Submissions Invited: 3rd International Citizen Media Award

Deadline: August 31, 2013

Applications are now open for the 2013 International Citizen Media Award, which honors tremendous national and international work in the field of citizen media and its products in the categories “Video” and “Audio” that have been created by private, non-commercial producers. The award distinguishes the dedication of citizens of all countries and their audiovisual products and their reporting concerning locally, regionally, globally and socially relevant topics.

This years topic is: Citizen Media for Democracy and Tolerance – Against Racism and Right-Wing Extremism

Categories

An expert jury awards the prizes in the following categories:

  • • Video (individual product, short movie, movie in a television broadcast, video podcast etc.)
  • • Audio (individual product, radio spot in a radio broadcast, podcast etc.)

Eligibility and Guidelines

The competition is worldwide open for single participants, groups, associations, civil initiatives, school classes and especially for producers, actors and editorial teams in the field of citizen media work.

  • Products created between the 1st of August 2012 and the 31st of August 2013 will be accepted.
  • Every participant/group can only send one product per category.
  • German participants respectively production groups take part in the prize and its categories in the category “national” (DE). All others take part in the “international” category.
  • A single product may not exceed a running time of 20 minutes.

Prizes

Video – national (DE)

  • Winner 1000 Euro prize money + trophy + certificate
  • Runner-Up Participation in an international media camp + trophy + certificate
  • 3rd Place 300 Euro prize money + trophy + certificate

Video – international

  • Winner 1000 Euro prize money + trophy + certificate
  • Runner-Up Participation in an international media camp + trophy + certificate
  • 3rd Place 300 Euro prize money + trophy + certificate

Audio – national (DE)

  • Winner 300 Euro prize money + trophy + certificate

Audio – international

  • Winner 300 Euro prize money + trophy + certificate

The winners of the International Citizen Media Award will be awarded on the 14th of December 2013 in the framework of an intercultural event taking place in the Bürgerhaus Bennohaus, where the award show will take place.

For more information, click here.

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