August 19, 2008

AWARDS: Youth media projects awarded 55,000 GBP (UK)

*Youth media projects awarded £55,000*

Aug 12 2008

More than £55,000 has been awarded to two West Midlands projects that
aim to help disadvantaged young people have a positive voice in the media.

The grants are part of £485,000 of funding from Mediabox, a Department
for Children, Schools and Families fund, that aims to give 13-19 year
olds the opportunity to develop and produce creative media projects.

Mediabox has awarded grants to 18 youth organisations and media
companies across the country for creative-led projects including film,
TV, computer games, online, print and large scale digital imagery and

To date it has funded 242 projects, giving out almost £5 million in
funding, benefiting more than 6,000 young people in England.

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