About the 2018 Film Challenge

The fourth annual Film Challenge invites architects and filmmakers to collaborate in telling stories of projects done in partnership with civic leaders and the community. The Film Challenge is an opportunity to demonstrate how architects are having a positive impact on our towns and cities by creating a blueprint for better.

 

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Key dates

Registration opens June 18, 2018
Final films due August 27, 2018
Public voting September 3 – October 7, 2018
Judging period September 7 – 16, 2018

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News & Stories

Congratulations to our 2017 Grand Prize Winner!

Grand Prize Winner, Myles Kramer, director of Community by Design: Skid Row Housing Trust, was chosen by an esteemed panel of judges as the 2017 I Look Up Film Challenge winner! This was Myles’ first entry into the I Look Up Film Challenge and we’re thrilled to announce him as this year’s winner. Filmed in […]

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Meet the Contestants, Part 2: I Look Up Film Challenge Behind-the-Scenes

The 3rd annual I Look Up Film Challenge has closed and everyone has submitted their films. Judging is well underway. Teams across the country created high-impact films about architecture making a huge difference in communities around the country and the world. As we quickly approach Public Voting, let’s take this chance to meet a few […]

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Meet the Contestants, Part 1: I look Up Film Challenge Behind-the-Scenes

The third annual I Look Up Film Challenge is well underway, with final film submissions due this Sunday. Teams across the country have been hard at work using the power of film to shine a light on stories of innovative design with positive social impact. As the challenge rolls on, let’s take a break from […]

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2017 Winners

Grand Prize Winner

Community by Design: Skid Row Housing Trust

First Runner Up

Pisces

Second Runner Up

A Little Alcove: San Francisco Navigation Center

People's Choice Winner

A Roof of Their Own


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