Film Your Issue Global Competition

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Film Your Issue Global Competition: The United Nations, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and other organizations and media leaders have joined forces to engage young adults (14-24) in contributing to the public dialogue on pressing social issues using the power of the Internet and user-generated content.

Film Your Issue invites high school and college students in the United States and around the world to express themselves on pressing contemporary issues by creating and up- loading short two-minute films on issues that impact them and their generation.

Films can be uploaded to multiple parti-cipating platforms, including MTV, YouTube, and American Film Institute Screen Nation, as well as promoted on MySpace TV.

Awards and prizes include internships at USA Today, the UN, the award-winning PBS Series "P.O.V.", and the Humane Society of the United States; a $5,000 college scholarship from the Gates Foundation; having your film broadcast on Starz; having entries distributed by the Associated Press to its 1,800 Online Video Network media outlets; being profiled on MTV News and presented at the NAACP annual conference; VIP Pass/film presen- tation at AFI Silverdocs; the Walter Cronkite Civic Engagement Leadership Award and Eleanor Roosevelt Humanitarian Award; and many more.

Follow the links below for more details and application contacts.

Deadline: April 14 each year.

For further details, and application materials, contact: Film Your Issue Global Competition

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