Child Rights Award 2008
Region - Eastern Europe and Central Asia, South Asia, South East and East Asia, South Pacific
Deadline Date - June 30, 2008
The Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU), Cable & Satellite Broadcasting Association of Asia (CASBAA) and United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) seek Asia-Pacific broadcasters and producers to submit entries for the Asia-Pacific Child Rights Award 2008.
Televised programmes both for children and about children are eligible and can cover any child rights issue. Entries can include documentaries that detail the plight of children, dramas that help break down stereotypes and discrimination, or animation that teaches and entertains.
Entries must have been broadcast between June 2007 and May 2008. The award will be presented at the CASBAA convention in Bali on November 24 2008. The winner will be flown there for the ceremony.
There is no limit to the number of entries and no fee. Non-English narration and non-English subtitles require an English script. Entries must be submitted in VHS, VCD, or DVD format. Press materials including still images would be welcome.
The deadline for application is June 30 2008.