AIA Film Challenge 2022

Public voting for the AIA Film Challenge 2022 has closed! Watch and enjoy these extraordinary films and learn how architects are driving positive change through the power of design.

2022 Winners

Grand Prize Winner: a dream starts here

By Jordan Gray and Nick Rossitch

Runner Up: Betances Residence, Bronx, N.Y.

by Bilyana Dimitrova

Third Place: Regenerative Architecture on the Mandan Hidatsa Arikara Nation

By Monica Hendrickson

People’s Choice: The Change We Seek

By Darguin Fortuna

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Latest news

2022 AIA Film Challenge Winners Announced

Encapsulating how architects work with residents and civic leaders to design sustainable and equitable communities within a 1:30-to-3-minute documentary...

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AIA Film Challenge 2021 winners

The AIA Film Challenge 2021 invited architects, filmmakers, and storytellers to produce 1.5- to 3-minute documentaries highlighting architects, civic...

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Top 5 reasons to participate in the AIA Film Challenge

The chance at a $5,000 Grand Prize, screening at the Architecture and Design Film Festival in New York City, and distribution across all AIA and partner...

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  • "Participating in the film challenge opened up so many doors for me, specifically doors into the minds of others. In some way, it gave me reason to make connections I wouldn't have made on my own."

    – John Gordon, filmmaker, Grand Prize Winner 2020,
    Dallas Holocaust & Human Rights Museum

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