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International Media Festival for Prevention

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Grab the popcorn and prepare to be wowed!

Visit the Festival Cinema to watch the best safety and health at work films and multimedia productions from all over the world. 

Enjoy creative and innovative cinematic storytelling that demonstrates how successful prevention work requires good communication. 

The Festival Cinema is open throughout the Congress in room C3.6, so stop by to view all shortlisted productions.

Visit the IMFP website for the cinema programme

Jointly coordinated by the ISSA Section Electricity and Information and the International Media Festival for Prevention (IMFP), this festival has been an integral part of the World Congress on Safety and Health at Work since 1990.

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Media Festival

The Media Festival winners, as selected by an international jury, will be announced at an exciting awards ceremony during the IMFP Special Media Session.

The Special Media Session Awards Ceremony will be held on Tuesday, 28 November in the Darling Harbour Theatre from 6:30 - 7:30pm.


Learn more

Here you will find important information about the Media Festival and the submission process.

The submission period begins September 2022. Here’s what you need to know.

After you enter your submission, the IMFP office will check your submission is complete and correctly uploaded. After editorial checks, the IMFP will publish all new festival entries on their website. There is no limit to the number of entries you submit or the length of your productions. Media products can be produced in any language. However, when completing your entry form, please use one of the official languages of the World Congress - English, French, Spanish or German.

An experienced international jury will assess all entries and select the media products for the Shortlist.

The IMFP will announce the shortlisted media products on the IMFP website.

All shortlisted and winning productions will be presented to an international audience in the IMFP Cinema programme running throughout the conference in Sydney where you'll have the chance to see outstanding media about safety and health at work!

From the Shortlist, the jury will choose the IMFP 2023 winners. Join an international conference audience at the IMFP Special Media Session of the 23rd World Congress in Sydney, Australia for an award ceremony announcing the winning productions.