Farming Film Festival Wants You to Address Feeding the World


 [Lexington, KY] – How will we feed 9 billion people? What will the world look like in 2050? Alltech wants to hear from you. With the launch of the 2nd Farming Film Festival, it’s time to get out your camera and tell your story for a chance to win $2,000. The winning videos will be shown at Alltech’s 28th Annual International Symposium May 20 – 23 in Lexington, Ky.

“With the overwhelming success of the first Farming Film Festival, we knew we had to do it again.  Social media outlets have been telling stories to the world. We want to use these new media forms to tell stories to the world. We want to use those outlets to tell the story of agriculture,” said Dr. Pearse Lyons, president and founder of Alltech.

Participants in the Farming Film Festival may enter by uploading their video to Winners will be chosen by a panel of science and agriculture journalists based on creativity, quality of video, story interest and number of views. The deadline for submission is May 1. For the official rules and how to participate, visit

Alltech’s 2012 Symposium is expected to draw more than 2,500 delegates from around the world, making it the industry’s largest symposium. To secure your place at the 2012 Alltech Annual International Symposium, visit or contact [email protected]. Act now to save 20% on registration through April 14.

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