #yodo

You Only Die Once: #YODOContest is a new short film contest launched by @HospiceWaterloo in partnership with @grandriverfilm. It will feature films that explore & educate others about death, dying, & grief in a personally unique way. Proposals due Sept. 15 https://bit.ly/38PII1I

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#YODOContest Facebook

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Attention filmmakers and storytellers in Waterloo Region — Hospice of Waterloo Region is partnering with the Grand River Film Festival to launch a new short film contest.

You Only Die Once: #YODOContest calls on filmmakers and storytellers to tell stories that focus on death as a part of living. The short films are expected to be 3-5 minutes in length, and will explore and educate others about death, dying, and grief in a personally unique way that has a positive influence on the community.

Hospice of Waterloo Region is accepting film proposal submissions until Sept. 15.

Learn more: https://bit.ly/38PII1I

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#YODOContest Instagram

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Are you a filmmaker and/or storyteller in Waterloo Region? Hospice of Waterloo Region is partnering with the Grand River Film Festival to launch a new short film contest.

You Only Die Once: #YODOContest calls on filmmakers and storytellers to tell stories that focus on death as a part of living. The short films are expected to be 3-5 minutes in length, and will explore and educate others about death, dying, and grief in a personally unique way that has a positive influence on the community.

Hospice of Waterloo Region is accepting film proposal submissions until Sept. 15. Learn more: hospicewaterloo.ca/yodo-contest

#hospicewaterloo #yodo #kwawesome #wrawesome #waterlooregion @grandriverfilmfest

 

 

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#YODOContest Web

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Hospice of Waterloo Region is excited to be launching a new short film contest in partnership with the Grand River Film Festival.

You Only Die Once: #YODOContest calls on filmmakers and storytellers in Waterloo Region to tell stories that focus on death as a part of living. The short films are expected to be 3-5 minutes in length, and will explore and educate others about death, dying, and grief in a personally unique way that has a positive influence on the community.

Submit your film proposal by Sept. 15th, 2020. Selected entrants will be notified in mid-October. If you have questions, please email Sheli O’Connor, Director of Community Engagement and Partnerships, Hospice of Waterloo Region: sheli@hospicewaterloo.ca

Have Questions?

Check out our FAQs or contact Sheli O’Connor, the Director of Community Engagement and Partnerships at Hospice of Waterloo Region: sheli@hospicewaterloo.ca.

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