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Social Impact Media Awards (SIMA)Social Impact Media Awards (SIMA)
Our mission is to advance global awareness, social justice, human rights, and education by catalyzing creative works of visual storytelling that inspire activism, compassion and social transformation. Read more
Our mission is to advance global awareness, social justice, human rights, and education by catalyzing creative works of visual storytelling that inspire activism, compassion and social transformation.
The Social Impact Media Awards (SIMA) started as the first documentary and educational media competition honoring members of both the independent film and global humanitarian industries. We set out to propel and elevate social-impact filmmaking that inspires crucial perspectives and demonstrates unique potential to enlighten, transform, and positively impact our contemporary world. Over the years, we developed global community engagement programs: SIMAx and SIMA RAMA,a ground-breaking education program, SIMA Classroom,and an ever expanding film catalogue, The SIMA Collection. Through the annual SIMA AWARDS and year-round FILM PROGRAMS, we provide a catalyst for these important works, and serve as a media reserve for educators, journalists and screening partners around the globe.