AIA Film Challenge 2022

The AIA Film Challenge 2022 invites you to share stories of architects working with civic leaders to design sustainable and/or equitable communities.

This year, we’re asking for 1:30- to 3-minute short documentary films that you can produce from any device. More updates coming soon! Subscribe below to receive notifications.

Key dates

AIA Film Challenge opens: June 13
Registration deadline: August 22 
Submission deadline: August 26 
Public voting period: September 9 – October 14 
Winners announced: Late October 

Prizes

A panel of judges will select the Grand Prize, Runner Up, and Third Place winners. There’s also a People’s Choice Award selected by the public. Win both the Grand Prize and People’s Choice Awards and take home $7,000!

Grand Prize
$5,000 cash prize
Film screened at celebration event
Physical award
Official awards badge
Promotion through AIA channels

Runner Up
$3,000 cash prize
Film screened at celebration event
Physical award
Official awards badge
Promotion through AIA channels

Third Place
$2,000 cash prize
Film screened at celebration event
Physical award
Official awards badge
Promotion through AIA channels

Finalists (up to 10 films)
$500 cash prize
Official awards badge
Promotion through AIA channels

People’s Choice
$2,000 cash prize
Film screened at celebration event
Physical award
Official awards badge
Promotion through AIA channels

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