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The Philippines is one of the most vulnerable countries to the impacts of climate change, including sea level rise, increased frequency of extreme weather events, rising temperatures and extreme rainfall, among others. Since climate change poses risks to the environment and to humanity, it is imperative to communicate the importance of climate change adaptation and mitigation to arrest the catastrophic effects of climate change, especially to the youth.

It is in this context that the Climate Change Commission (CCC) is launching the Klima Film Festival (KFF), which aims to mainstream the effects of climate change through compelling storytelling and cinematic techniques. The KFF is being held in collaboration with the Oscar M. Lopez Center (OML Center) as part of its Balangay Project.




  1. Interested participants must fill out the Online Registration Form through from June 30, 2020 – July 31, 2020.

  1. Each team must be composed of members aged 16 to 22 years old, maximum of ten (10) members only.

  1. A team with members below 18 years old must submit a parental consent form.

  1. All entries must be in narrative fiction and adhere to the theme “Adapting for a Sustainable Future.”

  1. The running time of each entry should be between five (5) and seven (7) minutes only, including the title cards and the credits.

This Klima Film Festival is part of the OML Center’s Balangay Project which aims to chronicle the stories of the changing climate in the context of the Filipino experience and how it has shaped the Filipino identity and culture.