April 26, 2007

OPPORTUNTIES: Very Important Producer Awards 2007

Calling all youth filmmakers worldwide!

Announcing the Very Important Producers Awards 2007

Looking for an audience to watch your best films? How about an audience of
youth filmmakers worldwide? Listen Up!'s 2nd Annual ³Very Important
Producers² Awards is all about filmmakers, their friends & their allies
watching and discussing the latest & greatest in youth media.

Deadline for Submissions: May 11th
Audience Rates Films: May 18th-June 1st

? $1000 for the producing organization of the Audience Award for Best
Achievement in Youth Media
? $500 & $250 for Audience Award runner-ups
? VIP ³I¹m Big in Youth Media² Packages for winning filmmakers in 11
? iPod Video for winning filmmaker of Audience Award for Best Achievement in
Youth Media
? Winning films featured on the 2007 ³I¹m Big in Youth Media² DVD

http://www.listenup.org/vip2007/ has all the information you¹ll need to get
started. Listen Up!¹s Matt Griffin is on hand to answer all of your
questions along the way. matt@listenup.org

VIP2007 is a great opportunity for filmmakers worldwide to share work and
get the recognition they deserve. We sure hope you¹ll join us!

The Listen Up! Team

The Listen Up! Team

Austin Haeberle
Creative Director, Listen Up!

Learning Matters, Inc.
6 E. 32nd St., 8th Floor
New York, NY 10016
tel. (212) 725-7000
fax (212) 725-2433

Our mission at Listen Up! is to help youth be heard in the mass media,
contributing to a culture of free speech and social responsibility. Listen
Up! is a national Youth Media Network that helps youth producers and their
adult mentors exchange work, share ideas and learn from one another.

Coming in May. A new documentary from our parent non-profit, Learning
Matters, on PBS- "Discounted Dreams" The high hopes and harsh realities at
America's community colleges. Check local listings for date and time.


Chris Schuepp
Young People's Media Network - Coordinator

Youth Media Consulting GbR
c/o ECMC (European Centre for Media Competence)
Bergstr. 8 / 11th floor
D-45770 Marl - Germany

Tel./Fax: +49 2365 502480
Mobile: +49 176 23107083
Email: cschuepp@unicef.org
URL: www.unicef.org/magic
Mailing list: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/youthful-media

The YPMN is supported by UNICEF and hosted by the ECMC.

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