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International Corporate Citizenship Film Festival


Your votes have now decided the 2018 finalists! See all 9 finalists here.

The annual International Corporate Citizenship Film Festival honors excellence and recognizes the hard work of corporate citizenship programs. Please note that the submission period is now closed. 

Winning participants will have the opportunity to share their company's CSR story at a formal ceremony at the 2018 International Corporate Citizenship Conference in Los Angeles, CA, April 8-10, 2018. 

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2017 Best in Show

In a stunning sweep, Experiencias Xcaret took home the Small Company prize, the Fan Favorite award AND the Best in Show for their gorgeous video Flying Home: The Return of the Scarlet Macaw.

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


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 non-members of the Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship*. Entry for Center members is FREE; the entry fee for non-members 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 2018 International Corporate Citizenship Conference on April 8 in Los Angeles. Finalists must be present to win. 

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All film festival finalists should attend the International Corporate Citizenship Conference. Register Now