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This category is for short form documentaries that deal with an issue of public interest. Subject matter can include (but is not limited to) investigations, examinations of social issues, and historical retrospectives. The documentary must have been produced entirely by students. The entry must be between three (3) and ten (10) minutes in length.

Judges will evaluate the quality of production and journalistic skills demonstrated in presentation and editing. Considerations will include content, editing, lighting, writing, use of audio and video