Les Mils d’Or 9th Edition: African directors of scientific films, is now open! The topic for this year’s competition is ‘Address a global development issue through a scientific process.’ The deadline for submission is 15 September 2019.

How to apply:

Submit your film accompanied by a summary (10 line maximum), a technical sheet and the contact of the director and/or producer at: [email protected] or drop it off with Mrs. Bérénice Ouattara, IRD Centre of Ouagadougou, 688 avenue du Pr Joseph Ki-Zerbo 01 BP 182 Ouagadougo 01, Burkina Faso.


  • Topic: Address a global development issue through a scientific process
  • Approach: Present film with a technical and artistic approach
  • Language: French or English
  • Year of production: Between 2019 and 2019
  • Format: DVD, Blu-Ray or digital submission
  • Length: Max. 30 minutes


The selected films will be screened during the final contest on 25 October 2019 at the IRD Campus in Ouagadougou.



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