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Media Pros Africa is looking for a vibrant female TV host

Media Pros Africa is looking for a vibrant, eloquent, engaging and highly motivated FEMALE TV HOST for a Broadcast network. The requirements are but not limited to: 1. 18 years+, preferably between 25-30 years. 2. Ability to communicate well, both oral and written. 3. Dynamic, robust and outgoing personality. 4. Good interviewing and reporting skills. […]

International Radio Playwriting Competition 2018

Would you like to win £2,200 sterling, a trip to London and have your play broadcast across the world on BBC World Service?  If so, the 2018 International Radio Playwriting Competition is now open to entries! There are three prizes to be won. Two first prizes – for the best radio plays by writers with […]

Deadline: 4 January 2018 – 13h00 GMT Photographers of all ages, backgrounds and experience levels are invited to enter the Open competition of the world’s biggest photography competition. The judges are looking to award the best single images from across the 10 diverse categories, from Architecture and Landscape to Still Life and Street Photography. In addition to […]

Ticket Fund by Prince Claus Fund for Artists

The Prince Claus Fund’s Mobility Fund supports the cross-cultural exchange of artists and cultural practitioners. The Mobility Fund is open as per 28 February 2017. By covering travel costs, such as economy class plane or train tickets, the Mobility Fund assists in the professional growth and networking abilities of those it supports. It is specifically […]

Video contest highlights social issues

Filmmakers and activists can submit videos that inspire activism, compassion and social transformation. The Social Impact Media Awards (SIMA) is accepting entries for its international documentary and educational media competition and showcase, funded by documentary companies and human rights organizations. The categories are feature, short and impact video. Feature documentaries must be a minimum of 40 minutes, […]

Photojournalism contest accepting entries

Freelance photographers reporting under risky conditions can apply for an award. The Lucas Dolega Award will recognize a photographer who often works in dangerous or difficult circumstances demonstrating dedication to democracy and freedom of information. Participants must submit a selection of 10 to 20 photos documenting a conflict, revolution, natural or sanitary disaster, or their […]

Elizabeth R Media Fund launches digital challenge

Journalists ages 28 to 35 from the Commonwealth of Nations, excluding the United Kingdom, can apply for this program. The Elizabeth R Broadcasting Fund, relaunched by the Thomson Foundation, aims to provide aspiring media managers from the Commonwealth of Nations with the skills and tools necessary to help their organizations face the digital challenges in their countries. […]

Knight Center hosts MOOC on product management for journalists

Journalists and others interested in creating new digital products in news organizations can participate in this four-week course. The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas, through its Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), is offering the free course “Product management for journalists” Oct. 16 to Nov. 12. The course will cover the background and history […]

Contest recognizes freedom of expression

Journalists, digital activists and other free speech advocates can be nominated for these awards. The Index on Censorship Freedom of Expression Awards honor individuals fighting to speak out in the dangerous and difficult conditions. Index invites the public, NGOs and media organizations to nominate individuals in four categories: arts, campaigning, digital activism and journalism. Winners will be flown to […]

Iceland Writers Retreat open

Writers interested in developing their skills and contacts can apply for this program. The Iceland Writers Retreat Alumni Award offers writers in need of financial support an opportunity to attend the Iceland Writers Retreat April 11 to 15, 2018 in Reykjavik, Iceland. The retreat features a series of small-group writing workshops and cultural tours designed to […]

Women photographers grant launched

Women and female-identifying photographers can apply for a grant. PHmuseum has established the PHM 2017 Women Photographers Grant to empower the work of female professionals of all ages and from all countries working in diverse areas of photography. Contestants must submit a project featuring eight to 20 photos. At least four of them must have been shot […]

Documentary film festival on human rights seeks entries

Documentary filmmakers worldwide who focus on human rights can submit their works to this contest. The Docudays UA International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival, organized by the Ukrainian Helsinki Human Rights Union, will take place March 23 to 30 in Kiev, Ukraine. Categories include docu/life, docu/right, docu/short (films up to 45 minutes long) and the national category […]

Training for young film critics offered

Journalists ages 30 and younger can apply for a training program in the Netherlands. The International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR) seeks applicants for its training program Jan. 24 to Feb. 4, 2018. The IFFR Trainee Project for Young Film Critics offers motivated and talented journalists a chance to cover a major international film festival. The program includes reporting on […]

Reporting workshop calls for proposals [Africa, China]

African and Chinese journalists are invited to apply to attend this workshop. The Africa-China Reporting Project at Wits Journalism is organizing the Africa-China Reporting Workshop and Fieldwork Project Nov. 7 to 20 in Johannesburg, South Africa. The workshop will consist of two stages: training and skills development workshop, and the fieldwork project. Five African and five Chinese journalists will be […]

Call for applications: Photojournalism contest

Photojournalists and multimedia teams can submit their work. The Atlanta Photojournalism Seminar hosts a photography competition. The goal of the seminar is to promote high standards of photojournalism through an annual educational conference and the competition. All photographs must have been captured (except for picture story entries) between Nov. 1, 2016 and Oct. 31, 2017. The […]

The film ‘Jibu’ set to premiere on 30th September 2017

The much eagerly awaited premiere of the film JIBU is finally here. The event will take place on 30th September 2017 at the Mirror Hotel. The film is a Rwandan-Tanzanian production that you cannot afford to miss. Your presence will be highly appreciated. Pass the word NB: Please understand the date typo on the poster. […]

My first auditioning landed me in a leading role – Stycie Waweru

Stycie Waweru, a ten-year-old pupil at Damacrest Schools has never acted before. Fate led her to the audition for the film ‘Supa Modo” the latest production by One Fine Day Films. “My dad told me about the audition and I decided to try my luck” Stycie explains. Supa Modo tells the story of Jo, a […]

Call for application: Melbourne Documentary Film Festival!

Melbourne Documentary Film Festival! The Melbourne Documentary Film Festival is amongst the world’s newest documentary film festivals and is one of the most fun and interesting stop-overs on the international documentary film festival circuit. Each year the Festival curates world-class feature and short documentaries direct from some of the hottest most prestigious documentary film festivals […]

Call for film entries – Zuma Film Festival

Film makers are invited to submit films to be shortlisted for screening in the different categories of awards and endowed prizes during the 2017 Zuma Film Festival. Submissions will be accepted from the Director and/or Producer of the works in DVD (PAL, NTSC), Blu-Ray, Registration form for entries can be downloaded at www.zumafest.gov.ng, entries can […]

Call for entries for la fabrique cinema de l’institut francais 2018

Welcome to the applicants to La Fabrique Cinéma You will find below the selection criteria for the call of entries of La Fabrique Cinéma de l’Institut français 2018. Please note that there is no registration fee SELECTION CRITERIA Directors must come from one of the eligible countries. The project must be the director’s first or […]