The Edmonton Jewish Film Festival (EJFF) is pleased to announce the openingof competition for the EARL PARKER AWARD FOR JEWISH FILM for 2021. This award of $1500 will be presented on the opening night of the Virtual EJFF. Eligible projects must be related to Jewish identity, themes, or culture, and maybe fictional or non-fictional. Applicants must be engaged in a film or video project at any stage of production, including but not limited to: script writing, storyboarding, cinematography, post-production requirements, as well as seeking distribution for a finished film. Alternatively, the award may be applied to the costs of attending workshops or a course of study in film or video production, developing related practical skills, or establishing a program of study designed to create Jewish content films or videos. The jury recognizes that the pandemic places constraints on film production and will be flexibile and accommodating, when considering proposals. Who is eligible? The competition is open to Canadian residents of any age. School groups may apply. The submission deadline is April 5, 2021.