The International Citizen Media Award 2013. (Make an Audio/Video Report and get to win 1,000 Euros)

International-citizen-media-award-2013

Submission Deadline: August 31st 2013

The 3rd International Citizen Media Award intends to honor tremendous national (DE) 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.

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.)

Topic for the 2013 International Citizen Media Award:

Citizen Media for Democracy and Tolerance –Against Racism and Right-Wing Extremism.

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 can be sent that have been created between the 1st of August 2012 and the 31st of August 2013. 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.

Technical standards:

Video
– at least SD resolution (PAL/NTSC)
– recommended file container: .mp4 or .mov, recommended codec: .h264, recommend bit rate: at least 2000 kbps
– recommendations for subtitles:
• Arial (font), white with black margin, size 16
• maximum of 2 lines per subtitle (page), centered

Audio:
– File container: .wav, .mp3 or .ogg
– Data Rate: at least 192 kbps
– Sample Rate: at least 44100 Hz

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

Submission

Deadline for tenders: 31st of August 2013.

Applications sent afterwards will not be considered at all.

Send to:

Bürgerhaus Bennohaus
Keyword: 3rd ICMA 2013
Bennostr. 5
48155 Münster
German

Application mails / Uploads sent after the deadline will also not be considered at all.

Or send an E-mail to:

info@icm-award.com

Application form

In order to register for the 2nd International Citizen Media Award, you have to sign the application form and send it back to us – in one delivery with your product. Otherwise, your submission will be revoked.

PDF-Download Application form in English – 970 KB, PDF (requires Adobe Reader)
doc-Download Application form in English – 84.5 KB, .doc (requires Microsoft Word or Open Office)

Announcement of the Winners

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. The award show will take place in the scope of this event.

 

 

 

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