Deadline:

12th April, 2019.

Location:

Online.

(Award/Prize)

Description

Showcasing the world’s best mojo talent, in partnership with Mojofest in Ireland

The Thomson Foundation mobile journalism competition is a leading showcase for mobile journalism (‘mojo’) talent. In partnership with Mojofest, the competition is now in its fifth year.

More Details

Every spring, applications are invited from those who have what it takes to become the next mojo star. Applicants are required to submit a feature story or news report filmed and edited entirely on a mobile device, which excites, intrigues and surprises and demonstrates impact and creativity.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • mobile journalism

Required Languages

English.

Eligible Countries

ALL WORLD COUNTRIES.

Program Period

from 6-8th June 2019.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • The competition is open to entrants aged 18 or over.
  • Only one entry per person. Entries on behalf of another person will not be accepted and joint submissions are not allowed.

Opportunity Cost

(Award/Prize)

  • Prize 1: The winner will receive return flights to Galway, Ireland, five-star accommodation and tickets to Mojofest from 6-8th June 2019, a festival dedicated to mobile journalism and headed up by one of the most respected mojo voices in the industry, Glen Mulcahy.
  • Prize 2: Five runners up will also receive free access to Glen’s advanced mobile journalism online course from our Journalism Now programme.

How to Apply

First step: Create a mobile journalism story, either a feature or TV-style news report with a run time of 2-5 minutes. The most important thing is that the story is shot and edited entirely on a mobile device (iOS, Android, Windows Phone, RIM Blackberry, etc) and that the video content is delivered in high definition.

Second step:The story must be produced by ONE individual and entries will be marked on the following:

  • Journalism: Originality and credibility of the story, demonstrating original research, effort and use of interviews.
  • Impact: Importance of the subject matter and the impact the story has achieved.
  • Uniqueness to medium: Innovative and appropriate use of mobile-recording techniques.
  • Storytelling: Clarity of the storytelling.
  • Technical quality: Technical quality of the production.

Third step: Entries should ideally be in English, however, other languages with on screen subtitles are acceptable. 

Fourth step: Submit the following form.

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This Scholarship Published by:
Mustafa Abdelshafy/ Egypt

Reviewed by” Hagar Mohamed Khalil/ Egypt
MARJ3 Intern
MARJ3 Scholarships team