Calling all students in Sabah. Join BEFF’s My Eco Snapchat Story Challenge. Use Snapchat to show us how you feel about Sabah’s environment and you could be the Borneo Eco Film Festival’s 2016 Eco Challenger!



Sun, Sand & Sea


1st prize      RM 500
2nd prize     RM 300
3rd prize      RM 200

How to Join

  1. Collect your snaps and save them to memories (don’t forget to use your favourite filters).
  2. Add your saved snaps to a story using the theme “Sun, Sand & Sea”.
  3. Include your full name and the name of your school / college / university in your story.
  4. Export your completed story to your phone.
  5. Upload your story to BEFF’s My Eco Snapchat Story Challenge Event Page on Facebook [Click the link] or scan QR Code. 
  6. Get your friends to like your story!
  7. Top-10 finalists will be announced on the 1st October 2016 (see Rules).
  8. Winners will be announced during the Borneo Eco Film Festival on 8th October 2016 at the 5th Floor of Suria Sabah Shopping Mall (see Rules).
  9. Closing date is 30th September 2016


  1. The competition is open to students aged 13 years old and above who are registered at any educational institution in Sabah (secondary schools, colleges, universities).
  2. Each entry must be a unique, stand-alone story made using Snapchat.
  3. Entries can be in any Malaysian language (i.e English, BM, Chinese, Tamil, Dusun, Murut etc.)
  4. Each entry must be 1 minute (minimum) to 3 minutes (maximum) in length.
  5. All types of snaps allowed except photos from your camera roll / gallery.
  6. Unlimited number of entries allowed provided that each entry is a unique, stand-alone story.
  7. Unauthorised use of copyrighted material is strictly prohibited.
  8. Entries containing offensive material or prohibited content will be disqualified.
  9. By uploading your entry to BEFF’s My Eco Snapchat Story Challenge Facebook page, entrants agree to allow the Borneo Eco Film Festival to use your entry in screenings and festival promotions.
  10. Top-10 finalists will be announced on BEFF’s My Eco Snapchat Story Challenge Facebook page on 1st October 2016. All top-10 finalists are required to show your student card to the Secretariat of the Borneo Eco Film Festival at 5pm, on 8th October 2016 at the 5th Floor of Suria Sabah Shopping Mall (“festival venue”).
  11. Winners will be announced at the Borneo Eco Film Festival on 8th October 2016 at the festival venue. Winners must attend the prize-giving session at the festival venue to be eligible to collect your prize. Winners who are not in attendance will be disqualified and the prize will be awarded to another finalist.
  12. All judging decisions are final.


Judging will be based on the following criteria:

Most likes on the original uploaded post  50
Creativity and originality 15
Relevance to the theme 10
Your message 20
Use of Snapchat features to tell your story 5
  • Good Luck and Happy Snapping!

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