Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Two Contests for Students

A BILLION DREAMS (via The Hindu)

CII, Young Indians (‘Yi), launches ‘A Billion Dreams', a competition for high school and college students across the country. Participants are expected to submit a video clip of their vision for India at 75. The last date for submission of entries is December 30.

The participants can submit a video clip of their vision for India at 75 at http://www.vision75.in/ and send their registration to vidya.s@cii.in and / or call 42444555. The clippings will be judged by a jury of personalities from various walks of life. The panelists would select the top videos, the makers of which will get to see their ‘vision' aired during a special felicitation ceremony on January 26 in Chennai.

The project aims to give Indians a platform to envision their development goals. The project, in essence, is a stage for Indians to inform, and in the process inspire other Indians of what they feel India should have evolved to epitomise, come 75 years of independence.

Read more here.

THE SHORTIE AWARDS: FILM AND NEWS FESTIVAL
The Shortie Awards: Film & News Festival is the premiere film festival for students ages 7 to 18 and their teachers!
Entry Categories:

Live Action: Narrative, Documentary, Experimental, PSA, Music Video, or Other
Animation: Stop-Motion, Claymation, Machinima, Digital, or Other
Daily News Program

We are accepting entries for the 9th Annual Shortie Awards until April 9, 2010.
Visit the website for the rules and more details.

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