December 13, 2004

OPPORTUNITIES: "Make a difference" One minute video contest! (GLOBAL - ALL REGIONS)

"Make a difference" One minute video contest!

Deadline for submission: 1 March 2005

Looking for a way to make a difference?

Create a one-minute video telling the world how young people are speaking out, taking action and making a difference.

Videos will be reviewed by a global panel of media professionals and displayed on the main UNICEF website. The winning video will be the official Voices of Youth public service announcement, receive prizes, and will be made available for broadcast around the world on The International ChildrenÂ?s Day of Broadcasting.


  • Videos must show how young people can and are taking action to make the world -- and their own communities -- a better place.
  • Videos must capture the mission of Voices of Youth - to promote and protect every childÂ?s right to know more, say more and do more about the world they live in. 
  • All videos must be exactly 1 minute long
  • Participants must be below 25 years of age
  • Submissions can be either by an individual or a group, and can be sponsored by an organization or corporation
  • Each individual or group is limited to one submission
  • All videos should be free of copyright materials

How to submit your video

  • Each video should be submitted with: your name(s), age(s), postal address, an email address (if possible), telephone number and title of the video.
  • Videos must be submitted as compressed mpeg, avi or mov files via email to:
  • Or through the online application form:
  • Or as a CD/DVD via regular mail to:
    Chris Schuepp
    Young People's Media Network Coordinator
    c/o ecmc
    European Centre for Media Competence
    Bergstrasse 8 / 10th floor
    D-45770 Marl
  • Short listed entries will be asked to submit master copies of broadcast quality via surface/air mail on a DVcam tape.
Chris Schuepp
Young People's Media Network - Coordinator
c/o ecmc (European Centre for Media Competence)
Bergstrasse 8 / 10th floor
D-45770 Marl
Tel: +49 2365 502480
Mobile: +49 176 23107083
Fax: +49 12 125 125 21981
Mailing list:
The YPMN is supported by UNICEF and hosted by the ECMC.
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