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International Corporate Citizenship Film Festival

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The Film Festival will open on November 12, 2018; the last day to submit will be January 18, 2019.

The Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship Film Festival is an opportunity to tell your company’s story and be recognized for your achievements in corporate citizenship. The mission of the Film Festival is to honor excellence and recognize the hard work of corporate citizenship programs.

The winning participants will share their company's CSR stories at a formal ceremony at the 2019 International Corporate Citizenship Conference in Dallas, TX, on April 28. REGISTER NOW for the best rate.

Important Information & Rules

Below is important Film Festival-related information. For questions, please email

ELIGIBILITY—All companies are eligible to participate regardless of size or location, including both members and nonmembers of the Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship*. Entry for Center members is FREE; the entry fee for nonmembers is $1,500.

* We ask that companies submit just one entry apiece; if you work at a subsidiary, please reach out to for clarification regarding your entry, so as to ensure your video is categorized appropriately. PR firms may submit multiple entries, but only one video per company.

LENGTH AND FILE FORMAT—Films are required to be less than three minutes in length and submitted in one of the following formats: .AVI, .FLV, .MP4, .MPG, .MOV, .FLV, .WMV

CATEGORIES—Winners are awarded in the following categories:

  • Small Company (1 - 5,000 employees**)
  • Medium Company (5,000 - 30,000 employees**)
  • Large Company (30,000+ employees**)
  • Fan Favorite
  • Best in Show

** We define employee as a person your company employs for wages or salary; this includes Full-Time employees, Part-Time employees, Temporary employees, and Independent Contractors or Freelancers.

PUBLIC VOTING—Three finalists in each company size category are determined by public voting. Open to the general public, voting takes place online through the Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship website. Public voting, designed to encourage employee engagement and idea spreading, will also determine the Fan Favorite winner.

JUDGING—Following the public voting, a panel of industry experts will review the nine finalists (three per company size category) as selected by voters. The panel will select one winner from each of the three company size categories as well as the Best in Show winner. Judging is based on content and storytelling, production quality, and alignment with the participating company’s overall corporate citizenship objectives.

WINNERS—Winners will be honored as part of a formal ceremony at the 2019 International Corporate Citizenship Conference on April 28 in Dallas, TX. Finalists must be present to win. 

If you have questions, please email

2018 Best in Show

Bella Group's "Our Team, Our People, Our Island… We Aren't Done" video won the Small Company category and took home the top prize as the Best in Show winner.

Watch their video below. You can now see the 2018 winners here


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