The American Institute of Architects (AIA) encourages everyone to "Look Up” and see what we can create together. Then, imagine what America could look like when you partner with an architect to co-create its future.

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About

The third annual I Look Up Film Challenge invites architects and filmmakers to collaborate in bringing architectural stories to life. This year’s challenge calls for films that highlight projects and architects that are helping to change communities for the better.

Blueprint for better

Blueprint for better

This year’s theme for the AIA 2017 Film Challenge.

This year’s campaign shines a light on the powerful social impact of architects and their work. In partnership with their clients and communities, architects plant the seeds that blossom into stronger neighborhoods, towns and cities.
We invite you to share your story.

Schedule

Schedule

 
Registration 6/1/17 - 8/13/17
Final Films Due 8/13/17
Judging 8/17/17 - 8/30/17
Public Voting 8/21/17 - 10/06/17
 

Winners from Judges and Public Voting will be screened in early November at Architecture and Design Film Festival.

Winners from Judges and Public Voting will both win a total of $2,500.

Final prizes will be announced on May 31st

Prestigious Architecture and Media professionals will serve on the judges panel.