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Lights, Camera, Action – Win Your Way to COP23 in Bonn

The COP23 Global Youth Video Competition 2017 is extended to August 30. COP23 official website posted the extension for participants between the ages of 18 and 30. It states that
23 Aug 2017 13:23
Lights, Camera, Action – Win Your Way to COP23 in Bonn

The COP23 Global Youth Video Competition 2017 is extended to August 30.

COP23 official website posted the extension for participants between the ages of 18 and 30.

It states that it hopes to watch and listen inspiring actions the participants are taking to combat climate change in a compelling and concise maximum three minute video.

“We would like you to showcase for us a project or campaign you are involved in which relates to one of this year’s categories.”

Categories:
Category 1: Climate friendly and resilient cities
Category 2: Oceans and climate change

We are looking for videos which showcase:
•the restoration of wetlands and mangroves which protect against storm surges and saltwater intrusion;
•the construction of dykes and other defenses against sea level rise;
•the increase of scientific knowledge to improve ocean health;
•activities which increase public awareness about the need to build resilience with regard to oceans and ways to reduce CO2 emissions so that oceans are better protected.

How to enter
Make an engaging maximum of three minute video, using whatever type of camera you have available, about your activities and submit in online to tvebiomovies .

The Prizes are:
•A round trip to COP23 in Bonn, Germany this November 2017
•Position as a youth reporter at COP23, where you will assist the UNFCCC Newsroom team with videos, articles and social media posts.
All entries will be showcased on a global map which will be exhibited on our web page. To view last year’s please visit the Global Youth Video 2016 web page. The map is supported by Youth Climate Report.
Start date: 10 May 2017
End date: 30 August 2017

The Judging Process
Entries will be judged based on the following criteria:
•Content: clearness and effectiveness of the video in documenting a story about climate change, promoting action and/or offering new solutions.
•Innovation, originality, and impact: telling a climate story in a fresh and unusual way, appealing to a broad and diverse audience and encouraging further thought and action.
•Technical expertise: quality of camera and audio work, effectiveness of editing and strength of script.
The competition is co-organised by the UNFCCC and the UNDP-GEF Small Grants Programme, and implemented by Television for the Environment-tve.

Edited by Ranoba Baoa
Feedback: ashna.kumar@fijisun.com.fj

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