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Educational Content Provider "Lyfta" Calls for Non-Fiction Short Films


Lyfta, a platform specialized in offering immersive human stories in an educational context, is calling filmmakers to submit their non-fiction short films for inclusion on Lyfta's educational platform. The deadline for submitting films is 30 November 2018.

Submit your non-fiction short film to LYFTA

Lyfta is a subscription-based digital platform where teachers and pupils can access stunning immersive storyworlds, full of engaging films, rich media content and infographics, coupled with curriculum-based lesson plans. Lyfta brings to life abstract concepts in an exciting and engaging way so that children can understand what different things mean and how they work in real life.

Lyfta is now calling for complete non-fiction (documentary) films from all over the world between 2 to 7 minutes in duration for consideration to be included on the Lyfta educational platform.

The selected films will be offered a global distribution agreement for educational purposes.

Submission criteria for the films:

  • A compelling, human character-led non-fiction story
  • Duration: 2-7 minutes
  • Year of production: 2015 - 2018
  • Format: at least HD video quality with stereo sound (important: all dialogue must be auditively understandable)
  • The submitted preview of the film must have either English subtitles or English language dialogue
  • Global distribution rights for educational use must be available


Filmmakers interested in submitting their films can send their works to Lyfta at the following link: The deadline for submitting films is 30 November 2018.

Lyfta's mission is based on the conviction that real-life stories are a powerful tool for learning and provide a considerable potential to inspire and empower a new generation of globally aware, empathetic changemakers — with the prospect of using Lyfta to potentially reach out to 100,000 pupils worldwide. For more information, please visit

Contact at Lyfta:

Sami Jahnukainen
Head of Content
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