In 2017 Development Perspectives held the first PERSPECTIVES short film competition which focused on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. The competition invited entries to create a short two - four minute film focusing on one of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals.

The competition was judged by four independent judges including film director Darren Thornton. documentary producer Dearbhla Glynn, Trocaire campaigns officer Emmet Sheerin and Co-Founder of Development Perspectives Margaret Downey.

The winning short film was called 'Empty Water' written by Gerard Higgins and directed by CiarĂ¡n McNamara.

The competition was kindly sponsored by Mahers Pharmacy and Canon Camera.

Further details on this years competition will be available soon.